LightNode Middle East Bahrain BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LightNode Middle East Bahrain BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

This test will examine the LightNode Middle East Bahrain Shared vCPU VPS Server. New users can receive a bonus of up to $20 on their initial recharge, making it a lucrative offer.

The registration process for this server is straightforward, requiring users to complete just three simple steps. First, they must register an account and provide basic information. Once these steps are completed, users can proceed to recharge the platform and activate their chosen host. This flexibility allows users to configure the server according to their specific requirements and preferences.

The LightNode Middle East Bahrain Shared vCPU VPS Server is powered by the QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+. It boasts impressive specifications, including 2 CPU Cores, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB SSD Storage, 1 TB Traffic, and 1x IPv4. These hardware resources ensure reliable performance and sufficient capacity to handle various workloads and applications.

About LightNode

LightNode is a leading global NVMe SSD VPS hosting provider with an extensive presence across 30+ locations worldwide. Boasting a network of 20+ data centers, 100+ Pop nodes, and a remarkable 10Tbps backbone network, LightNode excels in delivering high-performance cloud servers with a global reach. Their partnership with over 300+ operators ensures extensive connectivity options for their clients.

One of the key advantages of the LightNode platform is its versatility, offering a PC+mobile terminal and customized configurations that cater to diverse needs. With convenient one-click deployment and transparent cost structures, clients can easily access the required resources at an affordable price. LightNode is committed to providing a stable and secure global cloud infrastructure. It is ideal for swiftly launching blogs or forums using popular application mirrors like WordPress.

The benefits of choosing LightNode extend beyond traditional web applications. Utilizing their VPS hosting servers can enhance the stability of SaaS applications, offering ease of use and cost reduction. Additionally, LightNode’s infrastructure is an excellent choice for game developers, providing dedicated game servers both for studios and individuals.

However, it’s essential to consider the mixed nature of customer reviews when assessing LightNode. While some customers have praised the stable servers and helpful support team, others have reported issues with network connectivity, slow speeds, and support-related concerns.

In conclusion, LightNode impresses as a global NVMe SSD VPS hosting provider with an expansive network of locations. Their platform offers numerous advantages in terms of versatility, customization, deployment ease, and cost-effectiveness. Still, due diligence is highly recommended to determine if LightNode aligns with your hosting needs, considering the diverse range of customer reviews available.

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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 (76.0 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 5 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           : Manama / BH
 Region             : Manama
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 545 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 657 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 610 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 604.0 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency    51.13 Mbps        48.96 Mbps          1.09 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  48.96 Mbps        50.79 Mbps          225.96 ms   
 Dallas, US       53.79 Mbps        50.04 Mbps          197.21 ms   
 Montreal, CA     48.29 Mbps        30.34 Mbps          203.20 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    51.81 Mbps        49.57 Mbps          110.29 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     51.26 Mbps        52.44 Mbps          360.29 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      50.87 Mbps        50.65 Mbps          348.47 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     4.99 Mbps         0.57 Mbps           119.96 ms   
 Singapore, SG    51.08 Mbps        50.60 Mbps          98.82 ms    
 Tokyo, JP        52.44 Mbps        51.14 Mbps          263.57 ms   
 Finished in        : 5 min 36 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-07-10 08:36:30 CST

Looking Glass

Test IPv4:

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
ISP        : Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
ASN        : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
Host       : LightNode-BH
Location   : Manama, Manama (13)
Country    : Bahrain

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 251.30 MB/s  (62.8k) | 1.21 GB/s    (18.9k)
Write      | 251.96 MB/s  (62.9k) | 1.22 GB/s    (19.0k)
Total      | 503.27 MB/s (125.8k) | 2.43 GB/s    (38.0k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 708.10 MB/s   (1.3k) | 1.45 GB/s     (1.4k)
Write      | 745.72 MB/s   (1.4k) | 1.55 GB/s     (1.5k)
Total      | 1.45 GB/s     (2.8k) | 3.01 GB/s     (2.9k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | busy            | 48.1 Mbits/sec  | 111 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 49.8 Mbits/sec  | 47.9 Mbits/sec  | 113 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 50.2 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 94.6 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 46.4 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 210 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 45.9 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 206 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 44.3 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 228 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 43.0 Mbits/sec  | 39.2 Mbits/sec  | 258 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 600                           
Multi Core      | 1081                          
Full Test       |

YABS completed in 18 min 38 sec

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :   5.39 MiB/s |   43.12 Mbps  | ping   5.850ms
 Gdrive   :   2.79 MiB/s |   22.34 Mbps  | ping  13.061ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :   2.06 MiB/s |   16.48 Mbps  | ping 171.476ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   1.47 MiB/s |   11.78 Mbps  | ping 230.718ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 932.71 KiB/s |    7.29 Mbps  | ping 195.367ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   1.77 MiB/s |   14.17 Mbps  | ping 254.418ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   1.77 MiB/s |   14.14 Mbps  | ping 283.362ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   1.98 MiB/s |   15.88 Mbps  | ping error!
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   3.03 MiB/s |   24.27 Mbps  | ping 180.330ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   1.32 MiB/s |   10.55 Mbps  | ping 275.277ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   3.73 MiB/s |   29.88 Mbps  | ping 106.262ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   4.22 MiB/s |   33.76 Mbps  | ping 121.594ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   4.04 MiB/s |   32.32 Mbps  | ping 105.383ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   4.30 MiB/s |   34.42 Mbps  | ping  97.692ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   2.99 MiB/s |   23.93 Mbps  | ping 206.848ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     400 B/s |      N/A       | ping 146.097ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     240 B/s |      N/A       | ping  87.536ms
 Online, France               :   3.93 MiB/s |   31.48 Mbps  | ping 113.184ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     281 B/s |      N/A       | ping 129.843ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   1.14 MiB/s |    9.12 Mbps  | ping 267.800ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     168 B/s |      N/A       | ping 296.215ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   3.13 MiB/s |   25.07 Mbps  | ping 130.029ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 183.45 KiB/s |    1.43 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   2.05 MiB/s |   16.41 Mbps  | ping 213.140ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan : 840.45 KiB/s |    6.57 Mbps  | ping 351.989ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   4.82 MiB/s |   38.58 Mbps  | ping  92.007ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   2.92 MiB/s |   23.40 Mbps  | ping 181.628ms

 Benchmark finished in 141 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Available For [Disney+ BH] Soon
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: HK)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: BH)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   BH                               Yes (Region: BH)
 YouTube CDN:                           
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Associated with [Etisalat] in [Al-Fujairah]
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 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:                                   Unsupported
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No                              No
 Telasa:                                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:                                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 Middle East Bahrain BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Probing – ARIN /23 AS138915 KAOPU-HK Kaopu – Bahrain, Manama

CloudFlare Internet Test

LightNode Middle East Bahrain BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

LightNode Middle East Bahrain BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

LightNode Middle East Bahrain BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

LightNode Middle East Bahrain BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

LightNode offers an intuitive Admin Control Panel to facilitate resource management within their platform. Users can conveniently access the control panel by signing in using their email address and password or their Google/Github accounts. Once logged in, the control panel empowers users to effectively manage their resources on LightNode, including their account balance.

While details about the comprehensive features and capabilities of LightNode’s Admin Control Panel were not readily available, it is a centralized hub for users to oversee and control their resources within the hosting environment. It is recommended to refer to LightNode’s official documentation or contact their support team for further information regarding the extensive functionality and tools offered by their Admin Control Panel.

Server Pricing

LightNode Middle East Bahrain 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.


The LightNode Middle East Bahrain Shared vCPU VPS Server is powered by the QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+ and offers 2 CPU Cores, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB SSD Storage, 1 TB Traffic, and 1x IPv4. Initial run tests showcased impressive I/O speeds, averaging 604 MB/s across three runs.

Additionally, network performance tests demonstrated varying speeds across different locations, with reliable connectivity to places like Los Angeles and Amsterdam.

Furthermore, the server’s disk speed tests showed strong performance in mixed read/write operations across different block sizes. Geekbench 6 benchmark results indicate a single-core score of 600 and a multi-core score of 1081, showcasing the server’s computing capabilities.

The LightNode Middle East Bahrain Shared vCPU VPS Server offers a bonus for new users, a straightforward registration process, and a feature-rich virtual server with impressive I/O speeds and network performance. The robust disk speed tests and solid Geekbench benchmarks highlight the server’s potential for meeting demanding workloads.

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