Review of VPS19 from KiloServe
Review: VPS19.

Hello everyone. I got this VPS, I think, 1-2 weeks ago. In this time, I've tested it enough and now it's the time to review it. It's actually a pretty good package if you want to run low-ram consuming gameservers or apache/nginx. It's located in Los Angeles, California. Currently I'm running my gaming news website on it. It's running very smoothly with ram usage under 100MB. I've also installed the SA-MP Gameserver on it. And it's running great. The ping is good as well. But I don't recommend this VPS if you want to run a GUI Program, XFCE, Gnome .etc. Probably because it does not have enough ram. XFCE can run on it but you'll see a lot of problems while running it related to "cannot allocate memory", "kernel memory exhausted" .etc. I'm pretty much convinced with the package specs.

[nopoints]Disk space: 15GB RAID10
Bandwidth: 500GB
Dedicated RAM: 400MB
Burst RAM: 112mb
IP Addresses: 1
Provider: KiloServe (Benchmarks)
Location: Los Angeles, CA (US) Virtualization: OpenVZ
Control Panel: SolusVM[/nopoints]

Here are some benchmarks.

Network Test, Disk IO test and system info
[nopoints]CPU model : Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor 8431
Number of cores : 1
CPU frequency : 2411.165 MHz
Total amount of ram : 512 MB
Total amount of swap : 0 MB
System uptime : 14:14,
Download speed from CacheFly: 21.7MB/s
Download speed from Linode, Atlanta GA: 5.15MB/s
Download speed from Linode, Dallas, TX: 10.6MB/s
Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 7.29MB/s
Download speed from Linode, London, UK: 4.38MB/s
Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 3.75MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 1.19MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 11.9MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 9.66MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 6.62MB/s
I/O speed : 262 MB/s[/nopoints]


[nopoints]4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=1 time=0.1 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=2 time=0.1 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=3 time=0.1 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=4 time=0.1 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=5 time=0.2 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=6 time=0.2 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=7 time=0.4 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=8 time=0.2 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=9 time=0.2 ms
4096 bytes from . (simfs /dev/simfs): request=10 time=0.2 ms

--- . (simfs /dev/simfs) ioping statistics ---
10 requests completed in 9014.7 ms, 5534 iops, 21.6 mb/s
min/avg/max/mdev = 0.1/0.2/0.4/0.1 ms[/nopoints]


[nopoints]System Information
Platform: Linux x86 (32-bit)
Compiler: GCC 4.1.2 20070925 (Red Hat 4.1.2-33)
Operating System: Linux 2.6.18-274.7.1.el5.028stab095.1 i686
Model: Linux PC (Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor 8431)
Motherboard: Unknown Motherboard
Processor: Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor 8431
Processor ID: AuthenticAMD Family 16 Model 8 Stepping 0
Logical Processors: 1
Physical Processors: 1
Processor Frequency: 2.41 GHz
L1 Instruction Cache: 64.0 KB
L1 Data Cache: 64.0 KB
L2 Cache: 512 KB
L3 Cache: 5.00 MB
Bus Frequency: 0.00 Hz
Memory: 86.4 GB
Memory Type: N/A
Processor Model: Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor 8431
Processor Cores: 1

single-threaded scalar 1746 ||||||
multi-threaded scalar 1870 |||||||
Text Compress
single-threaded scalar 1843 |||||||
multi-threaded scalar 1780 |||||||
Text Decompress
single-threaded scalar 1853 |||||||
multi-threaded scalar 1909 |||||||
Image Compress
single-threaded scalar 1503 ||||||
multi-threaded scalar 1475 |||||
Image Decompress
single-threaded scalar 1237 ||||
multi-threaded scalar 1277 |||||
single-threaded scalar 2665 ||||||||||
multi-threaded scalar 2672 ||||||||||

Floating Point
single-threaded scalar 1706 ||||||
multi-threaded scalar 1735 ||||||
Dot Product
single-threaded scalar 2476 |||||||||
multi-threaded scalar 2625 ||||||||||
single-threaded vector 2321 |||||||||
multi-threaded vector 2674 ||||||||||
LU Decomposition
single-threaded scalar 2035 ||||||||
multi-threaded scalar 2082 ||||||||
Primality Test
single-threaded scalar 2328 |||||||||
multi-threaded scalar 1877 |||||||
Sharpen Image
single-threaded scalar 6466 |||||||||||||||||||||||||
multi-threaded scalar 6565 ||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Blur Image
single-threaded scalar 6884 |||||||||||||||||||||||||||
multi-threaded scalar 6945 |||||||||||||||||||||||||||

Read Sequential
single-threaded scalar 3336 |||||||||||||
Write Sequential
single-threaded scalar 4156 ||||||||||||||||
Stdlib Allocate
single-threaded scalar 2484 |||||||||
Stdlib Write
single-threaded scalar 1523 ||||||
Stdlib Copy
single-threaded scalar 2273 |||||||||

Stream Copy
single-threaded scalar 2634 ||||||||||
single-threaded vector 2738 ||||||||||
Stream Scale
single-threaded scalar 2597 ||||||||||
single-threaded vector 2709 ||||||||||
Stream Add
single-threaded scalar 2461 |||||||||
single-threaded vector 2933 |||||||||||
Stream Triad
single-threaded scalar 2720 ||||||||||
single-threaded vector 2135 ||||||||

Integer Score: 1819 |||||||
Floating Point Score: 3479 |||||||||||||
Memory Score: 2754 |||||||||||
Stream Score: 2615 ||||||||||

Overall Geekbench Score: 2666 ||||||||||

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Cool VPS .
Although I can't believe my VPS2 can beat this kiloserve VPS , it's funny how it's a Hexa-Core CPU , but only 1 core is being used for the VPS...

Set aside scarcasm , it's a good VPS . Only problems I see are the DiskIO and the Virtualisation software ( OpenVZ ) . OpenVZ doesn't allow you to set more virtual ram using HDD , and KVM has better virtualization . I would run a website off that VPS , it only has 512mb of ram so SA-MP probably won't work , even if it does it would lag and eventually crash .

Anyways , congrats !!Wink
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(2012-03-21, 11:38:32 pm)Avengeuiwll Wrote:  Only problems I see are the DiskIO and the Virtualisation software ( OpenVZ ) . OpenVZ doesn't allow you to set more virtual ram using HDD , and KVM has better virtualization . I would run a website off that VPS , it only has 512mb of ram so SA-MP probably won't work , even if it does it would lag and eventually crash .

Anyways , congrats !!Wink
262 MB/s is slow for you? o_0

I wouldn't say KVM is better than OpenVZ. They use different virtualization technologies and perform better at different aspects. Technically speaking, OpenVZ has better performance overall since it has lower overhead.

Also, SA-MP will run fine on it.

I totally agree with f8ll. SA-MP can run on a 128MB OpenVZ VPS lol.

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using hard disk space as ram is a terrible idea. do you want your web pages load super slow?
No, but it's a good idea to have something to fall-back into in case something happens and takes up all your RAM.
why the burstable ram is smaller than the dedicated ram?
There is:
Dedicated RAM + Burstable RAM = RAM
So, it has 400 MB dedicated and 112 MB burstable, so 512 MB RAM.
KiloServe's I/O Speed always amaze me. I don't have technical knowledge, but I'm currently running a WP site with Webuzo on OpenVZ and 90MB RAM used, while in KVM it was more than 120MB. Don't have any idea why.
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with kvm, you need to run the basic processes to run a linux distro, using more ram just to be turned on. with openvz, the server can just use the hosts services and save the unnecessary ram. with a vps 3 from here, i was able to run it with only a few megabytes of ram.

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