Linode Akamai United States Dallas Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

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Linode Akamai United States Dallas Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

We will test the Linode Akamai Dallas Shared vCPU VPS Server this time. Affordable Shared CPU plans are ideal for general workloads and include generous free bundled transfers. AMD EPYC 7713 64-Core Processor powers the server. 2 CPU Cores/4 GB RAM/80 GB Storage/4 Gbps Network Out/4 TB Traffic/1x IPv4 and 1x IPv6.

About Linode

Linode (now Akamai) is a cloud computing service provider offering various services, including virtual machines, Kubernetes, and storage. Linode’s pricing is predictable, with CPU, transfer, storage, and RAM bundled into one flat price across all data centers.

They offer a range of plans for different needs, including Dedicated CPU Plans for CPU-intensive applications, Shared CPU Plans with balanced power and performance, High Memory Plans optimized for memory-intensive applications, and GPU Plans for complex computing jobs with RTX 6000 GPUs.

Virtual machines are tools for every workload and are dependable and easily accessible for storage and managementThey offer a range of plans for different needs, including Shared CPU Plans with balanced power and performance that are ideal for general workloads and include generous amounts of free bundled transfer.

Linode’s Shared CPU Plans offer a balanced array of resources that support a wide range of cloud applications and are perfect for most workloads, including websites, game servers, or container clustersYou can tailor the configuration starting with one vCPU and 1GB of RAM and increasing up to 32 vCPUs and 192GB of RAM to match your workload requirements.

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

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : AMD EPYC 7713 64-Core Processor
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 1999.999 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 512 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 78.2 GB (929.8 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (68.3 MB Used)
 Total Swap         : 512.0 MB (0 Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 5 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-23-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 Organization       : AS63949 Akamai Connected Cloud
 Location           : Richardson / US
 Region             : Texas
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 451 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 1.5 GB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 1.5 GB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 1174.3 MB/s
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 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    4015.91 Mbps      12591.46 Mbps       0.77 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  1530.80 Mbps      18951.50 Mbps       29.00 ms    
 Nanjing, CN      488.93 Mbps       3700.89 Mbps        192.39 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    3.87 Mbps         581.97 Mbps         194.92 ms   
 Singapore, SG    394.92 Mbps       274.55 Mbps         198.94 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        418.71 Mbps       3976.78 Mbps        183.55 ms   
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 Finished in        : 6 min 27 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-06 07:01:30 UTC

Looking Glass

speedtest.dallas.linode.com

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv6 Network Information:
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ISP        : Akamai Technologies, Inc.
ASN        : AS63949 Akamai Connected Cloud
Host       : Linode
Location   : Richardson, Texas (TX)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
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Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 263.57 MB/s  (65.8k) | 3.04 GB/s    (47.5k)
Write      | 264.27 MB/s  (66.0k) | 3.06 GB/s    (47.8k)
Total      | 527.85 MB/s (131.9k) | 6.10 GB/s    (95.3k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 9.16 GB/s    (17.8k) | 9.94 GB/s     (9.7k)
Write      | 9.64 GB/s    (18.8k) | 10.61 GB/s   (10.3k)
Total      | 18.80 GB/s   (36.7k) | 20.56 GB/s   (20.0k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | busy            | 1.64 Gbits/sec  | 108 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | busy            | 110 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 1.41 Gbits/sec  | 1.49 Gbits/sec  | 123 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 907 Mbits/sec   | 838 Mbits/sec   | 206 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 4.22 Gbits/sec  | 4.13 Gbits/sec  | 41.5 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 4.38 Gbits/sec  | 9.05 Gbits/sec  | 0.841 ms       
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 3.50 Gbits/sec  | 6.00 Gbits/sec  | 31.5 ms        

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
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Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 1.59 Gbits/sec  | 1.63 Gbits/sec  | 108 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | 1.67 Gbits/sec  | 110 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 1.41 Gbits/sec  | 1.46 Gbits/sec  | 123 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 774 Mbits/sec   | 849 Mbits/sec   | 206 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 4.20 Gbits/sec  | 3.99 Gbits/sec  | 41.3 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 4.39 Gbits/sec  | 9.12 Gbits/sec  | 1.17 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 4.30 Gbits/sec  | 6.07 Gbits/sec  | 31.5 ms        

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
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Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 1133                          
Multi Core      | 2002                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1497607

YABS completed in 13 min 11 sec

Summarize

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Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 584.80 MiB/s | 4678.36 Mbps  | ping   0.904ms
 Gdrive   : 161.81 MiB/s | 1294.50 Mbps  | ping   1.916ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :  16.50 MiB/s |  131.98 Mbps  | ping  27.414ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  55.53 MiB/s |  444.27 Mbps  | ping  36.509ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   5.24 MiB/s |   41.95 Mbps  | ping  36.941ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  38.36 MiB/s |  306.87 Mbps  | ping  55.763ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         : 584.80 MiB/s | 4678.36 Mbps  | ping   0.935ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  67.84 MiB/s |  542.74 Mbps  | ping  30.056ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :  53.88 MiB/s |  431.04 Mbps  | ping  40.499ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  63.45 MiB/s |  507.61 Mbps  | ping  17.147ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  20.28 MiB/s |  162.24 Mbps  | ping 112.463ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  12.05 MiB/s |   96.40 Mbps  | ping 119.169ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   2.07 MiB/s |   16.53 Mbps  | ping 128.095ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  20.03 MiB/s |  160.22 Mbps  | ping 115.781ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  17.51 MiB/s |  140.08 Mbps  | ping 123.078ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     424 B/s |      N/A       | ping 134.056ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     379 B/s |      N/A       | ping 117.121ms
 Online, France               :  19.98 MiB/s |  159.80 Mbps  | ping 109.660ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     123 B/s |      N/A       | ping 123.734ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   9.52 MiB/s |   76.18 Mbps  | ping 173.362ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     155 B/s |      N/A       | ping 264.015ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   4.34 MiB/s |   34.71 Mbps  | ping 145.365ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 409.41 KiB/s |    3.20 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   3.94 MiB/s |   31.52 Mbps  | ping 201.494ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  14.73 MiB/s |  117.81 Mbps  | ping 128.705ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   6.67 MiB/s |   53.36 Mbps  | ping 197.418ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  12.84 MiB/s |  102.71 Mbps  | ping 135.260ms


 Benchmark finished in 118 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 HotStar:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Unsupported
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Failed (Network Connection)
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   Failed
 Viu.com:                               Failed
 YouTube CDN:                           Dallas, TX 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Dallas, TX  
 Spotify Registration:                  Yes (Region: US)
 Steam Currency:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
Testing Done!

Global Ping Test

Linode Akamai United States Dallas Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

CloudFlare Internet Test

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PageSpeed Insights

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GTmetrix Performance

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Admin Control Panel

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Linode (now Akamai) offers a user-friendly Cloud Manager to access their cloud computing services. The Cloud Manager allows you to manage your Linodes, NodeBalancers, domains, and other resources. It provides access to billing information, account settings, and support tickets.

Server Pricing

Linode Akamai United States Dallas Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

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

Coupon

Once, $100, 60-day credit by adding a valid payment method to a new account.

Conclusion

Linode has optimized its server, hosting, and computing services to deliver the desired performance at a price you will love. Their pricing is easy to understand based on a flat fee, not usage, with no hidden fees and the ability to fearlessly scale up or down without penalties. Linode’s pricing is more competitive than AWS, Google, and Azure for comparable services without sacrificing reliability and security.

Linode’s data centers have extensive physical, environmental, and network capabilities in place, including restricted access, 24/7/365 staffing with security guards and technicians, biometric identification, redundant HVAC and power systems, locking cabinets, multiple internet carriers using independent fiber connections, and redundant routers, switches, and service providers.

In conclusion, Linode (now Akamai) offers a range of cloud computing services with predictable pricing and various plans to suit different needs. They strongly focus on security and delivery solutions to help you build, run, and secure your cloud workloads.

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

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