Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

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Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

We recently put the Rackdog United States Chicago server through its paces, and the results were quite impressive. This server, boasting an Intel Xeon Processor with two cores, 4 GB of RAM, 60 GB of SSD storage, a 1 Gbps internet port, and an IPv4 address, demonstrated its capabilities across a range of benchmarks designed to test its performance connectivity and speed.

About Rackdog

Rackdog Cloud is a game-changer in the realm of cloud services. What sets it apart? It’s all about customization and flexibility. Unlike other cloud providers offering a limited range of standard sizes, Rackdog Cloud allows you to tailor your instance’s CPU, RAM, and storage size during deployment. This means you can create a cloud environment that fits your needs like a glove.

Let’s delve into some features that make Rackdog Cloud stand out. First, it offers all the features you’d expect from the industry’s big players. This includes backups, snapshots, live cloning, object storage, and API management. But that’s not all. Rackdog Cloud also offers load balancers and the ability to dial your VM up or down. These features allow you to adapt your cloud environment as your needs change.

One of the most appealing aspects of Rackdog Cloud is its pricing model. It operates on a pay-as-you-go, hourly billing system. This means you only pay for what you use, making it a cost-effective solution for businesses of all sizes. They even offer a $5 credit bonus when you deposit $1 with a specific code during their promo period.

Another noteworthy feature of Rackdog Cloud is its unmetered bandwidth. This is a huge advantage for businesses that handle large amounts of data. With Rackdog Cloud, you don’t have to worry about exceeding bandwidth limits or incurring additional costs.

Rackdog Cloud also shines in its global presence. It offers services in various locations, including Ashburn, VA; Secaucus, NJ; London, UK; Chicago, IL; and Sydney, AU. This wide coverage ensures low latency and high performance, no matter where you are.

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

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

 CPU Model          : Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS)
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2700.034 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : ✓ Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : ✗ Disabled
 Total Disk         : 59.0 GB (1.7 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (254.6 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 59 min
 Load average       : 0.11, 0.08, 0.02
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-20-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : ✓ Online / ✗ Offline
 Organization       : AS398465 Rackdog, LLC
 Location           : Chicago / US
 Region             : Illinois
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 681 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 835 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 834 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 783.3 MB/s
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 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    8159.21 Mbps      3384.21 Mbps        0.27 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  1595.43 Mbps      9296.81 Mbps        51.58 ms    
 Dallas, US       3567.51 Mbps      9293.99 Mbps        23.30 ms    
 Montreal, CA     918.56 Mbps       916.97 Mbps         19.13 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    901.47 Mbps       8081.44 Mbps        91.78 ms    
 Shanghai, CN     361.41 Mbps       3157.98 Mbps        215.76 ms   
 Chongqing, CN    3.30 Mbps         0.22 Mbps           223.48 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     5.16 Mbps         0.23 Mbps           233.45 ms   
 Mumbai, IN       370.25 Mbps       3343.21 Mbps        218.01 ms   
 Singapore, SG    32.10 Mbps        220.23 Mbps         225.91 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        531.93 Mbps       5324.39 Mbps        146.90 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 5 min 26 sec
 Timestamp          : 2024-04-02 03:26:28 UTC

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

Basic System Information:
---------------------------------
Uptime     : 0 days, 1 hours, 5 minutes
Processor  : Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS)
CPU cores  : 2 @ 2700.034 MHz
AES-NI     : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ❌ Disabled
RAM        : 3.8 GiB
Swap       : 0.0 KiB
Disk       : 59.0 GiB
Distro     : Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)
Kernel     : 5.10.0-20-amd64
VM Type    : KVM
IPv4/IPv6  : ✔ Online / ❌ Offline

IPv4 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : Rackdog, LLC
ASN        : AS398465 Rackdog, LLC
Host       : AB E-Commerce
Location   : Chicago, Illinois (IL)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 91.03 MB/s   (22.7k) | 794.09 MB/s  (12.4k)
Write      | 91.27 MB/s   (22.8k) | 798.27 MB/s  (12.4k)
Total      | 182.31 MB/s  (45.5k) | 1.59 GB/s    (24.8k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 775.28 MB/s   (1.5k) | 768.77 MB/s    (750)
Write      | 816.47 MB/s   (1.5k) | 819.97 MB/s    (800)
Total      | 1.59 GB/s     (3.1k) | 1.58 GB/s     (1.5k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 1.74 Gbits/sec  | 1.99 Gbits/sec  | 92.8 ms        
Eranium         | Amsterdam, NL (10G)       | 1.66 Gbits/sec  | 1.98 Gbits/sec  | 93.3 ms        
Telia           | Helsinki, FI (10G)        | 1.33 Gbits/sec  | 1.62 Gbits/sec  | 109 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | 947 Mbits/sec   | 190 ms         
Leaseweb        | Singapore, SG (10G)       | 547 Mbits/sec   | 699 Mbits/sec   | 240 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 2.76 Gbits/sec  | busy            | 58.2 ms        
Leaseweb        | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 7.22 Gbits/sec  | 6.40 Gbits/sec  | 18.7 ms        
Edgoo           | Sao Paulo, BR (1G)        | 724 Mbits/sec   | 198 Mbits/sec   | 192 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 1216                          
Multi Core      | 2192                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/5562309

YABS completed in 12 min 46 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance, A Score Higher is Better

Benchmark Run: Tue Apr 02 2024 03:55:31 - 04:23:35
2 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       43916475.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     6577.6 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               3681.9 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        454601.5 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          115634.3 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1386813.6 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              583225.1 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  80393.1 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               5840.4 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   9369.9 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1695.8 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         309359.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   43916475.8   3763.2
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       6577.6   1195.9
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       3681.9    856.3
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     454601.5   1148.0
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     115634.3    698.7
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1386813.6   2391.1
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     583225.1    468.8
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      80393.1    201.0
Process Creation                                126.0       5840.4    463.5
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       9369.9   2209.9
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1695.8   2826.3
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     309359.7    206.2
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         929.5

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Tue Apr 02 2024 04:23:35 - 04:51:40
2 CPUs in system; running 2 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       87190005.1 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                    13264.1 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               5426.3 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        510452.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          129728.2 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1543313.7 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1161973.6 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 274430.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              12860.9 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                  12891.9 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1759.2 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         558538.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   87190005.1   7471.3
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0      13264.1   2411.7
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       5426.3   1261.9
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     510452.0   1289.0
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     129728.2    783.9
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1543313.7   2660.9
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1161973.6    934.1
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     274430.4    686.1
Process Creation                                126.0      12860.9   1020.7
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4      12891.9   3040.5
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1759.2   2932.1
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     558538.4    372.4
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1502.9

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

Looking Glass

Test IPv4: 158.51.14.123

https://lg-chi.rackdog.com

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 404.86 MiB/s | 3238.87 Mbps  | ping   2.227ms
 Gdrive   :  13.86 KiB/s |    0.11 Mbps  | ping   1.483ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :  26.16 MiB/s |  209.29 Mbps  | ping  20.509ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  32.84 MiB/s |  262.68 Mbps  | ping  46.237ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   2.20 MiB/s |   17.57 Mbps  | ping  31.125ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  45.58 MiB/s |  364.63 Mbps  | ping  51.189ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         : 106.50 MiB/s |  851.97 Mbps  | ping  22.752ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  46.51 MiB/s |  372.09 Mbps  | ping  48.812ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :  93.68 MiB/s |  749.45 Mbps  | ping  18.760ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  96.62 MiB/s |  772.99 Mbps  | ping  15.413ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  26.54 MiB/s |  212.31 Mbps  | ping  88.797ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  32.26 KiB/s |    0.25 Mbps  | ping  99.520ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :     246 B/s |      N/A       | ping 106.541ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  22.32 MiB/s |  178.53 Mbps  | ping 102.046ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  24.97 MiB/s |  199.79 Mbps  | ping  93.435ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     455 B/s |      N/A       | ping 103.607ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     400 B/s |      N/A       | ping  95.190ms
 Online, France               :  25.02 MiB/s |  200.14 Mbps  | ping  92.382ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     334 B/s |      N/A       | ping 114.716ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   5.22 MiB/s |   41.73 Mbps  | ping 242.813ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     221 B/s |      N/A       | ping 225.975ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   5.83 MiB/s |   46.64 Mbps  | ping 132.240ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 434.86 KiB/s |    3.40 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore : 623.00 KiB/s |    4.87 Mbps  | ping 235.946ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   8.62 MiB/s |   68.96 Mbps  | ping 202.093ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   5.08 MiB/s |   40.60 Mbps  | ping 260.393ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  13.18 MiB/s |  105.46 Mbps  | ping 148.134ms


 Benchmark finished in 101 seconds

Global Latency Test

Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

Query: ping 158.51.15.10, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 158.51.15.10 – ARIN /24 AS398465 RACKDOG-LLC – United States, Illinois, Chicago

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Tue Apr  2 03:16:23 UTC 2024

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Rackdog-llc (158.51.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Yes (Region: US)
 HotStar:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Chicago, IL 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Associated with [Astound Broadband] in [Chicago, IL ]
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
 Bing Region:                           US
 Instagram Licensed Audio:              Yes
=======================================
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

The Rackdog Cloud Admin Dashboard is the command center of your cloud environment. It’s where you can manage all your cloud resources, from virtual machines to storage. The dashboard is designed with user-friendliness, making it easy to navigate and operate.

One of the key features of the Admin Dashboard is its comprehensive view of your cloud environment. It provides a snapshot of your resource usage, including CPU, RAM, and storage. This allows you to monitor your resources and make adjustments as needed.

Another standout feature is managing your instances directly from the dashboard. Start, stop, and restart instances with just a few clicks. You can also create snapshots, manage backups, and clone instances.

The Admin Dashboard also offers robust security features. It provides root access with IPMI support, giving you complete control over your instances. Plus, it provides flexible bandwidth options and automated management controls.

Server Pricing

Rackdog United States Chicago Unmetered Bandwidth Cloud Server Test and Review

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

Payments

Rackdog Cloud operates on a pay-as-you-go, hourly billing system. This innovative approach means you only pay for what you use, making it a cost-effective solution for businesses of all sizes.

They even offer a $5 credit bonus when you deposit $1 with a specific code during their promo period. This bonus can be a great way to explore their services without a significant initial investment.

Coupon

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Customer Support

Rackdog Cloud takes customer support seriously. They understand that in the world of cloud computing, having reliable and responsive support is key. That’s why they offer 24/7 support.

One of the standout features of Rackdog Cloud’s customer support is its ticket system. This system allows you to submit a ticket detailing your issue. Rackdog Cloud’s team of experts will then address your support tickets within a reasonable response time.

In addition to the ticket system, Rackdog Cloud also provides support via its Admin Control Dashboard. This means you can access support directly from the dashboard, making it even easier to get help.

Rackdog Cloud’s commitment to customer support extends to their hardware as well. They provide automated management controls and root access with IPMI support. These features give you complete control over your instances and allow you to manage your cloud environment effectively.

Conclusion

In our Basic Bench tests, the server’s I/O speed was consistently high, averaging 783.3 MB/s, which is well within the “good” range. Regarding upload and download speeds, the server showed strong performance across various global locations, with particularly high speeds in the US and excellent latency results.

The Yabs Performance Bench further highlighted the server’s robust disk speed, with mixed read/write operations topping 1.59 GB/s for larger block sizes. This indicates the server’s strong ability to handle data-heavy tasks. Additionally, the Geekbench 6 test scores for single-core (1216) and multi-core (2192) usage were solid, showcasing good CPU performance.

Digging deeper into CPU capabilities through UnixBench, the server thrived under stress, posting a higher benchmark index score of 1502.9 when running parallel tests than its single operation score of 929.5. This indicates a strong ability to scale up operations and manage multiple processes efficiently.

In conclusion, the Rackdog Chicago server stands out for its strong performance across various tests. From high I/O and disk speeds to robust CPU performance and decent global connectivity, it proves to be a capable and reliable choice for demanding hosting needs. Whether running complex databases, high-traffic websites, or intricate applications, this server packs a punch needed to deliver smooth, efficient operations.

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

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