IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

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IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

In this review, we’ll be evaluating the IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting. Powered by the robust Intel Core Processor (Broadwell, IBRS), the server delivers impressive specifications that include 2 CPU cores, 4 GB RAM, 30 GB of SSD storage, a 10 Gbps internet port, 2 TB of data transfer allowance, and one each of IPv4 and IPv6 address allocations.

We have conducted an in-depth analysis using stringent tests to assess the server’s performance thoroughly. These include:

1. Basic Benchmark, Yabs, and Unix Benchmark: These tests measure essential metrics.
2. Global Node Test: This extensive evaluation gauges network performance across various global locations.
3. Global Ping Test: This test measures latency across different geographical regions.

Further, we’ve also included the Media Unlock Test to assess regional accessibility and determine if any geographic-based restrictions are present. The CloudFlare Internet Test contributes to the assessment by examining the quality of the server’s connection.

We’ve also considered evaluations through PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix Performance to understand web performance comprehensively. These tools measure how well a website performs regarding speed and optimization.

About IntoVPS

IntoVPS is a brand that provides powerful, reliable, and secure Virtual Private Server (VPS) systems at affordable prices. The service was launched in June 2009. Initially, only the Romanian data center was available. Since then, IntoVPS has served thousands of happy customers in six European locations (Amsterdam, London, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca) and the USA (Dallas, Fremont).

IntoVPS is a brand of Hosterion SRL. From 2004 to 2016, the company was called Elvsoft. Effective November 1, 2016, Elvsoft SRL changed its name to Hosterion SRL. Hosterion SRL was founded in 2004 as a full-service web agency offering hosting services. Since then, they have focused on hosting and narrowing their services.

IntoVPS has built an affordable OpenStack cloud that you can rely on. They’re deploying premium servers with full-SSD storage in premium data centers connected to redundant Tier 1 internet providers. Their fast servers come with a 24/7 super-fast technical support service.

Their VPS hosting is powered by Intel Xeon and AMD EPYC processors with local full-SSD storage that provides minimum latency and many storage operations per second. OpenStack is the most popular open-source cloud orchestration project. Hundreds of the world’s largest brands rely on OpenStack to run their businesses daily, reducing costs and helping them move faster.

IntoVPS offers a high-performance SSD cloud powered by OpenStack. They guarantee 99.9% uptime and offer pay-per-hour affordable pricing. You can choose from six locations that provide 24/7 professional support staff.

Official Website: https://www.IntoVPS.com

BasicBench: Server Profile, I/O Speed, Upload and Download Speed

 CPU Model          : Intel Core Processor (Broadwell, IBRS)
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2399.990 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Enabled
 Total Disk         : 29.5 GB (1.0 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (72.4 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 12 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.08, 0.10
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-9-cloud-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Online
 Organization       : AS43927 HOSTERION SRL
 Location           : Amsterdam / NL
 Region             : North Holland
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 327 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 368 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 359 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 351.3 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    311.35 Mbps       260.74 Mbps         33.33 ms    
 Los Angeles, US  435.59 Mbps       3447.70 Mbps        140.42 ms   
 Dallas, US       528.39 Mbps       3739.20 Mbps        116.90 ms   
 Montreal, CA     634.34 Mbps       916.91 Mbps         88.46 ms    
 Paris, FR        1515.98 Mbps      597.88 Mbps         14.03 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    7642.21 Mbps      7592.53 Mbps        1.11 ms     
 Shanghai, CN     151.04 Mbps       1512.40 Mbps        179.36 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      1.81 Mbps         1761.03 Mbps        263.62 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     298.52 Mbps       2922.24 Mbps        201.87 ms   
 Singapore, SG    363.32 Mbps       3106.33 Mbps        181.60 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        206.43 Mbps       2626.14 Mbps        242.69 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 5 min 46 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-09-23 03:03:45 UTC

YabsBench: Disk Speed, iperf3 Network Speed, Geekbench 6 Benchmark

Basic System Information:
---------------------------------
Uptime     : 0 days, 0 hours, 21 minutes
Processor  : Intel Core Processor (Broadwell, IBRS)
CPU cores  : 2 @ 2399.990 MHz
AES-NI     : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ✔ Enabled
RAM        : 3.8 GiB
Swap       : 0.0 KiB
Disk       : 29.5 GiB
Distro     : Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)
Kernel     : 5.10.0-9-cloud-amd64
VM Type    : KVM
IPv4/IPv6  : ✔ Online / ✔ Online

IPv6 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : Hosterion SRL
ASN        : AS43927 HOSTERION SRL
Host       : Hosterion SRL
Location   : Amsterdam, North Holland (NH)
Country    : Netherlands

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 125.89 MB/s  (31.4k) | 273.23 MB/s   (4.2k)
Write      | 126.22 MB/s  (31.5k) | 274.67 MB/s   (4.2k)
Total      | 252.12 MB/s  (63.0k) | 547.91 MB/s   (8.5k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 345.54 MB/s    (674) | 359.98 MB/s    (351)
Write      | 363.90 MB/s    (710) | 383.95 MB/s    (374)
Total      | 709.45 MB/s   (1.3k) | 743.93 MB/s    (725)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 7.16 Gbits/sec  | 6.50 Gbits/sec  | 7.06 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 6.58 Gbits/sec  | 5.29 Gbits/sec  | 8.55 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | busy            | 1.22 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 1.73 Gbits/sec  | 1.77 Gbits/sec  | 96.6 ms        
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | busy            | 1.01 Gbits/sec  | 76.0 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 1.04 Gbits/sec  | 978 Mbits/sec   | 124 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 856 Mbits/sec   | 747 Mbits/sec   | 152 ms         

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 6.56 Gbits/sec  | 2.93 Gbits/sec  | 7.11 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | 5.69 Gbits/sec  | 10.1 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | busy            | 1.11 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 1.37 Gbits/sec  | 1.31 Gbits/sec  | 96.6 ms        
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 1.57 Gbits/sec  | 1.12 Gbits/sec  | 76.1 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 1.01 Gbits/sec  | 1.03 Gbits/sec  | 124 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 814 Mbits/sec   | 872 Mbits/sec   | 152 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 821                           
Multi Core      | 1472                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/2726337

YABS completed in 16 min 56 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance, A score higher is better

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Sat Sep 23 2023 03:37:14 - 04:05:24
2 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       26779695.2 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     5185.7 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               2651.6 lps   (29.9 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        412005.3 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          111319.5 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1313185.6 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              601854.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 111983.1 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               5699.1 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   7202.3 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1426.8 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         342872.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   26779695.2   2294.7
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       5185.7    942.9
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       2651.6    616.7
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     412005.3   1040.4
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     111319.5    672.6
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1313185.6   2264.1
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     601854.4    483.8
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     111983.1    280.0
Process Creation                                126.0       5699.1    452.3
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       7202.3   1698.7
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1426.8   2378.0
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     342872.4    228.6
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         837.8

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Sat Sep 23 2023 04:05:24 - 04:33:35
2 CPUs in system; running 2 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       53699515.5 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                    10484.9 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               5070.8 lps   (29.9 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        749876.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          195204.7 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       2336992.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1181936.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 254350.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              12535.4 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                  11204.3 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1524.5 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         653715.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   53699515.5   4601.5
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0      10484.9   1906.3
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       5070.8   1179.2
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     749876.0   1893.6
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     195204.7   1179.5
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    2336992.4   4029.3
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1181936.0    950.1
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     254350.0    635.9
Process Creation                                126.0      12535.4    994.9
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4      11204.3   2642.5
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1524.5   2540.8
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     653715.7    435.8
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1529.4

======= Script description and score comparison completed! ======= 

Looking Glass

Server Location: Amsterdam (NL)

https://lg.ams.hosterion.com

Test IPv4: 77.81.242.205

Test IPv6: 2a06:cd40:300:1::85

Download Files: 100MB 500MB 1000MB

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 505.05 MiB/s | 4040.40 Mbps  | ping   1.289ms
 Gdrive   :  47.28 MiB/s |  378.25 Mbps  | ping   7.421ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 959.62 KiB/s |    7.50 Mbps  | ping  91.897ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   1.32 MiB/s |   10.55 Mbps  | ping 152.147ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :  26.61 MiB/s |  212.88 Mbps  | ping  82.231ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  12.60 MiB/s |  100.80 Mbps  | ping 160.451ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  18.53 MiB/s |  148.22 Mbps  | ping 116.303ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  12.98 MiB/s |  103.88 Mbps  | ping 142.555ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :  25.32 MiB/s |  202.53 Mbps  | ping  85.248ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  22.52 MiB/s |  180.16 Mbps  | ping 100.215ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            : 268.10 MiB/s | 2144.77 Mbps  | ping   5.645ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany : 546.13 KiB/s |    4.27 Mbps  | ping   8.392ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :  44.94 MiB/s |  359.55 Mbps  | ping  10.007ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    : 106.56 MiB/s |  852.45 Mbps  | ping   2.616ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         : 460.83 MiB/s | 3686.64 Mbps  | ping   1.616ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :   1.63 KiB/s |    0.01 Mbps  | ping  21.699ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :   4.39 KiB/s |    0.03 Mbps  | ping  11.015ms
 Online, France               : 103.21 MiB/s |  825.69 Mbps  | ping   8.472ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :   2.10 KiB/s |    0.02 Mbps  | ping  22.527ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   4.22 MiB/s |   33.73 Mbps  | ping 265.673ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping 316.149ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :  39.25 MiB/s |  313.97 Mbps  | ping  42.152ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 178.86 KiB/s |    1.40 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore : 552.67 KiB/s |    4.32 Mbps  | ping 182.465ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   3.23 MiB/s |   25.82 Mbps  | ping 255.290ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   2.66 MiB/s |   21.26 Mbps  | ping 312.594ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   6.20 MiB/s |   49.57 Mbps  | ping 245.713ms


 Benchmark finished in 135 seconds

Global Latency Test

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Query: ping 46.102.242.141, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 46.102.242.141 – RIPENCC /21 AS43927 HOSTERION – Romania

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Sat Sep 23 03:31:44 UTC 2023

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Hosterion Srl (46.102.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Yes (Region: RO)
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Yes (Region: NL)
 YouTube Premium:                       Failed
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: NL)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   INTL
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Stockholm 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Associated with [Digi Romania] in [Bucharest]
 Spotify Registration:                  Yes (Region: RO)
 Steam Currency:                        EUR
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================


 ** Checking Results Under IPv6 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Hosterion Srl (2a06:cd40:300:*:*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: RO)
 Netflix:                               Yes (Region: NL)
 YouTube Premium:                       Failed
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Unsupported
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Failed (Network Connection)
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   Failed
 Viu.com:                               Failed
 YouTube CDN:                           Amsterdam 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Stockholm  
 Spotify Registration:                  Yes (Region: RO)
 Steam Currency:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

Get Started with IntoVPS

IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

To get started with IntoVPS, you can follow these steps:

  1. Visit the IntoVPS website and choose a VPS hosting plan that suits your needs.
  2. After purchasing a plan, you’ll receive an email with details on accessing your VPS.
  3. Log in to your VPS using the credentials provided.
  4. Once logged in, you can set up your server based on your requirements.

IntoVPS also provides a knowledge base with guides on installing and configuring various software on your VPS, such as cPanel and DirectAdmin.

If you need further assistance, IntoVPS offers 24/7 technical support. You can reach out to them for help at any time. Enjoy your journey with IntoVPS! 😊

Admin Control Panel

IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

IntoVPS uses a cloud control panel created by Fleio, their sister company. Fleio is a billing solution and self-service control panel for OpenStack. It allows you to manage various aspects of your VPS, including:

  • Creating a new instance: You can create a new instance by logging into the Fleio control panel.
  • Upgrading an instance: You can upgrade (resize) a new VPS using the Fleio control panel. Resizing means upgrading your VPS to have more CPU, RAM, or HDD. They already have some flavors (templates) defined, and you can select the one you want.
  • Changing the IP address DNS PTR record (rDNS): You can change any of your IP addresses’ DNS PTR (reverse or rDNS) record.
  • Resetting the root password: You can reset the root password from your Fleio account.
  • Changing the VPS hostname: You can change the VPS hostname from your Fleio account.

These features give you full control over your VPS, allowing you to manage and configure it according to your needs. For more detailed information or assistance, refer to their Knowledgebase or contact their support team.

Server Pricing

IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting Test and Review

IntoVPS offers a variety of pricing plans for their VPS hosting services. They also offer additional plans with more resources. You can create and delete virtual machines anytime and pay per hour. The monthly cost is limited to 28 days: use it the whole month and pay just for 28 days. Windows license is also available for an extra charge of $8.

The currency exchange rate for customers from Romania paying in RON will be The National Bank of Romania (BNR) exchange rate + 2%. Traffic over-usage costs $0.01 per GB.

They also offer Volume Block Storage service, which is currently only available in Cluj-Napoca. The pricing for SSD storage is $0.00012/GBh or $0.08/GB/month, and for HDD storage is $0.000075/GBh or $0.05/GB/month.

Official Website: https://www.IntoVPS.com

Payments

All IntoVPS services are pre-paid. You must add a minimum of $10 credit before creating VPS’es. You are charged by the hour for each VPS. The cost for each VPS is capped at 28 days. You will not pay more than 28 days for one VPS in a given billing cycle.

IntoVPS accepts VISA and MasterCard credit/debit card payments and PayPal worldwide. They also accept wire transfers only from Romania.

Coupon

The merchant did not provide

Customer Support

IntoVPS provides a 24/7, super-fast technical support service. They have different email addresses for different types of queries:

They also provide phone support:

  • USA: +1 914 662 9377
  • Romania: +40 364 566 777

Their customers have praised their support department, stating they always answer in just a few minutes, regardless of the time of day. This suggests that they are committed to providing excellent customer service. If you need help, you can contact them through the provided channels.

Conclusion

Beginning with the Basic Bench, we observed an average I/O speed of 351.3 MB/s, which denotes swift read and write processes. This favorable outcome was augmented by download and upload speeds that peaked at 7642.21 Mbps and 7592.53 Mbps in Amsterdam, showcasing the server’s superior capabilities. Considering latency across various global locations, the results, reaching a low of 1.11 ms in Amsterdam, suggest efficient, high-speed connections.

The Yabs Performance Bench demonstrated strong mixed read/write speeds, displaying 252.12 MB/s (63.0k IOPS) for the 4k block size and 547.91 MB/s (8.5k IOPS) for the 64k block size. This trend continued with larger block sizes hinting at reliable and rated balanced performance for varied use cases. The server’s prowess was further evidenced in the Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test, scoring 821 and 1472 in the single-core and multi-core categories, indicating apt processing powers for managing single and multi-threaded tasks.

The UnixBench’s extensive evaluation proved to be quite illuminating. The Dhrystone 2 benchmark, which gauges CPU performance on integer figures, returned a 4601.5 index, signifying a sturdy performance. The Whetstone test yielded a score of 1906.3, indicating the fluid handling of floating-point calculations.

The Execl Throughput and File Copy tests, essential for measuring disc speed and I/O processing, also projected strong viability with index scores of 1179.2 and 1893.6, respectively. Beyond this, the positive System Benchmarks Index Score of 1529.4 indicates a robust and versatile capability for real-world use.

In conclusion, our intensive testing of the IntoVPS Netherlands Amsterdam OpenStack Cloud VPS Hosting underlines a strong, well-rounded powerhouse ideal for multiple demanding tasks. Its proficient CPU processing, compelling I/O figures, and high-speed network capabilities collectively earmark it as a prospective candidate for professional web-hosting needs that demand dependable and robust operational performance.

Official Website: https://www.IntoVPS.com

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