[VPS] VPS 4 Review
#1
I recently got a VPS from HOST4FUN on which I was using for testing docker programs which I figured I will write a review on.

VPS 4 has KVM virtualization with 50GB disk space and 1GB memory and 1TB monthly traffic on a 1GB/s connection and one IPv4 and no IPv6

The specs are rather good for my uses, I use around ~700 MB of ram usually which is I limit by controlling software, The Disk I/O could be better but It's acceptable by me.

ALL TESTS DONE ON A FRESH DEBIAN (8) OS

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Full benchmark log: /root/bench.log

System Info
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Processor	: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
CPU Cores	: 1
Frequency	: 3392.144 MHz
Memory		: 1000 MB
Swap		: 2047 MB
Uptime		: 15:13,

OS		: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Arch		: x86_64 (64 Bit)
Kernel		: 3.16.0-4-amd64
Hostname	: mw.nut.cc


Speedtest (IPv4 only)
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Your public domain is mw.nut.cc

Location		Provider	Speed
CDN			Cachefly	20.5MB/s

Atlanta, GA, US		Coloat		1.45MB/s 
Dallas, TX, US		Softlayer	1.67MB/s 
Seattle, WA, US		Softlayer	2.53MB/s 
San Jose, CA, US	Softlayer	2.01MB/s 
Washington, DC, US	Softlayer 	5.72MB/s 

Tokyo, Japan		Linode		2.07MB/s 
Singapore 		Softlayer	2.04MB/s 

Rotterdam, Netherlands	id3.net		5.04MB/s
Haarlem, Netherlands	Leaseweb	26.3MB/s 


Disk Speed
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I/O (1st run)	: 23.7 MB/s
I/O (2nd run)	: 27.3 MB/s
I/O (3rd run)	: 27.9 MB/s
Average I/O	: 26.3 MB/s 


For some reason, the network speed appears to be worse than a mobile while the server has a 1GB/s connection
The Disk speed obviously could be better but it hasn't caused any major problems... yet.

The speed test from Paris shows good results:
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I hosted an apache web server temporarily on my VPS although the RAM usage went through the roof, The web site loaded pretty quickly (even better with mod_pagespeed).

Performance-wise it was OK since I could add/remove SWAP at any time.

The HOST4Fun control panel was a bit bugged (it refused to log in on mobile) but apart from that it was rather easy to set the thing up, they still lack the ubuntu 16.04 x86_64 ISO at the time of writing, however.

Reliability wise, I think that this VPS is best used with a CDN and a cache for web hosting otherwise it's pretty reliable.

I currently use my VPS for docker projects and docker OSes and docker in dockers Smile

The hard drive space is very good for normal usage and I have never had a problem with it (as in storage space).

I feel that the Disk I/O could be better but I assume that would be very hard for the providers to do.

I think that this a great VPS and I would definitely recommend this VPS to all users.

I am not going to give a rating but the reader summarise by this post.

Thanks for reading.

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What is mean by *custom swap ? How much you can set it up to?
Well my i/o speed is similar, I like that cpu frequency.
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#3
(2017-01-02, 7:52:45 am)Abdul Sami Wrote: What is mean by *custom swap  ? How much you can set it up to?
Well my i/o speed is similar, I like that cpu frequency.

It's a KVM. You can set swap to however you like, but you loose that much disk space.
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#4
@Abdul Sami VPS 4 has KVM virtualization which allows for hardware virtualization.
I can change the kernel and swap space whenever I want/need.

I can set the swap up to the total disk space I am allotted,

The FreeVPS bench.sh uses MHz, not GHz, please note that.

I always use KVM VPSes because of the kernels actually since KVM allows me to upgrade to a newer kernel and install docker which is right on top of my MUST HAVE list although most people don't have a use for docker.
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3400 MHZ = 3GHZ.
Well i did not knew much about KVM virtualization
You can even set swap to 8GB? I mean Using 8gb disk of ?
That's so good,
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(2017-01-02, 9:04:15 pm)Abdul Sami Wrote: 3400 MHZ = 3GHZ.
Well i did not knew much about KVM virtualization
You can even set swap to 8GB? I mean Using 8gb disk of ?
That's so good,

actually 3.4GHz but nevermind.
I can set the swap to 49GB (using 49GB of space) if the post-install OS takes up 1GB for a total disk limit of 50GB.

however, setting the swap to a stupid amount wont increase performance instead it may have a adverse affect.
most people shouldn't need KVM, I only require it due to my special uses.

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Actually VPS 14 have good ram and disk space, and a good internet connection,
I basically use it for Game servers so i need ram Tongueout
I'll change it for my VPS 18. (But i like vps 18 because of it's performance)
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#8
Which one should I get for running a game server and a voice server? I need something that has quite a bit of ram and something in the North America region.
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(2017-01-10, 1:08:30 pm)IEpicDestroyer Wrote: Which one should I get for running a game server and a voice server? I need something that has quite a bit of ram and something in the North America region.

you can get a good VPS18 for small gameservers,

VPS 4 is also a great option for gameservers & vo-ip.
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