Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

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Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

Today, we’ll be putting the Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared vCPU VPS Server to the test. The shared CPU instances available on this server are ideal for medium-duty workloads and offer a great blend of performance, resources, and price.

The server is powered by an AMD EPYC 7713 64-core Processor with 2 CPU Cores, 4 GB RAM, 80 GB Storage, 40 Gbps Network In, 4 Gbps Network Out, 4 TB Traffic, and 1x IPv4 and 1x IPv6. This balanced assortment of resources can support many cloud applications, from personal projects to enterprise-grade needs.

Linode’s shared instances can handle diverse workloads, making them attractive to users across industries. Additionally, Linode offers 11 data center locations worldwide, hourly billing, and technical support, all of which make it an excellent choice for developers.

About Linode

Linode is a leading provider of cloud computing services that specializes in virtual machines, Kubernetes, storage, and more. Founded in 2003, it’s now part of Akamai and has established a reputation for being trustworthy and reliable.

Linode offers predictable pricing with CPU, transfer, storage, and RAM bundled into one flat price across all data centers. They offer a variety 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 with dedicated cores for memory-intensive applications, and GPU Plans with RTX 6000 GPUs to speed up complex compute jobs. The prices for these plans vary depending on the resources included in the plan.

For example, the Dedicated 4 GB plan costs $36 monthly and includes 4 GB RAM, 2 CPUs, 80 GB storage, and 4 TB transfer. The Shared CPU Nanode 1 GB plan costs $5 monthly and includes 1 GB RAM, 1 CPU, 25 GB storage, and 1 TB transfer. The High Memory Linode 24 GB plan costs $60 monthly and includes 24 GB RAM, 2 CPUs, and 20 GB storage. The GPU Dedicated 32 GB + RTX6000 GPU x1 plan costs $1,000 monthly and includes 32 GB RAM, 8 CPUs, 640 GB storage, and 1 RTX6000 GPU.

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

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : AMD EPYC 7713 64-Core Processor
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2000.000 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 512 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 78.2 GB (928.7 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (68.7 MB Used)
 Total Swap         : 512.0 MB (0 Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 15 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           : Sydney / AU
 Region             : New South Wales
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 278 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 1.0 GB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 1.4 GB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 911.9 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    4278.26 Mbps      8445.43 Mbps        0.19 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  522.39 Mbps       2668.08 Mbps        156.62 ms   
 Dallas, US       442.21 Mbps       2044.19 Mbps        185.88 ms   
 Montreal, CA     352.92 Mbps       928.31 Mbps         223.78 ms   
 Paris, FR        296.87 Mbps       2960.59 Mbps        271.74 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    271.28 Mbps       3136.39 Mbps        250.34 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     199.86 Mbps       1067.43 Mbps        451.34 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      176.61 Mbps       1430.16 Mbps        284.58 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    3.64 Mbps         7.49 Mbps           320.68 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     371.96 Mbps       3699.76 Mbps        215.82 ms   
 Singapore, SG    857.04 Mbps       5343.84 Mbps        95.78 ms    
 Tokyo, JP        363.49 Mbps       2299.44 Mbps        178.89 ms   
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 Finished in        : 6 min 45 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-14 07:53:20 UTC

Looking Glass

Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

Speed Test: http://speedtest.syd1.linode.com

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv6 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : Akamai Technologies
ASN        : AS63949 Akamai Connected Cloud
Host       : Linode
Location   : Sydney, New South Wales (NSW)
Country    : Australia

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 200.84 MB/s  (50.2k) | 2.22 GB/s    (34.7k)
Write      | 201.37 MB/s  (50.3k) | 2.23 GB/s    (34.9k)
Total      | 402.21 MB/s (100.5k) | 4.45 GB/s    (69.6k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 4.03 GB/s     (7.8k) | 4.17 GB/s     (4.0k)
Write      | 4.25 GB/s     (8.3k) | 4.45 GB/s     (4.3k)
Total      | 8.28 GB/s    (16.1k) | 8.63 GB/s     (8.4k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 552 Mbits/sec   | 556 Mbits/sec   | 263 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | 635 Mbits/sec   | 236 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | busy            | 304 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | busy            | 345 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 476 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 279 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 652 Mbits/sec   | 605 Mbits/sec   | 234 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 763 Mbits/sec   | 533 Mbits/sec   | 208 ms         

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 567 Mbits/sec   | 577 Mbits/sec   | 263 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 655 Mbits/sec   | 330 Mbits/sec   | 265 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | 520 Mbits/sec   | 304 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | busy            | 345 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 520 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 279 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 652 Mbits/sec   | 602 Mbits/sec   | 235 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | busy            | 788 Mbits/sec   | 209 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 1054                          
Multi Core      | 1938                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1592286

YABS completed in 14 min 28 sec

Summarize

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Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 300.30 MiB/s | 2402.40 Mbps  | ping   0.229ms
 Gdrive   :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping   0.763ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :  88.17 KiB/s |    0.69 Mbps  | ping 203.960ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   4.25 MiB/s |   34.04 Mbps  | ping 162.624ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   3.06 MiB/s |   24.46 Mbps  | ping 284.086ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   6.14 MiB/s |   49.09 Mbps  | ping 216.374ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   4.82 MiB/s |   38.60 Mbps  | ping 247.616ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   6.53 MiB/s |   52.26 Mbps  | ping 153.299ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   4.54 MiB/s |   36.33 Mbps  | ping 259.846ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   5.04 MiB/s |   40.32 Mbps  | ping 252.368ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   4.34 MiB/s |   34.70 Mbps  | ping 265.949ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   2.89 MiB/s |   23.16 Mbps  | ping 277.839ms
 Hetzner, Germany             : 147.96 KiB/s |    1.16 Mbps  | ping 246.553ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   3.11 MiB/s |   24.89 Mbps  | ping 256.826ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   4.42 MiB/s |   35.33 Mbps  | ping 266.583ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     152 B/s |      N/A       | ping 307.840ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     154 B/s |      N/A       | ping 288.549ms
 Online, France               :   3.13 MiB/s |   25.03 Mbps  | ping 236.158ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     122 B/s |      N/A       | ping 273.559ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     : 359.71 MiB/s | 2877.70 Mbps  | ping   0.436ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     172 B/s |      N/A       | ping  23.364ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     : 645.61 KiB/s |    5.04 Mbps  | ping 272.931ms
 Prima, Argentina      :  59.34 KiB/s |    0.46 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :  14.26 MiB/s |  114.09 Mbps  | ping  93.627ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  23.26 MiB/s |  186.07 Mbps  | ping  99.043ms
 Linode, Singapore    :  16.30 MiB/s |  130.42 Mbps  | ping  92.451ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   9.40 MiB/s |   75.19 Mbps  | ping 182.280ms


 Benchmark finished in 164 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: AU)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: AU)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Unsupported
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Failed (Network Connection)
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   Failed
 Viu.com:                               Failed
 YouTube CDN:                           Sydney, N.S.W. 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Sydney, N.S.W.  
 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)
 music.jp:                              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
 ---Game---
 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:                                   Yes
 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:                               Yes
 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:                               Yes
 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+:                            Yes
 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
 ---CA---
 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
 ---GB---
 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
 ---FR---
 Salto:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Canal+:                                Failed (Network Connection)
 Molotov:                               No
 ---DE---
 Joyn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 Sky:                                   Failed (Network Connection)
 ZDF:                                   Failed (Network Connection)
 ---NL---
 NLZIET:                                Failed
 videoland:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 NPO Start Plus:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 ---ES---
 PANTAYA:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 ---IT---
 Rai Play:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 ---RU---
 Amediateka:                            Failed (Network Connection)
=======================================
==============[ Oceania ]==============
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 SHOWTIME:                              Failed (Network Connection)
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            IPv6 Not Support
 Paramount+:                            Yes
 ---AU---
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 Failed (Unexpected Result: 302)
 Docplay:                               Yes
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             Yes
 Channel 10:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ABC iView:                             Yes
 Kayo Sports:                           Yes
 Optus Sports:                          No
 SBS on Demand:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 ---NZ---
 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 Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

CloudFlare Internet Test

Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

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In addition, Linode Cloud Manager provides a mobile app for iOS and Android devices, which enables you to monitor and manage your Linode servers on the go. Furthermore, the platform is incredibly versatile and can accommodate many cloud infrastructure management needs, from personal projects to small businesses to enterprise-grade applications.

Server Pricing

Linode Akamai Australia Sydney Shared CPU Cloud Instance Test and Review

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

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Conclusion

It’s also worth noting that Linode offers a 7-day Money-Back Guarantee to give new users peace of mind when trying out their services. This feature, combined with their years of experience and industry expertise, makes them a top choice for developers and others seeking reliable and scalable cloud computing services.

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

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