LightNode Japan Tokyo BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LightNode Japan Tokyo BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

In this performance test, we will delve into the capabilities of LightNode‘s Japan Tokyo Shared vCPU VPS Server—an exceptional hosting solution that combines power and simplicity with its convenient one-click deployment and image selection options.

At the core of this server is the QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+ Processor, ensuring exceptional performance and reliability. Its remarkable specifications include 2 vCPUs, providing ample processing power, along with 4 GB of RAM for efficient multitasking. With a spacious 50 GB disk, you can store your applications and data without limitations. Additionally, features like BGP NetWorking, 1 TB transfer, and 1 IPv4 address enhance connectivity and enable seamless communication.

One aspect that sets LightNode apart is its flexibility in configuring the server to suit your exact requirements—all while remaining budget-friendly. You have the freedom to customize the server’s settings, allowing you to create highly resilient websites and applications for your clients. LightNode empowers you to deliver optimal performance without compromising your financial goals.

About LightNode

LightNode is a flexible and scalable cloud computing service that offers numerous benefits such as reduced IT costs, improved operational efficiency, and the ability to focus on core business innovation.

With LightNode’s VPS hosting servers, you can enhance the stability of your SaaS applications, enjoy user-friendly features, and lower your costs. LightNode is an excellent infrastructure option for game developers and enthusiasts, providing dedicated game servers for both studios and individuals.

LightNode pricing starts at $0. They do not have a free version and do not offer a free trial. LightNode offers transparent costs with more resources at less cost. For example, 1 vCPU, 2GB Computer, 50 GB Storage, and 2000 GB Network costs $8.7, $10.0, or $12.0 depending on the configuration.

LightNode’s comprehensive support includes operation and maintenance assistance with a 95% fault-handling rate within 4 hours, a reliable online equipment guarantee experience of over 10,000, over 500 network monitoring points, uptime above 99.99%, and 24/7 technical support.

LightNode offers support for multiple operating systems, including Windows and various Linux distributions, as well as WordPress mirroring. It also features a user-friendly and powerful API that facilitates one-click deployment and management of LightNode hosts.

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Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2494.140 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 (86.1 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 9 min
 Load average       : 0.17, 0.07, 0.01
 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           : Tokyo / JP
 Region             : Tokyo
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 357 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 513 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 514 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 461.3 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency    104.88 Mbps       97.57 Mbps          0.30 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  102.03 Mbps       102.27 Mbps         106.74 ms   
 Dallas, US       105.36 Mbps       98.68 Mbps          127.53 ms   
 Montreal, CA     102.30 Mbps       99.46 Mbps          176.80 ms   
 Paris, FR        108.86 Mbps       102.11 Mbps         224.67 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    102.15 Mbps       99.30 Mbps          220.37 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     79.88 Mbps        104.54 Mbps         283.09 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      102.21 Mbps       101.19 Mbps         237.63 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    22.00 Mbps        46.75 Mbps          272.29 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     5.84 Mbps         4.89 Mbps           79.30 ms    
 Singapore, SG    101.81 Mbps       99.91 Mbps          71.00 ms    
 Tokyo, JP        102.19 Mbps       98.28 Mbps          0.98 ms     
 Finished in        : 6 min 2 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-29 17:24:20 CST

Looking Glass

Test IPv4:

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
ISP        : Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
ASN        : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
Host       : LightNode-JP
Location   : Tokyo, Tokyo (13)
Country    : Japan

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 127.07 MB/s  (31.7k) | 641.41 MB/s  (10.0k)
Write      | 127.40 MB/s  (31.8k) | 644.78 MB/s  (10.0k)
Total      | 254.47 MB/s  (63.6k) | 1.28 GB/s    (20.0k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.27 GB/s     (2.4k) | 1.38 GB/s     (1.3k)
Write      | 1.34 GB/s     (2.6k) | 1.47 GB/s     (1.4k)
Total      | 2.62 GB/s     (5.1k) | 2.85 GB/s     (2.7k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 86.4 Mbits/sec  | 70.2 Mbits/sec  | 235 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | 88.9 Mbits/sec  | 250 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | 87.4 Mbits/sec  | 262 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | 70.4 Mbits/sec  | 470 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 91.9 Mbits/sec  | 48.4 Mbits/sec  | 174 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 94.7 Mbits/sec  | 59.7 Mbits/sec  | 140 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 95.6 Mbits/sec  | 93.0 Mbits/sec  | 122 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 402                           
Multi Core      | 717                           
Full Test       |

YABS completed in 22 min 39 sec

In conclusion, LightNode-JP, located in Tokyo, Japan, offers a robust hosting solution with impressive performance metrics.

The fio Disk Speed Tests demonstrate fast read and write speeds, with the overall total reaching up to 2.85 GB/s. The iperf3 Network Speed Tests indicate decent network speeds, though results may vary depending on the location.

Additionally, the Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test showcases a solid performance with a single-core score of 402 and a multi-core score of 717.

LightNode-JP’s reliability, combined with its user-friendly interface, makes it an excellent choice for deploying web applications and enjoying a seamless online experience.

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :   8.94 MiB/s |   71.52 Mbps  | ping 105.421ms
 Gdrive   :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping   8.463ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :   1.28 MiB/s |   10.27 Mbps  | ping 171.918ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   7.40 MiB/s |   59.18 Mbps  | ping 108.543ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 860.92 KiB/s |    6.73 Mbps  | ping 196.316ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   7.88 MiB/s |   63.07 Mbps  | ping 132.440ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   8.02 MiB/s |   64.12 Mbps  | ping 130.241ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   8.87 MiB/s |   70.99 Mbps  | ping 100.483ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   7.57 MiB/s |   60.55 Mbps  | ping 168.476ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   3.50 MiB/s |   28.01 Mbps  | ping 180.594ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   4.88 MiB/s |   39.01 Mbps  | ping 240.795ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   2.35 MiB/s |   18.80 Mbps  | ping 249.260ms
 Hetzner, Germany             : 191.97 KiB/s |    1.50 Mbps  | ping 271.867ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   2.55 MiB/s |   20.39 Mbps  | ping 234.954ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   4.14 MiB/s |   33.13 Mbps  | ping 287.635ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     304 B/s |      N/A       | ping 274.548ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Online, France               :   4.90 MiB/s |   39.19 Mbps  | ping 249.694ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     199 B/s |      N/A       | ping 267.367ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   6.09 MiB/s |   48.73 Mbps  | ping 149.240ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     335 B/s |      N/A       | ping 214.032ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   2.02 MiB/s |   16.14 Mbps  | ping 284.119ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 139.25 KiB/s |    1.09 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   9.17 MiB/s |   73.37 Mbps  | ping  69.715ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  11.66 MiB/s |   93.29 Mbps  | ping   0.837ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   9.74 MiB/s |   77.94 Mbps  | ping  91.176ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  11.66 MiB/s |   93.26 Mbps  | ping   0.341ms

 Benchmark finished in 130 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: JP)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: JP)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: JP)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   JP                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Tokyo 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Tokyo  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        JPY
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
==============[ Taiwan ]===============
 KKTV:                                  No
 LiTV:                                  No
 MyVideo:                               No
 4GTV.TV:                               No
 LineTV.TW:                             No
 Hami Video:                            No
 CatchPlay+:                            No
 HBO GO Asia:                           No
 Bahamut Anime:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 Bilibili Taiwan Only:                  No
=============[ Hong Kong ]=============
 Now E:                                 Failed (Unexpected Result: )
 Viu.TV:                                No
 MyTVSuper:                             No
 HBO GO Asia:                           No
 BiliBili Hongkong/Macau/Taiwan:        No
===============[ Japan ]===============
 DMM:                                   Yes
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No                              No
 Telasa:                                Yes
 Paravi:                                No
 U-NEXT:                                Yes
 Hulu Japan:                            No
 TVer:                                  Yes
 GYAO!:                                 Yes
 WOWOW:                                 Failed
 VideoMarket:                           Failed (Unexpected Result: 404)
 FOD(Fuji TV):                          Yes
 Radiko:                                Yes (City: TOKYO)
 Karaoke@DAM:                           Yes
 J:com On Demand:                       Yes
 Kancolle Japan:                        No
 Pretty Derby Japan:                    No
 Konosuba Fantastic Days:               Yes
 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:                               No
 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:                                  Yes
 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 Japan Tokyo BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Probing – ARIN /24 AS138915 KAOPU-HK Kaopu – Japan, Tokyo

CloudFlare Internet Test

LightNode Japan Tokyo BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

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GTmetrix Performance

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Admin Control Panel

LightNode Japan Tokyo BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

LightNode revolutionizes the deployment of web applications by offering a user-friendly panel that simplifies the entire process. Within minutes, users can effortlessly launch instances, ensuring a swift establishment of their online presence for various purposes, including blogs, forums, and application mirrors like WordPress.

One of the standout features of LightNode is its secure and reliable global cloud infrastructure. This robust infrastructure guarantees stability and trustworthiness, providing an optimal environment for hosting web applications. With LightNode’s infrastructure in place, users can rest assured that their content will always be accessible to their audience. This level of reliability is fundamental for maintaining a successful online presence and delivering an exceptional user experience.

Server Pricing

LightNode Japan Tokyo BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Overall, LightNode is an exceptional platform for deploying web applications, offering a user-friendly panel for effortless instance launch and secure global cloud infrastructure.

The platform’s performance is impressive, as evident from the fio Disk Speed Tests, where it achieved high read and write speeds, reaching up to 2.85 GB/s. The iperf3 Network Speed Tests demonstrate decent network speeds, with variations depending on the specific location.

Furthermore, the Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test showcases LightNode’s solid performance, achieving a single-core score of 402 and a multi-core score of 717. These results highlight the platform’s reliability and capability to deliver fast and efficient hosting services.

With LightNode, developers can focus on creating engaging content and interacting with their audience, confident that their web applications will be hosted in a stable and high-performing environment.

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