LightNode Malaysia Kuala Lumpur BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LightNode Malaysia Kuala Lumpur BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

In this test, we will be exploring LightNode‘s Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Shared vCPU VPS Server. LightNode stands out by offering Hourly Billing, allowing you to have control over your billing periods and the flexibility to stop billing whenever you need to.

The server itself is powered by QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+, ensuring reliable performance. It boasts 2 vCPUs, 4 GB of RAM, 50 GB of disk space, BGP Networking capabilities, 1 TB of data transfer, and 1x IPv4 address. These specifications provide a solid foundation for hosting various applications, including blogs and forums.

One of LightNode’s strengths is its stable and secure global cloud infrastructure. This infrastructure allows developers to quickly launch blogs or forums, providing them with a reliable platform to showcase their content. Additionally, LightNode supports application mirrors like WordPress, offering a convenient solution for deploying blogs or forums efficiently.

About LightNode

LightNode is a well-established VPS hosting company founded in 2002 and headquartered in Hong Kong, China. They provide reliable VPS hosting services for both Windows and Linux operating systems, offering a wide selection of over 24 global locations. With a starting price of $7.70 per month, their pricing is competitive in the market.

When it comes to features, LightNode offers a comprehensive range of services to meet the diverse needs of users. These include access control and permissions, efficient multi-server management, convenient one-click app installation, robust root access, high-speed SSD storage, FTP access, and both managed and unmanaged VPS options.

Additionally, LightNode allows users to upload custom ISOs for enhanced customization. They also offer the flexibility of hourly billing, enabling users to optimize their usage of VPS servers as per their requirements.

Customer reviews for LightNode have been mixed. On SourceForge, LightNode has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars. Positive feedback highlights LightNode’s hassle-free and low-maintenance hosting service. However, some users have expressed a desire for more flexibility with features like elastic IPs and mountable volumes.

According to information available on SourceForge, LightNode provides support during business hours and also offers 24/7 live support. One user review mentioned that LightNode’s support was quick, accurate, helpful, and courteous. However, another review on Trustpilot noted that online support from LightNode might experience delays and suggested that their support might be more suited for users within the China region.

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Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2294.610 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Disabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 50.0 GB (1.8 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (83.5 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 13 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 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           : Kuala Lumpur / MY
 Region             : Kuala Lumpur
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 215 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 246 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 238 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 233.0 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency    104.07 Mbps       97.98 Mbps          0.26 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  103.70 Mbps       100.38 Mbps         179.16 ms   
 Dallas, US       104.76 Mbps       99.10 Mbps          204.93 ms   
 Montreal, CA     109.63 Mbps       96.55 Mbps          230.34 ms   
 Paris, FR        103.94 Mbps       100.68 Mbps         184.94 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    102.97 Mbps       98.73 Mbps          162.16 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     103.75 Mbps       98.91 Mbps          259.45 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      104.61 Mbps       97.88 Mbps          201.29 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    8.60 Mbps         54.35 Mbps          233.42 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     4.86 Mbps         4.65 Mbps           66.91 ms    
 Singapore, SG    100.71 Mbps       97.82 Mbps          8.47 ms     
 Tokyo, JP        102.45 Mbps       97.62 Mbps          69.67 ms    
 Finished in        : 6 min 12 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-29 15:56:17 CST

Looking Glass

Test IPv4:

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
ISP        : Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
ASN        : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
Host       : LightNode-MY
Location   : Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur (14)
Country    : Malaysia

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 257.58 MB/s  (64.3k) | 1.10 GB/s    (17.2k)
Write      | 258.26 MB/s  (64.5k) | 1.11 GB/s    (17.3k)
Total      | 515.84 MB/s (128.9k) | 2.21 GB/s    (34.6k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.39 GB/s     (2.7k) | 1.39 GB/s     (1.3k)
Write      | 1.46 GB/s     (2.8k) | 1.48 GB/s     (1.4k)
Total      | 2.86 GB/s     (5.5k) | 2.87 GB/s     (2.8k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 91.9 Mbits/sec  | 75.1 Mbits/sec  | 166 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 95.0 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 148 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 91.9 Mbits/sec  | 90.0 Mbits/sec  | 190 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | busy            | 269 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | busy            | 61.6 Mbits/sec  | 220 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 87.8 Mbits/sec  | 86.0 Mbits/sec  | 206 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 89.5 Mbits/sec  | 91.4 Mbits/sec  | 187 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 576                           
Multi Core      | 1034                          
Full Test       |

YABS completed in 21 min 0 sec

The server’s IPv4 network information reveals that it is hosted by Kaopu Cloud HK Limited in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The fio Disk Speed Tests show the impressive read and write speeds, ensuring efficient data processing. The iperf3 Network Speed Tests indicate satisfactory network speeds, although some providers may experience higher latency.

It’s worth noting that the Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test demonstrates relatively good performance with a single-core score of 576 and a multi-core score of 1034. These scores reflect the server’s capabilities for handling multiple tasks efficiently.

Overall, LightNode’s Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Shared vCPU VPS Server, with its user-friendly interface, secure infrastructure, and solid performance, provides developers with an excellent platform to deploy and host their web applications.

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :   7.95 MiB/s |   63.59 Mbps  | ping 152.708ms
 Gdrive   :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping   9.183ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 883.25 KiB/s |    6.90 Mbps  | ping 238.896ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   3.14 MiB/s |   25.14 Mbps  | ping 175.182ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   5.49 MiB/s |   43.88 Mbps  | ping 218.233ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   5.57 MiB/s |   44.56 Mbps  | ping 234.180ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   5.62 MiB/s |   44.96 Mbps  | ping 226.499ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   5.89 MiB/s |   47.11 Mbps  | ping 174.776ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   1.35 MiB/s |   10.83 Mbps  | ping 226.553ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   2.11 MiB/s |   16.90 Mbps  | ping 226.805ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   6.93 MiB/s |   55.44 Mbps  | ping 157.194ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   4.04 MiB/s |   32.30 Mbps  | ping 176.665ms
 Hetzner, Germany             : 316.00 KiB/s |    2.47 Mbps  | ping 197.218ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   3.67 MiB/s |   29.38 Mbps  | ping 179.591ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   5.45 MiB/s |   43.56 Mbps  | ping 188.721ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     254 B/s |      N/A       | ping 180.131ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     241 B/s |      N/A       | ping 233.931ms
 Online, France               :   7.68 MiB/s |   61.45 Mbps  | ping 148.451ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     151 B/s |      N/A       | ping 207.437ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   8.75 MiB/s |   70.02 Mbps  | ping  98.895ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     518 B/s |      N/A       | ping 184.632ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   1.63 MiB/s |   13.03 Mbps  | ping 182.455ms
 Prima, Argentina      :  41.66 KiB/s |    0.33 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :  11.19 MiB/s |   89.49 Mbps  | ping   8.286ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   8.33 MiB/s |   66.65 Mbps  | ping  71.467ms
 Linode, Singapore    :  10.72 MiB/s |   85.76 Mbps  | ping   7.175ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   9.24 MiB/s |   73.88 Mbps  | ping  83.393ms

 Benchmark finished in 138 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Available For [Disney+ MY] Soon
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: MY)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: MY)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   MY                               Yes (Region: MY)
 YouTube CDN:                           Kuala Lumpur 
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        MYR
 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: MY)
 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: MY)
 BiliBili Hongkong/Macau/Taiwan:        No
===============[ Japan ]===============
 DMM:                                   Unsupported
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No                              No
 Telasa:                                Yes
 Paravi:                                No
 U-NEXT:                                No
 Hulu Japan:                            No
 TVer:                                  Yes
 GYAO!:                                 Yes
 WOWOW:                                 Failed
 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+:                                  No
 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:                                No
 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 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Probing – ARIN /24 AS138915 KAOPU-HK Kaopu – Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

CloudFlare Internet Test

LightNode Malaysia Kuala Lumpur BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

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GTmetrix Performance

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Admin Control Panel

LightNode Malaysia Kuala Lumpur BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

LightNode simplifies the process of deploying web applications with its user-friendly panel, allowing users to effortlessly launch instances within minutes. This streamlined approach ensures that developers can swiftly establish their online presence, whether they’re setting up blogs, forums, or application mirrors like WordPress.

One of the key strengths of LightNode lies in its secure and reliable global cloud infrastructure. Their infrastructure provides a stable and trustworthy environment for hosting web applications, ensuring that your content is always accessible to users. This level of reliability is crucial for maintaining a successful online presence and delivering a positive user experience.

LightNode’s platform is particularly well-suited for setting up blogs, forums, or application mirrors such as WordPress. With their support and optimized infrastructure, developers can easily deploy these applications and get them up and running efficiently. This allows users to focus on creating engaging content and interacting with their audience, rather than dealing with complex deployment processes.

Server Pricing

LightNode Malaysia Kuala Lumpur BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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In conclusion, LightNode stands out as a reliable and user-friendly platform for deploying web applications. It provides a simple panel that enables users to launch instances within minutes, streamlining the deployment process. LightNode’s secure global cloud infrastructure ensures the accessibility and reliability of hosted applications, offering developers peace of mind.

One notable aspect of LightNode is its impressive performance. The fio Disk Speed Tests demonstrate fast read and write speeds, indicating efficient data processing capabilities. Additionally, the iperf3 Network Speed Tests highlight satisfactory network speeds across various locations, allowing for smooth communication and data transfer.

Another strength of LightNode is its optimized support for specific applications such as blogs, forums, and application mirrors like WordPress. By providing developers with the necessary tools and infrastructure, LightNode simplifies the setup and operation of these applications, enabling users to focus on creating engaging content and interacting with their audience.

Overall, LightNode’s combination of user-friendly features, secure infrastructure, and impressive performance makes it an excellent choice for deploying web applications. Whether you’re an individual blogger or a developer in need of a reliable hosting solution, LightNode offers a robust platform that ensures your applications are accessible, reliable, and performant.

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