LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

This test is conducted on the LightNode Philippines Manila Shared vCPU Cloud Instance, an excellent hosting solution for developers who want to quickly launch a blog or forum. LightNode offers support for application mirrors like WordPress, making it effortless to deploy your chosen blog or forum software.

The hosting platform is powered by the reliable and high-performance QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+ Processor. It provides 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM, and 50 GB Disk capacity, giving you ample resources for managing and expanding your websites or applications. The BGP Networking feature ensures optimized international user access, although there might be slightly higher latency for users in China.

Notably, LightNode offers a flexible configuration at a low price, allowing you to create robust websites and applications for your customers at a lower cost compared to other hosting providers. It’s a cost-effective solution that doesn’t compromise performance or reliability.

About LightNode

LightNode is a VPS hosting provider that offers fast and reliable services. They have many exotic locations like Manila, Dubai, Riyadh, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Dhaka, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, etc., and also make hourly servers. Their VPS server can be used flexibly with hourly billing and can be easily purchased using multiple payment methods such as PayPal or Credit Card.

Some other features of LightNode include hourly, monthly, and annual billing methods, a 5% discount when you switch to, and a promo where you can get an extra $5-20 on your first recharge. They have many VPS data centers with 33 locations and support changing IPs for free. They also support Node Windows VPS and use KVM virtualization technology.

LightNode offers a range of pricing options for their VPS hosting plans. For example, their Entry plan includes 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM, 50 GB SSD storage, and 1000 GB flow for $7.7 per month or $0.01 per hour. Their Basic plan includes 2 vCPUs, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB SSD storage, and 2000 GB flow for $14.7 per month or $0.02 per hour. Their Advanced plan includes 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM, 100 GB SSD storage, and 3000 GB flow for $34.6 per month or $0.05 per hour. In addition to these plans, LightNode also allows you to configure your own VPS according to your needs.

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Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+
 CPU Cores          : 4 @ 2299.998 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Disabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 50.0 GB (1.8 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 7.8 GB (89.9 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 6 min
 Load average       : 0.04, 0.03, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-12-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
 Location           : Manila / PH
 Region             : Metro Manila
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 229 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 327 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 300 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 285.3 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency    102.12 Mbps       97.81 Mbps          0.60 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  104.73 Mbps       0.85 Mbps           149.82 ms   
 Dallas, US       111.96 Mbps       97.77 Mbps          181.38 ms   
 Montreal, CA     102.51 Mbps       12.74 Mbps          218.96 ms   
 Paris, FR        104.76 Mbps       101.11 Mbps         181.78 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    103.37 Mbps       100.39 Mbps         207.31 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     0.47 Mbps         101.39 Mbps         99.96 ms    
 Hongkong, CN     4.95 Mbps         4.86 Mbps           66.64 ms    
 Singapore, SG    101.14 Mbps       98.39 Mbps          29.54 ms    
 Tokyo, JP        102.18 Mbps       99.52 Mbps          59.01 ms    
 Finished in        : 5 min 38 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-15 17:32:45 CST

Looking Glass

Test IPv4:

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
ISP        : Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
ASN        : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
Host       : Lightnode-PH
Location   : Manila, Metro Manila (00)
Country    : Philippines

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 233.09 MB/s  (58.2k) | 985.23 MB/s  (15.3k)
Write      | 233.71 MB/s  (58.4k) | 990.41 MB/s  (15.4k)
Total      | 466.81 MB/s (116.7k) | 1.97 GB/s    (30.8k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 372.72 MB/s    (727) | 1.13 GB/s     (1.1k)
Write      | 392.52 MB/s    (766) | 1.20 GB/s     (1.1k)
Total      | 765.24 MB/s   (1.4k) | 2.33 GB/s     (2.2k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 81.8 Mbits/sec  | 54.1 Mbits/sec  | 227 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | 55.8 Mbits/sec  | 253 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 86.4 Mbits/sec  | 84.1 Mbits/sec  | 246 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | busy            | 248 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 84.2 Mbits/sec  | 26.7 Mbits/sec  | 221 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 85.3 Mbits/sec  | 47.3 Mbits/sec  | 244 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 87.9 Mbits/sec  | 56.9 Mbits/sec  | 242 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 565                           
Multi Core      | 1756                          
Full Test       |

YABS completed in 18 min 21 sec


LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  11.10 MiB/s |   88.79 Mbps  | ping  28.721ms
 Gdrive   :   7.66 MiB/s |   61.30 Mbps  | ping  42.761ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 265.21 KiB/s |    2.07 Mbps  | ping 304.139ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   : 591.11 KiB/s |    4.62 Mbps  | ping 295.645ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   1.99 MiB/s |   15.93 Mbps  | ping 218.485ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   5.93 MiB/s |   47.42 Mbps  | ping 164.695ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   4.50 MiB/s |   36.00 Mbps  | ping 192.058ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    : 124.00 KiB/s |    0.97 Mbps  | ping 152.983ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   2.33 MiB/s |   18.63 Mbps  | ping 221.621ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   4.28 MiB/s |   34.20 Mbps  | ping 193.487ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   4.69 MiB/s |   37.54 Mbps  | ping 190.715ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   2.02 MiB/s |   16.18 Mbps  | ping 252.296ms
 Hetzner, Germany             : 263.99 KiB/s |    2.06 Mbps  | ping 187.199ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   1.95 MiB/s |   15.56 Mbps  | ping 245.025ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   4.97 MiB/s |   39.79 Mbps  | ping 241.568ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     250 B/s |      N/A       | ping 208.883ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     220 B/s |      N/A       | ping 247.506ms
 Online, France               :   2.65 MiB/s |   21.18 Mbps  | ping 252.851ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     205 B/s |      N/A       | ping 232.448ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   5.53 MiB/s |   44.26 Mbps  | ping 162.134ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     139 B/s |      N/A       | ping 220.810ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   2.01 MiB/s |   16.10 Mbps  | ping 226.224ms
 Prima, Argentina      :  99.39 KiB/s |    0.78 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :  10.67 MiB/s |   85.35 Mbps  | ping  29.438ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  10.50 MiB/s |   83.96 Mbps  | ping  48.518ms
 Linode, Singapore    :  10.12 MiB/s |   80.97 Mbps  | ping  30.013ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  10.56 MiB/s |   84.49 Mbps  | ping  42.304ms

 Benchmark finished in 134 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Available For [Disney+ PH] Soon
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: PH)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: PH)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   PH                               Yes (Region: PH)
 YouTube CDN:                           Associated with [COMCLARK]
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Associated with [Converge] in [Manila ]
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        PHP
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
==============[ Taiwan ]===============
 KKTV:                                  No
 LiTV:                                  No
 MyVideo:                               No
 4GTV.TV:                               No
 LineTV.TW:                             No
 Hami Video:                            No
 CatchPlay+:                            No
 HBO GO Asia:                           Yes (Region: PH)
 Bahamut Anime:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 Bilibili Taiwan Only:                  No
=============[ Hong Kong ]=============
 Now E:                                 Failed (Unexpected Result: )
 Viu.TV:                                No
 MyTVSuper:                             No
 HBO GO Asia:                           Yes (Region: PH)
 BiliBili Hongkong/Macau/Taiwan:        No
===============[ Japan ]===============
 DMM:                                   Yes
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No                              No
 Telasa:                                No
 Paravi:                                No
 U-NEXT:                                No
 Hulu Japan:                            No
 TVer:                                  Yes
 GYAO!:                                 Yes
 WOWOW:                                 No
 VideoMarket:                           Failed (Unexpected Result: 404)
 FOD(Fuji TV):                          No
 Radiko:                                No
 Karaoke@DAM:                           No
 J:com On Demand:                       No
 Kancolle Japan:                        No
 Pretty Derby Japan:                    No
 Konosuba Fantastic Days:               No
 Princess Connect Re:Dive Japan:        Yes
 World Flipper Japan:                   Yes
 Project Sekai: Colorful Stage:         No
===========[ North America ]===========
 FOX:                                   No
 Hulu:                                  Failed
 NFL+:                                  Yes
 ESPN+:[Sponsored by Jam]               No
 Epix:                                  No
 Starz:                                 No
 Philo:                                 No
 FXNOW:                                 No
 TLC GO:                                No
 HBO Max:                               No
 Shudder:                               No
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Crackle:                               No
 CW TV:                                 No
 A&E TV:                                No
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 NBC TV:                                No
 Fubo TV:                               Yes
 Tubi TV:                               Yes
 Sling TV:                              Yes
 Pluto TV:                              Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 encoreTVB:                             No
 Funimation:                            No
 Discovery+:                            No
 Paramount+:                            No
 Peacock TV:                            No
 Popcornflix:                           No
 Crunchyroll:                           No
 Directv Stream:                        No
 KBS American:                          No
 KOCOWA:                                No
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 CBC Gem:                               No
 Crave:                                 Yes
===========[ South America ]===========
 Star+:                                 No
 HBO Max:                               No
 DirecTV Go:                            Yes (Region: REGISTRARSE)
 Funimation:                            No
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Yes
 Funimation:                            No
 SkyShowTime:                           No
 HBO Max:                               No
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 Sky Go:                                Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 ITV Hub:                               No
 Channel 4:                             No
 Channel 5:                             No
 BBC iPLAYER:                           No
 Discovery+ UK:                         No
 Salto:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Canal+:                                No
 Molotov:                               No
 Joyn:                                  No
 Sky:                                   No
 ZDF:                                   No
 NLZIET:                                Failed
 videoland:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 NPO Start Plus:                        No
 PANTAYA:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 Rai Play:                              Yes
 Amediateka:                            Yes
==============[ Oceania ]==============
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            No
 Paramount+:                            No
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 No
 Docplay:                               No
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             No
 Channel 10:                            No
 ABC iView:                             No
 Kayo Sports:                           No
 Optus Sports:                          No
 SBS on Demand:                         No
 Neon TV:                               Yes
 SkyGo NZ:                              No
 ThreeNow:                              No
 Maori TV:                              Yes
==============[ Korean ]===============
 Wavve:                                 No
 Tving:                                 No
 Coupang Play:                          No
 Naver TV:                              No
 Afreeca TV:                            Yes
 KBS Domestic:                          No
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

Global Ping Test

LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Probing – ARIN /23 AS138915 KAOPU-HK Kaopu – Philippines, Metro Manila

CloudFlare Internet Test

LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

LightNode’s admin control panel offers a user-friendly interface for efficient management and monitoring of Instances. Its server configuration feature empowers developers to customize their instance infrastructure according to their requirements, ensuring a tailored hosting environment.

Moreover, the admin control panel provides reliable monitoring tools for real-time tracking of network statistics, enabling users to promptly identify and resolve any issues that may arise.

In addition to server management, LightNode’s admin control panel includes essential features such as firewall access controls, support ticket management, and comprehensive financial and user profile management capabilities. These features enhance security, streamline support processes, and facilitate efficient administration of the hosting platform.

Server Pricing

LightNode Philippines Manila BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Newly registered users can get up to $20 as a bonus for the first recharge.


LightNode provides more than 20 VPS locations in the world with high-performance and global-quality cloud servers. They offer hourly and monthly billing with 100% KVM virtualization. They also support a broad spectrum of payment options, including Alipay.

According to reviews on HostAdvice and, LightNode’s VPS is a solid choice for those in need of a fast and stable server. Their support team is always responsive and helpful. One user on HostAdvice mentioned that they bought 3 Thai VPS last month for VPN and that it was so stable that it made them feel good. They also mentioned that LightNode provides a simple control panel which makes it easy to manage the VPS.

In conclusion, LightNode seems like a great option for those in need of a reliable and fast server with many exotic locations available around the globe. Their support team is always available and provides quick solutions to any issues that arise.

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