DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

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DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

We recently tested DigitalOcean‘s Dedicated CPU-optimized droplets in New York, USA, which run on an Intel Xeon Platinum 8168 CPU @ 2.70GHz. The server has 2 CPU cores, 4 GB RAM, 25 GB SSD storage, a 1 Gbps internet port, 4 TB traffic capacity, and 1 IPv4 address.

Our review covers several tests:

  • Basic Benchmark, Yabs, and Unix Benchmark for performance metrics.
  • Global Node Test for network speeds from different locations.
  • Global Ping Test for measuring latency.
  • Media Unlock Test to check media access.
  • CloudFlare Internet Test for connection quality.
  • Web performance evaluations using PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix.

About DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean Droplets are scalable compute platforms with add-on storage, security, and monitoring capabilities. Think of them as mini-cloud servers ready to handle your web applications, databases, and backend services.

Why Choose DigitalOcean Droplets?

Firstly, DigitalOcean Droplets offer simplicity. You can create a Droplet in less than a minute. Yes, you read that right. You can have your server up and running in less time than it takes to brew coffee.

Secondly, Droplets are highly customizable. You can choose from a variety of configurations to suit your needs. Whether you need a small, cost-effective setup for your blog or a high-performance configuration for your resource-intensive application, Droplets has covered you.

Thirdly, Droplets provide scalability. As your application grows, so can your Droplet. You can easily resize your Droplet to handle increased traffic and demand—no need to worry about outgrowing your server.

Getting Started with DigitalOcean Droplets

Starting with DigitalOcean Droplets is as easy as one, two, or three. First, you create and configure your Droplet. You can choose your operating system, plan, and data center region. You can also add SSH keys for security.

Next, you deploy your application. You can use the built-in console or connect via SSH. You can also use DigitalOcean’s one-click apps to deploy pre-configured software stacks.

Finally, you manage and monitor your Droplet. DigitalOcean provides a user-friendly control panel and a powerful API. You can also enable monitoring and alerts to keep track of your Droplet’s performance and usage.

Official website: https://www.digitalocean.com

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

 CPU Model          : Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8168 CPU @ 2.70GHz
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2693.670 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 4096 KB
 AES-NI             : ✓ Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : ✓ Enabled
 Total Disk         : 24.6 GB (1.6 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (212.7 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 10 min
 Load average       : 0.11, 0.16, 0.10
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-23-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : ✓ Online / ✗ Offline
 Organization       : AS14061 DigitalOcean, LLC
 Location           : North Bergen / US
 Region             : New Jersey
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 509 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 503 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 538 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 516.7 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    161.85 Mbps       5643.50 Mbps        1.47 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  1238.56 Mbps      11179.51 Mbps       65.41 ms    
 Dallas, US       2006.66 Mbps      8102.34 Mbps        36.71 ms    
 Montreal, CA     924.99 Mbps       828.05 Mbps         8.46 ms     
 Amsterdam, NL    872.65 Mbps       3949.78 Mbps        73.87 ms    
 Hongkong, CN     362.13 Mbps       3625.79 Mbps        215.72 ms   
 Mumbai, IN       402.99 Mbps       4073.94 Mbps        196.50 ms   
 Singapore, SG    84.20 Mbps        23.41 Mbps          251.54 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        303.23 Mbps       3107.17 Mbps        254.87 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 4 min 27 sec
 Timestamp          : 2024-05-30 00:08:20 UTC

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

Basic System Information:
---------------------------------
Uptime     : 0 days, 0 hours, 15 minutes
Processor  : Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8168 CPU @ 2.70GHz
CPU cores  : 2 @ 2693.670 MHz
AES-NI     : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ✔ Enabled
RAM        : 3.8 GiB
Swap       : 0.0 KiB
Disk       : 24.6 GiB
Distro     : Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)
Kernel     : 5.10.0-23-amd64
VM Type    : KVM
IPv4/IPv6  : ✔ Online / ❌ Offline

IPv4 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : DigitalOcean, LLC
ASN        : AS14061 DigitalOcean, LLC
Host       : Digital Ocean
Location   : North Bergen, New Jersey (NJ)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 96.99 MB/s   (24.2k) | 166.17 MB/s   (2.5k)
Write      | 97.24 MB/s   (24.3k) | 167.04 MB/s   (2.6k)
Total      | 194.24 MB/s  (48.5k) | 333.22 MB/s   (5.2k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 190.28 MB/s    (371) | 248.08 MB/s    (242)
Write      | 200.39 MB/s    (391) | 264.60 MB/s    (258)
Total      | 390.67 MB/s    (762) | 512.68 MB/s    (500)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 1.86 Gbits/sec  | 1.13 Gbits/sec  | 77.4 ms        
Eranium         | Amsterdam, NL (100G)      | 1.89 Gbits/sec  | 2.32 Gbits/sec  | 75.7 ms        
Telia           | Helsinki, FI (10G)        | busy            | busy            | 91.9 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 884 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 163 ms         
Leaseweb        | Singapore, SG (10G)       | 533 Mbits/sec   | 623 Mbits/sec   | 241 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 1.86 Gbits/sec  | 2.56 Gbits/sec  | 73.4 ms        
Leaseweb        | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 2.02 Gbits/sec  | 9.41 Gbits/sec  | 2.23 ms        
Edgoo           | Sao Paulo, BR (1G)        | 1.42 Gbits/sec  | 1.68 Gbits/sec  | 112 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 1136                          
Multi Core      | 1390                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/6315771

YABS completed in 15 min 6 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance, A Score Higher is Better

Benchmark Run: Thu May 30 2024 01:25:53 - 01:53:56
2 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       42705867.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     6467.7 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               3553.5 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        416929.6 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          110547.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1259514.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              571180.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 124665.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               6407.6 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   7668.3 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1334.0 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         298212.2 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   42705867.0   3659.5
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       6467.7   1176.0
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       3553.5    826.4
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     416929.6   1052.9
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     110547.4    668.0
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1259514.4   2171.6
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     571180.9    459.1
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     124665.9    311.7
Process Creation                                126.0       6407.6    508.5
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       7668.3   1808.6
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1334.0   2223.4
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     298212.2    198.8
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         908.5

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Thu May 30 2024 01:53:56 - 02:22:01
2 CPUs in system; running 2 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       57125445.6 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                    11796.0 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               4749.3 lps   (29.9 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        533537.3 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          138455.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1683149.7 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              716904.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 174642.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              12187.6 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                  10090.4 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1367.5 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         343394.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   57125445.6   4895.1
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0      11796.0   2144.7
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       4749.3   1104.5
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     533537.3   1347.3
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     138455.8    836.6
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1683149.7   2902.0
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     716904.3    576.3
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     174642.4    436.6
Process Creation                                126.0      12187.6    967.3
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4      10090.4   2379.8
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1367.5   2279.2
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     343394.3    228.9
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1225.4

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

Looking Glass

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Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 641.03 MiB/s | 5128.21 Mbps  | ping   1.800ms
 Gdrive   :  14.10 KiB/s |    0.11 Mbps  | ping   1.422ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 161.84 MiB/s | 1294.70 Mbps  | ping   7.323ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :  58.00 MiB/s |  464.04 Mbps  | ping   1.664ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  36.83 MiB/s |  294.66 Mbps  | ping  62.599ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  64.47 MiB/s |  515.80 Mbps  | ping  39.471ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  28.48 MiB/s |  227.86 Mbps  | ping  71.637ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     : 110.64 MiB/s |  885.08 Mbps  | ping   1.296ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  93.41 MiB/s |  747.25 Mbps  | ping  20.350ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  30.93 MiB/s |  247.45 Mbps  | ping  76.516ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  26.75 KiB/s |    0.21 Mbps  | ping  91.303ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :     412 B/s |      N/A       | ping  89.620ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  30.56 MiB/s |  244.45 Mbps  | ping  81.044ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  28.03 MiB/s |  224.28 Mbps  | ping  79.766ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     895 B/s |      N/A       | ping 103.143ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     552 B/s |      N/A       | ping  76.758ms
 Online, France               :  27.84 MiB/s |  222.69 Mbps  | ping  79.681ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     389 B/s |      N/A       | ping  83.329ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   7.10 MiB/s |   56.80 Mbps  | ping 202.510ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     252 B/s |      N/A       | ping 233.624ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :  14.65 MiB/s |  117.18 Mbps  | ping 113.621ms
 Prima, Argentina      :   1.98 MiB/s |   15.85 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   2.60 MiB/s |   20.81 Mbps  | ping 235.727ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  10.88 MiB/s |   87.01 Mbps  | ping 170.271ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   5.95 MiB/s |   47.60 Mbps  | ping 234.875ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  11.47 MiB/s |   91.75 Mbps  | ping 158.799ms


 Benchmark finished in 93 seconds

Global Latency Test

DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

Query: ping 157.245.250.98, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 157.245.250.98 – ARIN /20 AS14061 DIGITALOCEAN – United States, New Jersey, North Bergen [hosting]

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Wed May 29 23:57:34 UTC 2024

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Digital Ocean (206.81.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 YouTube CDN:                           New York, NY 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 New York, NY  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Only Available with Web Browser
 Bing Region:                           US
 Wikipedia Editability:                 No
 Instagram Licensed Audio:              No
 ---Forum---
 Reddit:                                No
=======================================
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done!

CloudFlare Internet Test

DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

When you first log into your DigitalOcean account, you’re greeted by the Dashboard. This is your command center, cockpit, and mission control for everything related to your DigitalOcean resources.

The Dashboard is designed to give you quick access to your existing resources and key account-related information. It highlights additional products and features that you might find useful when deploying scalable, production-ready infrastructure.

The Dashboard provides “at-a-glance” visibility into active resources, like Droplets, Spaces, Load Balancers, Domains, Reserved IPs, and your current billing usage. It also offers shortcuts to team management and other common tasks.

Server Pricing

DigitalOcean United States New York Dedicated CPU-Optimized Droplets Test and Review

Official website: https://www.digitalocean.com

Payments

DigitalOcean offers a variety of payment methods to cater to a global audience. They accept major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, UnionPay, Diners Club, and JCB. In addition to these, they also accept payments through third-party providers like PayPal, Google Pay, and Apple Pay.

Billing Cycle and Payment Due Dates

DigitalOcean operates on a monthly billing cycle. Your account balance accumulates over the calendar month based on your resource usage. The balance is due on the first day of each month. However, the balance may be due for new accounts when your usage exceeds a predetermined threshold.

Making a Payment

You can make a payment at any time during the month. This allows you to pay for your month-to-date resource usage before it’s due, pay an overdue balance, or make a pre-payment. When your balance is due, DigitalOcean first applies any pre-payments and then automatically charges the primary payment method on your account for the remaining balance.

Coupon

Free trial with a $200 credit for 60 days

Your free trial will start when you sign up for DigitalOcean if you are eligible.

Customer Support

When navigating the digital seas with DigitalOcean, you’re never sailing alone. DigitalOcean’s customer support is there to guide you through any storms you might encounter. You can contact DigitalOcean’s support team if you’re facing an issue. You can email them or fill out a form on their website. They’re always ready to help you navigate through any challenges.

Support Plans Tailored to Your Needs

DigitalOcean offers a range of support plans, each designed to meet the unique needs of different users. Whether you’re a solo developer just starting or a large enterprise with complex needs, you have a support plan.

Starter Support Plan

The Starter Support Plan is free for all customers. It provides general guidance and troubleshooting tips. It’s perfect for anyone who wants basic support and assistance.

Developer Support Plan

The Developer Support Plan costs $24 per month. It’s designed for teams developing and testing with non-production workloads. It offers a higher level of support compared to the Starter plan.

Standard Support Plan

The Standard Support Plan costs $99 per month. It’s ideal for teams deploying and maintaining production workloads. This plan includes live chat support.

Premium Support Plan

The Premium Support Plan costs $999 per month. It’s designed for businesses serving large customer bases with mission-critical applications. This plan offers the highest level of support, with response times within 30 minutes.

Conclusion

In our basic benchmark tests, the I/O speeds were excellent, averaging 516.7 MB/s over three runs, indicating strong disk performance. The upload and download speeds showed impressive results with minimal latency, especially for US locations.

The Yabs performance tests provided mixed results. While the block size tests (512k and 1m) achieved good read and write speeds, smaller block sizes (4k and 64k) were less impressive. The overall disk speed was satisfactory but not outstanding.

The Geekbench 6 benchmark results showed a strong single-core performance with a score of 1136, considered good. However, the multi-core score of 1390 was closer to the standard, highlighting room for improvement in handling multi-threaded tasks.

The UnixBench results confirmed solid CPU performance, particularly in file copy operations and shell script execution. The benchmark index scores reflected above-average overall system performance.

In conclusion, DigitalOcean’s Dedicated CPU-optimized droplets in New York deliver reliable performance, excellent I/O speeds, and strong single-core processing power. While there’s room to optimize disk performance for smaller block sizes and multi-core tasks, the server’s overall capabilities make it a solid choice for various computing needs.

Official website: https://www.digitalocean.com

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