Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

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Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

In this review, we explored the performance of the Paperspace High-Performance Shared vCPU VPS Server based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Powering the server is an impressive Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz Processor, supported by 4 GB of RAM and 50 GB SSD storage space. The server boasts a robust 10 Gbps Internet Port and unlimited traffic volume.

Our in-depth investigation includes the following meticulously planned tests:

  1. The Basic Benchmark, Yabs, and Unix Benchmark: These key testings enable us to gauge essential server metrics.
  2. Global Node Test: This comprehensive network assessment provides an expanded view of the network architecture’s resilience and capacity.
  3. Global Ping Test: This latency measuring tool assists us in verifying the server’s response time and speed.
  4. Media Unlock Test: To verify regional server accessibility and content unlock abilities.
  5. CloudFlare Internet Test: We utilize this test to measure the quality of server-internet connections.
  6. Web Performance Evaluation: PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix Performance provide an overview of the server’s web performance metrics.

By employing these exhaustive evaluations, we aim to provide profound and comprehensive insights into the server’s overall performance and efficiency.

About Paperspace

Paperspace, a leading cloud computing platform, empowers individuals and enterprises to develop, launch, and manage various applications and projects spanning key areas such as data science, machine learning, and computer graphics. With its robust GPU-accelerated virtual machines, high-performance gradient servers tailored for machine learning, and many user-centric features, Paperspace aims to simplify and streamline the cloud computing experience.

One of Paperspace’s significant differentiators is its robust support for Natural Language Processing (NLP) via the NLTK toolkit. This toolkit equips users with the capability to execute various NLP maneuvers during the text processing phase, with easy access to over 50 corpora and lexical resources, including the renowned WordNet. With the integration of NLTK, users can seamlessly create models for tasks such as sentiment analysis and text classification, revolutionizing their textual data processing endeavors.

Beyond NLP, Paperspace extends its versatility to encompass audio analysis and signal processing. Here, users can apply diverse machine-learning techniques to audio data, providing an engaging platform to delve into the intricacies of audio analysis and apply rudimentary machine-learning techniques to sound data.

Furthermore, Paperspace stays ahead of the curve by facilitating advanced neural network architectures, such as Capsule Networks. In addressing certain constraints inherent in conventional Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), these networks elevate performance efficiency in tasks that require maintaining spatial hierarchies among features.

Official Website: https://www.Paperspace.com

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

 CPU Model          : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2100.126 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 20480 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 49.1 GB (3.4 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (207.1 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 12 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.09, 0.09
 OS                 : Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.4.0-147-generic
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : Xen-DomU
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS394996 47-2339071
 Location           : Amsterdam / NL
 Region             : North Holland
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 284 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 295 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 303 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 294.0 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    5880.41 Mbps      6549.96 Mbps        0.98 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  584.86 Mbps       1960.04 Mbps        138.35 ms   
 Dallas, US       725.11 Mbps       1581.50 Mbps        109.97 ms   
 Montreal, CA     575.34 Mbps       900.53 Mbps         84.03 ms    
 Paris, FR        7440.65 Mbps      5838.34 Mbps        10.30 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    5772.15 Mbps      6914.16 Mbps        1.26 ms     
 Shanghai, CN     239.06 Mbps       735.91 Mbps         290.09 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      99.17 Mbps        1918.08 Mbps        245.29 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     238.83 Mbps       18.92 Mbps          363.78 ms   
 Singapore, SG    490.21 Mbps       2258.39 Mbps        172.48 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        344.72 Mbps       2067.65 Mbps        232.44 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 5 min 48 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-09-19 02:25:29 UTC

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

Basic System Information:
---------------------------------
Uptime     : 0 days, 0 hours, 19 minutes
Processor  : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz
CPU cores  : 2 @ 2100.126 MHz
AES-NI     : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ❌ Disabled
RAM        : 3.8 GiB
Swap       : 0.0 KiB
Disk       : 49.1 GiB
Distro     : Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS
Kernel     : 5.4.0-147-generic
VM Type    : XEN
IPv4/IPv6  : ✔ Online / ❌ Offline

IPv4 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : Hurricane Electric LLC
ASN        : AS394996 47-2339071
Location   : Amsterdam, North Holland (NH)
Country    : Netherlands

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 65.89 MB/s   (16.4k) | 288.38 MB/s   (4.5k)
Write      | 66.04 MB/s   (16.5k) | 289.90 MB/s   (4.5k)
Total      | 131.94 MB/s  (32.9k) | 578.28 MB/s   (9.0k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 315.30 MB/s    (615) | 309.10 MB/s    (301)
Write      | 332.06 MB/s    (648) | 329.68 MB/s    (321)
Total      | 647.36 MB/s   (1.2k) | 638.79 MB/s    (622)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 564 Mbits/sec   | 704 Mbits/sec   | 7.35 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | busy            | 11.2 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | busy            | 1.27 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 2.16 Gbits/sec  | 1.38 Gbits/sec  | 95.5 ms        
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 48.2 Mbits/sec  | 71.8 Mbits/sec  | 79.5 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 31.6 Mbits/sec  | 61.0 Mbits/sec  | 124 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 26.1 Mbits/sec  | 37.3 Mbits/sec  | 150 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 699                           
Multi Core      | 1259                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/2662593

YABS completed in 16 min 32 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance, A score higher is better

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Tue Sep 19 2023 02:55:33 - 03:23:39
2 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       26126316.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     4882.0 MWIPS (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               2686.8 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        491367.6 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          135009.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1145569.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              765906.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  62749.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               5898.6 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   6988.8 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1363.6 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         588590.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   26126316.7   2238.8
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       4882.0    887.6
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       2686.8    624.8
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     491367.6   1240.8
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     135009.0    815.8
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1145569.0   1975.1
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     765906.4    615.7
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      62749.7    156.9
Process Creation                                126.0       5898.6    468.1
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       6988.8   1648.3
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1363.6   2272.7
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     588590.0    392.4
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         860.6

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Tue Sep 19 2023 03:23:39 - 03:51:46
2 CPUs in system; running 2 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       52113908.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     9869.4 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               4960.7 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        691793.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          187412.2 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1709783.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1419104.6 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 208239.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              10800.9 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   9318.1 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1346.5 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                        1056899.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   52113908.8   4465.6
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       9869.4   1794.4
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       4960.7   1153.7
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     691793.4   1747.0
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     187412.2   1132.4
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1709783.0   2947.9
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1419104.6   1140.8
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     208239.0    520.6
Process Creation                                126.0      10800.9    857.2
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       9318.1   2197.7
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1346.5   2244.1
System Call Overhead                          15000.0    1056899.0    704.6
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1462.0

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

Looking Glass

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Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 781.25 MiB/s | 6250.00 Mbps  | ping   1.060ms
 Gdrive   :  66.01 MiB/s |  528.05 Mbps  | ping   1.019ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 849.30 KiB/s |    6.64 Mbps  | ping  84.054ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   3.32 MiB/s |   26.53 Mbps  | ping 148.626ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 787.53 KiB/s |    6.15 Mbps  | ping  74.397ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  14.09 MiB/s |  112.70 Mbps  | ping 141.326ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  17.02 MiB/s |  136.16 Mbps  | ping 123.219ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  13.46 MiB/s |  107.71 Mbps  | ping 144.357ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :  28.92 MiB/s |  231.33 Mbps  | ping  78.855ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  23.85 MiB/s |  190.78 Mbps  | ping  94.871ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            : 266.67 MiB/s | 2133.33 Mbps  | ping   7.088ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany : 494.93 KiB/s |    3.87 Mbps  | ping   8.130ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :  28.24 MiB/s |  225.92 Mbps  | ping   9.477ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    : 107.52 MiB/s |  860.13 Mbps  | ping   3.385ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         : 450.45 MiB/s | 3603.60 Mbps  | ping   1.749ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     536 B/s |      N/A       | ping  20.581ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :   3.44 KiB/s |    0.03 Mbps  | ping   9.751ms
 Online, France               : 194.23 MiB/s | 1553.85 Mbps  | ping  11.455ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :   1.49 KiB/s |    0.01 Mbps  | ping  20.426ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   2.34 MiB/s |   18.75 Mbps  | ping 315.371ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     123 B/s |      N/A       | ping 318.776ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :  15.20 MiB/s |  121.57 Mbps  | ping  43.220ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 166.79 KiB/s |    1.30 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   1.12 MiB/s |    8.94 Mbps  | ping 166.102ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   5.29 MiB/s |   42.36 Mbps  | ping 243.151ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   4.61 MiB/s |   36.89 Mbps  | ping 247.930ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   6.41 MiB/s |   51.25 Mbps  | ping 218.774ms


 Benchmark finished in 110 seconds

Global Latency Test

Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

Query: ping 74.82.29.42, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 74.82.29.42 – ARIN /23 AS394996 PAPERSPACE – Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Tue 19 Sep 2023 02:46:47 AM UTC

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Paperspace (74.82.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 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:                 Newark, NJ  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        EUR
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

Get Started with Paperspace

Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

Getting started with Paperspace is quite straightforward. Here are the steps you can follow:

  1. Sign Up: You can create a Paperspace account using an email address or with your GitHub or Google account.
  2. Select the Core product: When logging into Paperspace, select Core from the product dropdown.
  3. Start Building: When you build on Core, you fully control your infrastructure using the console or the Core API.

In addition to these steps, Paperspace provides a comprehensive tutorial for getting started with Gradient Notebooks. This tutorial covers everything you need to know to use notebooks backed by powerful free and paid GPU instances.

Remember, Paperspace is designed to be a powerful, no-fuss environment that “just works” and provides a world-class developer experience. It’s a great platform for AI developers and offers a wide range of features, from developing and training models to deploying them. Happy coding! 😊

Admin Control Panel

Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

The Paperspace Core Console is a robust management interface precisely engineered for businesses to streamline their resources and infrastructure orchestration. Targeted at enterprises, it is enriched with enhanced security features, shared drive facilitation, and a commanding management console to ensure optimum control and oversight of your assets.

Here are some of the key features of the Core Console:

  1. User Management: Core for teams includes powerful tools that let you sort, filter, create, and connect users, machines, and networks.
  2. Enhanced Networking: The console easily manages resources such as a private network or VPN. Tasks that took days or weeks can now be done with just a few clicks.
  3. Optional Add-Ons & Integrations: Shared Drives can create ‘network attached storage’ that can be used to share files between instances. They also support IPsec tunnels out of the box.
  4. Desktop Access & API: Their built-in streaming technology for remote access works directly in a web browser. The Core API offers programmatic access for more advanced workloads.
  5. Reliability: The core is carefully monitored 24/7, so you don’t have to deal with broken servers and patches again.

You can sign up for a free account on their website and use the console immediately.

Server Pricing

Paperspace Netherlands Amsterdam High Performance Virtual Machine VPS Test and Review

Paperspace offers a variety of pricing options to cater to different needs. Here are some of the plans:

  1. Individual Plan: This free plan is aimed at beginners, explorers, and adventurous learners. It includes public projects and 5GB storage.
  2. Pro Plan: Priced at $8 per month, this plan is designed for ML/AI engineers, data scientists, and researchers. It offers private projects, 15GB storage, and faster free GPUs.
  3. Growth Plan: For teams, research groups, & startups, this plan costs $39 per month. It includes private projects, 50GB storage, high-end instances, and expert support.
  4. Enterprise Plan: This plan is for businesses that must host Gradient on their infrastructure and run without limits. You must schedule time with a product specialist to learn more about the custom plans.

Please note that these prices are in addition to the utilization costs on paid instances. You can visit the official Paperspace pricing page for more detailed information about the pricing.

Official Website: https://www.Paperspace.com

Payments

Paperspace accepts all major credit cards as payment methods, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, and Discover. Please note that some electronic and prepaid cards may not work. They do not accept Apple Pay, Google Pay, or cryptocurrencies, but this may change.

Coupon

$10 account credit for new arrivals! Use Code: 1QQBSD2

Customer Support

Paperspace provides two levels of support:

  1. Standard Support: This is free for all customers and includes ticket-based support accessible seven days a week.
  2. Enterprise Support: This is available by contract and includes technical infrastructure assistance, best-effort third-party software support, and a team of customer success managers.

You can open a ticket if you have account questions or technical problems. Before submitting a ticket, they recommend checking the status page to see if a system-wide issue causes it. They also suggest searching for answers using Paperspace Docs search, which combines results from product and account management documentation. You can also browse their forum.

When submitting a ticket, including as much relevant information as possible is helpful. This could include explaining what you want to do and what you expect to happen, describing any problems as specifically as possible, including any error messages, and attaching screenshots where it makes sense.

Conclusion

The Basic Bench evaluation showcased exemplary I/O Speeds from the server, maintaining impressive consistency over three runs with an average output of 294.0 MB/s. Speedtest.net revealed remarkable upload and download speeds, registering promising speed measurements across several locations and a notable standout performance in European regions.

The comprehensive Yabs Performance Bench encapsulated mixed Read/Write speed tests, showcasing effective high-speed data manipulation. The server exhibited strong performance, especially with larger block sizes, peaking with Read speeds of 315.30 MB/s (512k) and Write speeds of 332.06 MB/s (512k).

The Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test yielded solid results, demonstrating sound Single-Core (699) and Multi-Core (1259) scores. Further details of the full test are accessible through the provided link.

Evaluating CPU Performance via UnixBench, the server underlined impressive performance metrics. In particular, these tests confirmed high benchmarks for ‘Dhrystone 2 using register variables’ and ‘File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 max blocks’, indicating excellent CPU and I/O capabilities, respectively.

In conclusion, the Paperspace High-Performance Shared vCPU VPS Server stationed in Amsterdam manifests strong performance across different tests, demonstrating its competence in handling high-demand operations, responsiveness, and data transfer capabilities. It’s an excellent choice for enterprises seeking stellar processing power and high-speed data management.

Official Website: https://www.Paperspace.com

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