VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

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VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

Today, we’re diving into an in-depth review of the VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared vCPU VPS Server. This powerful server has a widely-used KVM processor featuring specs like 1 CPU Core, 2 GB RAM, 40 GB SSD Storage, 2 TB of data transfer capacity, and 1 IPv4 address.

Our review process is thorough and detailed, ensuring we cover all bases. We start with some basic benchmarks, including Yabs and Unix Benchmark, to grasp the server’s basic performance levels.

Next, we check out the server’s network performance with the Global Node Test, giving us a full picture of its network strengths. We also run the Global Ping Test to measure how quickly the server responds, which is crucial for a smooth online experience.

The Media Unlock Test helps us understand how accessible the server is from various locations worldwide, which is key for global reach. We use the Cloudflare Internet Test to see how strong and reliable the server’s internet connection is.

Lastly, we dive into web performance with tools like PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix Performance, giving us a clear view of how fast and efficiently the server handles web content.

About VPSie

VPSie, a robust cloud-hosting platform, delivers comprehensive services globally from its US, Amsterdam, Djibouti, and Montreal data centers. Catering to evolving business needs, VPSie offers scalable, SSD-based packages built on cutting-edge cloud infrastructure, ensuring swift, seamless operations.

The platform includes various automated storage options—block, object, and file storage—eliminating the need for resource reboots or downtimes.

VPSie’s customizable networking options grant complete control over IP selection, subnet creation, and route table configurations. Additional services such as Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) offer unified, on-demand network security, while Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) safeguards against potential IT infrastructure damages.

Furthermore, VPSie provides a free, highly available DNS management hosting service, facilitating effortless integration of VPSie-based services with DNS updates.

Lastly, their Private Cloud Solution (PCS) service enhances network security with dedicated firewalls, selective internet access, NAT options, port controls, and more, ensuring a secure and efficient operational framework.

Official Website: https://vpsie.com

Looking Glass


BasicBench: Server Profile, I/O Speed, Upload and Download Speed

 CPU Model          : Common KVM processor
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 3000.000 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Disabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 38.8 GB (1.5 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 1.9 GB (103.8 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 11 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.03, 0.04
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-23-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS62731 247RACK.com
 Location           : Ashgabat / TM
 Region             : Ashgabat
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 107 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 329 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 414 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 283.3 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    34.06 Mbps        32.18 Mbps          183.27 ms   
 Los Angeles, US  33.21 Mbps        31.89 Mbps          220.61 ms   
 Dallas, US       33.52 Mbps        32.70 Mbps          210.17 ms   
 Montreal, CA     33.56 Mbps        31.98 Mbps          230.77 ms   
 Paris, FR        33.22 Mbps        32.31 Mbps          78.33 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    32.96 Mbps        32.07 Mbps          79.81 ms    
 Nanjing, CN      32.81 Mbps        32.24 Mbps          361.67 ms   
 Singapore, SG    33.47 Mbps        32.12 Mbps          196.56 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        32.22 Mbps        32.01 Mbps          295.91 ms   
 Finished in        : 5 min 34 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-08-24 20:17:46 EDT

YabsBench: Disk Speed, iperf3 Network Speed, Geekbench 6 Benchmark

IPv4 Network Information:
ISP        : 247RACK.com
ASN        : AS62731 247RACK.com
Host       : 247RACK.com
Location   : Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PAC)
Country    : France

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 54.76 MB/s   (13.6k) | 632.29 MB/s   (9.8k)
Write      | 54.86 MB/s   (13.7k) | 635.62 MB/s   (9.9k)
Total      | 109.62 MB/s  (27.4k) | 1.26 GB/s    (19.8k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.36 GB/s     (2.6k) | 1.48 GB/s     (1.4k)
Write      | 1.43 GB/s     (2.8k) | 1.58 GB/s     (1.5k)
Total      | 2.80 GB/s     (5.4k) | 3.07 GB/s     (2.9k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 32.9 Mbits/sec  | 31.4 Mbits/sec  | 76.1 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 33.0 Mbits/sec  | 31.7 Mbits/sec  | 70.3 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | busy            | 83.0 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 30.9 Mbits/sec  | 30.4 Mbits/sec  | 188 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 30.9 Mbits/sec  | 25.8 Mbits/sec  | 158 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 21.3 Mbits/sec  | 13.5 Mbits/sec  | 178 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 17.6 Mbits/sec  | 16.9 Mbits/sec  | 208 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 457                           
Multi Core      | 471                           
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/2378557

YABS completed in 30 min 53 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance, A score higher is better

Benchmark Run: Thu Aug 24 2023 21:06:47 - 21:34:23
1 CPU in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       35754702.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     5201.5 MWIPS (7.4 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               2695.0 lps   (29.9 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        295956.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks           77873.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        836823.9 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              458252.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 109016.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               6512.7 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   5339.9 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                    727.2 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         296242.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   35754702.0   3063.8
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       5201.5    945.7
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       2695.0    626.8
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     295956.8    747.4
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0      77873.4    470.5
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     836823.9   1442.8
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     458252.8    368.4
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     109016.9    272.5
Process Creation                                126.0       6512.7    516.9
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       5339.9   1259.4
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0        727.2   1212.1
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     296242.7    197.5
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         702.4

======= Script description and score comparison completed! ======= 

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :   3.47 MiB/s |   27.78 Mbps  | ping  69.247ms
 Gdrive   :   2.68 MiB/s |   21.40 Mbps  | ping  59.516ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :   2.81 MiB/s |   22.48 Mbps  | ping 143.957ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   2.09 MiB/s |   16.70 Mbps  | ping 212.230ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   0.96 MiB/s |    7.66 Mbps  | ping 159.629ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   1.87 MiB/s |   15.00 Mbps  | ping 225.750ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   2.56 MiB/s |   20.49 Mbps  | ping 174.924ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   2.12 MiB/s |   16.97 Mbps  | ping 214.037ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   2.86 MiB/s |   22.88 Mbps  | ping 143.845ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      : 703.26 KiB/s |    5.49 Mbps  | ping 408.507ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   3.30 MiB/s |   26.36 Mbps  | ping  78.796ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  54.61 KiB/s |    0.43 Mbps  | ping  74.318ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   3.14 MiB/s |   25.10 Mbps  | ping  78.501ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   2.80 MiB/s |   22.40 Mbps  | ping  81.593ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   3.28 MiB/s |   26.24 Mbps  | ping  79.519ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     580 B/s |      N/A       | ping  99.556ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     589 B/s |      N/A       | ping  82.499ms
 Online, France               :   3.37 MiB/s |   26.94 Mbps  | ping  69.921ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     683 B/s |      N/A       | ping  80.916ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   1.23 MiB/s |    9.88 Mbps  | ping 310.424ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     296 B/s |      N/A       | ping 288.889ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   3.05 MiB/s |   24.44 Mbps  | ping 111.236ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 963.50 KiB/s |    7.53 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   2.39 MiB/s |   19.08 Mbps  | ping 195.318ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan : 953.96 KiB/s |    7.45 Mbps  | ping 274.997ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   2.23 MiB/s |   17.86 Mbps  | ping 227.153ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   1.21 MiB/s |    9.70 Mbps  | ping 267.437ms

 Benchmark finished in 139 seconds

Global Latency Test

VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Probing – ARIN /24 AS62731 247RACK – United States

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Thu 24 Aug 2023 08:54:16 PM EDT

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
 ** Your Network Provider: 247RACK (23.148.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Yes (Region: US)
 HotStar:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Yes (Region: US)
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Amsterdam 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Frankfurt  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

VPSie’s Admin Control Panel offers a comprehensive, user-friendly interface to seamlessly manage your VPSie servers and their corresponding services. It’s equipped with sections for Access, Actions, and Monitoring—each offering robust functionalities to customize, handle, and oversee your servers.

Under the Access section, you can modify your VPSie server accessibility. This includes updating the root password manually or through automatic generation and specifying how you wish to receive the new password— via email or directly on your screen. Moreover, you’ll find options for server console access via a ‘New Window’ or an ‘Embedded Frame.’

The Actions section allows you to manipulate diverse server parameters. For instance, you can rename your server, integrate an ‘A record’ and SSL certificate, transfer your server to another project, or push an SSH key. You can also manage startup scripts, search labels, document relevant notes, regulate automatic backups, and safeguard your VPSie server against unintended deletion with a lock function.

The Monitoring section offers insightful server tracking tools. By selecting a server from the dropdown, you can monitor various actions. It also allows for alert configuration to trigger email notifications under predefined conditions, ensuring prompt response to server issues.


VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

VPSie Networking allows you to customize your virtual networking environment by choosing your IP Address range, creating subnets, and configuring route tables to any available gateways. You can create a public-facing subnet for your web servers with Internet access and place your backend systems, such as databases or application servers, in a private-facing subnet without Internet access.

VPSie is the first automation hosting provider to deliver true cloud hosting with simplicity – Introducing a firewalled dedicated gateway per client within the data center (PCS: Private Cloud Solution), allowing the clients to complete tasks in a few clicks such as port forwarding, NAT, and Selective Internet access, Traffic isolation and blocking as well as unmetered private gigabit links within a private cloud. You can also manage your VPC for multiple VPSies by visiting Resources < Networking < VPC Network.


VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

Offering one of the finest appliance-based Firewalls as a Service (FWaaS), VPSie actively fortifies your network protection. Through a single, cloud-based firewall, they unify traffic inspection and invasion prevention across your organization’s resources.

A firewall plays a pivotal role in an organization’s cybersecurity endeavors. Benefits of using VPSie’s FWaaS include the protection of remote workers, hassle-free configuration, scalability, streamlined infrastructure, enhanced visibility, and straightforward maintenance.

Adding and configuring a firewall that monitors access on your network level for your VPSie, including managing inbound and outbound traffic policies, is a straightforward process. A new firewall can be attached by clicking the “+” icon, selecting an existing firewall, or creating a fresh one from the drop-down menu.

Existing firewalls can be modified or removed by clicking the red trash bin icon or the linked name of the firewall. Furthermore, you can create and administer your firewalls for multiple VPSies by navigating to the Firewall section.

Server Pricing

VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared CPU VPS Hosting Test and Review

VPSie offers a variety of scalable packages to suit your needs. Their pricing is based on your needed resources, such as memory, CPU, SSD disk space, and transfer allowance. Here are some examples of their pricing plans:

  • A0: 1GB Memory, 1 CPU, 10GB SSD Disk, 1TB Transfer for $5/monthly
  • A1: 1GB Memory, 1 CPU, 20GB SSD Disk, 1TB Transfer for $10/monthly
  • A2: 2GB Memory, 1 CPU, 40GB SSD Disk, 2TB Transfer for $20/monthly
  • A4: 4GB Memory, 2 CPU, 60GB SSD Disk, 3TB Transfer for $40/monthly
  • A6: 6GB Memory, 2 CPU, 80GB SSD Disk, 3TB Transfer for $60/monthly
  • A8: 8GB Memory, 4 CPU, 100GB SSD Disk, 4TB Transfer for $80/monthly
  • A16: 16GB Memory, 8 CPU, 160GB SSD Disk, 5TB Transfer for $140/monthly
  • A64: 64GB Memory, 16 CPU, 320GB SSD Disk, 8TB Transfer for $460/monthly
  • A96: 96GB Memory, 16 CPU, 500GB SSD Disk, 10TB Transfer for $640/monthly
  • A128:128GB Memory, 24 CPU,640 GB SSD Disk,10 TB Transfer for $960/monthly
  • A192:192 GB Memory, 24 CPU,1000 GB SSD Disk,10 TB Transfer for $1160/monthly

You can visit their website for more details about their pricing and packages.

Official Website: https://vpsie.com


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Customer Support

Committed to an exceptional customer experience, VPSie offers comprehensive support services around the clock. They ensure swift responses to queries via various channels such as live chat, phone, and ticket/email systems.

Their Support Services comprise an FAQ section for common queries, a “How to?” section with instructive tutorials for startups, a thorough Knowledge Base with various how-to guides related to VPSie, a Service Status section to stay updated on upgrades and new features, and a Feedback section for your valuable input.

Navigating VPSie’s Support is both simple and quick. Start by selecting ‘Support’ on the upper-right corner of the VPSie dashboard. Choose your preferred support plan and provide the necessary information to create a support case. You can expect a prompt response, typically within a few hours, from VPSie’s professional customer service team.


This high-performing server demonstrated impressive I/O speeds with an average of 283.3 MB/s, showcasing its reliability and efficiency. Its speed robustness was also confirmed by its upload and download speed results from multiple global locations, including US cities, Montreal, Paris, Amsterdam, Nanjing, Singapore, and Tokyo. The readings varied from 32-34 Mbps for upload and similar figures for download speeds. These diverse locations showed us the breadth and capacity of the server’s reach.

The server’s disk speed tests presented promising results. It displayed a high read and write speed with 4k, 64k, 512k, and 1m block sizes. The 1m block’s write speed was awe-inspiring, measuring 1.58 GB/s. Its read speed of 1.48 GB/s was also notable. These results stand as a testament to the well-rounded power and agility of this server offering.

In the Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test, the server scored a Single Core score of 457 and a Multi-Core score of 471. These values highlight this machine’s ability to handle intensive tasks effectively. Another performance assessor, the UnixBench, displays a high score, indicating excellent CPU performance and reinforcing the server’s capability to handle varied demands promptly.

In conclusion, VPSie’s East Africa Djibouti Shared vCPU VPS Server demonstrates robust performance across multiple parameters, confirming its reliability and versatility as a potent server choice. The performance results, from the speed tests to the disk speed tests and performance scores, attest to its supremacy in handling diverse operational demands. This makes the VPSie East Africa Djibouti Shared vCPU VPS Server a strong contender for entities seeking a dependable, high-performing, versatile server solution.

Official Website: https://vpsie.com

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