Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

We’ll be conducting a test on Linode Akamai Singapore Shared vCPU VPS Server, which comes equipped with AMD EPYC 7642 48-Core Processor. With its 2 CPU Cores, 4 GB of RAM, 80 GB Storage, 40 Gbps Network In, 4 Gbps Network Out, 4 TB Traffic, 1x IPv4, and 1x IPv6, this shared CPU instance is ideal for medium-duty workloads.

The server’s resources balance performance and price, making them the go-to choice for various cloud applications. Their versatility enables them to perform optimally for personal projects and enterprise applications. Overall, Shared Instances provide a well-rounded array of tools to meet diverse computing needs.

About Linode

Linode is a cloud computing company founded in 2003 and headquartered in Philadelphia, USA, that offers high-performance hosting infrastructure to over 800,000 customers worldwide. The company provides cloud hosting solutions for developers with a high level of Linux know-how and offers additional services like infrastructure management, load balancers as a service, block, and object storages, and professional consultations, among others.

Currently, Linode has 11 data centers across the globe, with locations in the USA, UK, Germany, Canada, India, Singapore, Japan, and Australia. The company’s website is user-friendly, available in several languages, and contains information about its products and services.

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Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : AMD EPYC 7642 48-Core Processor
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2300.000 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 (71.5 MB Used)
 Total Swap         : 512.0 MB (0 Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 9 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
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Online
 Organization       : AS63949 Akamai Connected Cloud
 Location           : Singapore / SG
 Region             : Singapore
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 415 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 1.1 GB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 1.1 GB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 889.3 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency    4212.42 Mbps      11496.96 Mbps       0.52 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  443.60 Mbps       4315.44 Mbps        168.57 ms   
 Dallas, US       374.51 Mbps       3678.20 Mbps        225.96 ms   
 Montreal, CA     321.40 Mbps       928.53 Mbps         240.55 ms   
 Paris, FR        357.62 Mbps       3392.30 Mbps        228.24 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    520.17 Mbps       4841.57 Mbps        158.53 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     166.36 Mbps       332.89 Mbps         372.13 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      174.06 Mbps       1673.31 Mbps        202.53 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    45.65 Mbps        25.44 Mbps          228.28 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     2301.00 Mbps      6796.43 Mbps        36.49 ms    
 Singapore, SG    3998.05 Mbps      8634.63 Mbps        1.50 ms     
 Tokyo, JP        540.87 Mbps       7162.64 Mbps        66.95 ms    
 Finished in        : 6 min 27 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-14 01:48:44 UTC

Looking Glass

Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

Speed Test:

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv6 Network Information:
ISP        : Akamai Technologies
ASN        : AS63949 Akamai Connected Cloud
Host       : Linode
Location   : Singapore, North West (03)
Country    : Singapore

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 199.27 MB/s  (49.8k) | 2.44 GB/s    (38.1k)
Write      | 199.80 MB/s  (49.9k) | 2.45 GB/s    (38.3k)
Total      | 399.07 MB/s  (99.7k) | 4.89 GB/s    (76.4k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 4.30 GB/s     (8.4k) | 4.55 GB/s     (4.4k)
Write      | 4.53 GB/s     (8.8k) | 4.85 GB/s     (4.7k)
Total      | 8.84 GB/s    (17.2k) | 9.40 GB/s     (9.1k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 648 Mbits/sec   | 697 Mbits/sec   | 242 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 1.27 Gbits/sec  | 1.20 Gbits/sec  | 148 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | 1.05 Gbits/sec  | 232 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 1.68 Gbits/sec  | 1.49 Gbits/sec  | 182 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 665 Mbits/sec   | 720 Mbits/sec   | 239 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 800 Mbits/sec   | 860 Mbits/sec   | 238 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 982 Mbits/sec   | 1.02 Gbits/sec  | 179 ms         

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 647 Mbits/sec   | 717 Mbits/sec   | 241 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 1.29 Gbits/sec  | 1.14 Gbits/sec  | 150 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | 642 Mbits/sec   | 233 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 921 Mbits/sec   | 948 Mbits/sec   | 182 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | busy            | 678 Mbits/sec   | 238 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 636 Mbits/sec   | 3.91 Mbits/sec  | 238 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 954 Mbits/sec   | 1.00 Gbits/sec  | 179 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 1077                          
Multi Core      | 1910                          
Full Test       |

YABS completed in 15 min 24 sec


Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 632.91 MiB/s | 5063.29 Mbps  | ping   0.452ms
 Gdrive   :  49.48 MiB/s |  395.84 Mbps  | ping   1.588ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 138.35 KiB/s |    1.08 Mbps  | ping 233.148ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   : 938.72 KiB/s |    7.33 Mbps  | ping 170.729ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 208.17 KiB/s |    1.63 Mbps  | ping 235.386ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  10.70 MiB/s |   85.58 Mbps  | ping 174.482ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   6.83 MiB/s |   54.65 Mbps  | ping 218.650ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   6.94 MiB/s |   55.51 Mbps  | ping 200.075ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   6.83 MiB/s |   54.64 Mbps  | ping 233.410ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   7.35 MiB/s |   58.83 Mbps  | ping 211.862ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   5.66 MiB/s |   45.32 Mbps  | ping 223.687ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   9.11 MiB/s |   72.88 Mbps  | ping 162.339ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   6.12 MiB/s |   48.98 Mbps  | ping 161.956ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  12.68 MiB/s |  101.41 Mbps  | ping 154.920ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  11.39 MiB/s |   91.14 Mbps  | ping 169.366ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     187 B/s |      N/A       | ping 254.018ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     170 B/s |      N/A       | ping 249.100ms
 Online, France               :  11.67 MiB/s |   93.36 Mbps  | ping 147.543ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :      92 B/s |      N/A       | ping 166.514ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :  24.75 MiB/s |  197.99 Mbps  | ping  92.591ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     241 B/s |      N/A       | ping 114.592ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   2.93 MiB/s |   23.40 Mbps  | ping 181.303ms
 Prima, Argentina      :  77.35 KiB/s |    0.60 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :  57.75 MiB/s |  461.97 Mbps  | ping   0.883ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  33.46 MiB/s |  267.65 Mbps  | ping  66.470ms
 Linode, Singapore    : 833.33 MiB/s | 6666.67 Mbps  | ping   0.285ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  28.38 MiB/s |  227.08 Mbps  | ping  73.999ms

 Benchmark finished in 148 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 HotStar:                               Yes (Region: SG)
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: SG)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: SG)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Unsupported
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Failed (Network Connection)
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   Failed                               Failed
 YouTube CDN:                           Hong Kong 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Singapore  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
==============[ Taiwan ]===============
 KKTV:                                  No
 LiTV:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 MyVideo:                               Yes
 4GTV.TV:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 LineTV.TW:                             Failed (Unexpected Result: )
 Hami Video:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 CatchPlay+:                            Failed
 HBO GO Asia:                           Failed (Network Connection)
 Bahamut Anime:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 Bilibili Taiwan Only:                  Failed (Network Connection)
=============[ Hong Kong ]=============
 Now E:                                 Failed (Unexpected Result: )
 Viu.TV:                                Failed (Network Connection)
 MyTVSuper:                             No
 HBO GO Asia:                           Failed (Network Connection)
 BiliBili Hongkong/Macau/Taiwan:        Failed (Network Connection)
===============[ Japan ]===============
 DMM:                                   Unsupported
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 Niconico:                              Failed (Network Connection)                              No
 Telasa:                                Failed (Network Connection)
 Paravi:                                Failed (Network Connection)
 U-NEXT:                                Failed (Network Connection)
 Hulu Japan:                            Yes
 TVer:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 GYAO!:                                 IPv6 Not Supported
 WOWOW:                                 Failed
 VideoMarket:                           IPv6 Not Supported
 FOD(Fuji TV):                          No
 Radiko:                                Unsupported
 Karaoke@DAM:                           Failed (Network Connection)
 J:com On Demand:                       No
 Kancolle Japan:                        No
 Pretty Derby Japan:                    No
 Konosuba Fantastic Days:               Failed (Network Connection)
 Princess Connect Re:Dive Japan:        Failed (Network Connection)
 World Flipper Japan:                   No
 Project Sekai: Colorful Stage:         Failed (Network Connection)
===========[ North America ]===========
 FOX:                                   No
 Hulu:                                  Failed
 NFL+:                                  IPv6 Not Support
 ESPN+:[Sponsored by Jam]               No
 Epix:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 Epix:                                  Failed
 Starz:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Philo:                                 IPv6 Not Support
 FXNOW:                                 IPv6 Not Support
 TLC GO:                                IPv6 Not Support
 HBO Max:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 Shudder:                               No
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Crackle:                               No
 CW TV:                                 No
 A&E TV:                                IPv6 Not Support
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 NBC TV:                                No
 Fubo TV:                               IPv6 Not Support
 Tubi TV:                               No
 Sling TV:                              Yes
 Pluto TV:                              Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 SHOWTIME:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 encoreTVB:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 Funimation:                            IPv6 Not Support
 Discovery+:                            IPv6 Not Support
 Paramount+:                            No
 Peacock TV:                            No
 Popcornflix:                           IPv6 Not Support
 Crunchyroll:                           IPv6 Not Support
 Directv Stream:                        No
 KBS American:                          IPv6 Not Support
 KOCOWA:                                IPv6 Not Support
 Maths Spot:                            IPv6 Not Support
 CBC Gem:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 Crave:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
===========[ South America ]===========
 Star+:                                 No
 HBO Max:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 DirecTV Go:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 Funimation:                            IPv6 Not Support
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 Funimation:                            IPv6 Not Support
 SkyShowTime:                           No
 HBO Max:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 Maths Spot:                            IPv6 Not Support
 Sky Go:                                Failed (Network Connection)
 BritBox:                               Yes
 ITV Hub:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 Channel 4:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 Channel 5:                             IPv6 Not Support
 BBC iPLAYER:                           Failed
 Discovery+ UK:                         IPv6 Not Support
 Salto:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Canal+:                                Failed (Network Connection)
 Molotov:                               No
 Joyn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 Sky:                                   Failed (Network Connection)
 ZDF:                                   Failed (Network Connection)
 NLZIET:                                Failed
 videoland:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 NPO Start Plus:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 PANTAYA:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 Rai Play:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 Amediateka:                            Failed (Network Connection)
==============[ Oceania ]==============
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 SHOWTIME:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            IPv6 Not Support
 Paramount+:                            No
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 No
 Docplay:                               Yes
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             No
 Channel 10:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ABC iView:                             Yes
 Kayo Sports:                           Yes
 Optus Sports:                          No
 SBS on Demand:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 Neon TV:                               Yes
 SkyGo NZ:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 ThreeNow:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 Maori TV:                              Failed (Network Connection)
==============[ Korean ]===============
 Wavve:                                 IPv6 Not Support
 Tving:                                 IPv6 Not Support
 Coupang Play:                          Yes
 Naver TV:                              IPv6 Not Support
 Afreeca TV:                            IPv6 Not Support
 KBS Domestic:                          IPv6 Not Support
Testing Done! 

Global Ping Test

Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

CloudFlare Internet Test

Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

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GTmetrix Performance

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Admin Control Panel

Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Server Pricing

Linode Akamai Singapore Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

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