Intro: Saw the post for Dade2 cloud– $ 100 credit, on Webhostingtalk (link to offer page). I had been thiking of giving a (non-AWS/non-Google/non-DO) cloud server a try. The offer was tempting, and decided to give it a try.

Benchmarks:
Running BM Tests : YABS, bench.sh, nench.sh...

curl -LsO bench.monster/speedtest.sh; sudo bash speedtest.sh -Asia

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OS : Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (64 Bit)
Virt/Kernel : VMware / 4.15.0-66-generic
CPU Model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v3 @ 2.30GHz
CPU Cores : 2 @ 2297.339 MHz x86_64 25600 KB Cache
CPU Flags : AES-NI Enabled & VM-x/AMD-V Disabled
Load Average : 0.21, 0.13, 0.10
Total Space : 11G (3.6G ~35% used)
Total RAM : 2954 MB (195 MB + 2206 MB Buff in use)
Total SWAP : 556 MB (0 MB in use)
Uptime : 0 days 0:25
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ASN & ISP : AS48685, Opin Kerfi ehf
Organization : Dade2 Limited
Location : Reykjavik, Iceland / IS
Region : Capital Region
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## Geekbench v4 CPU Benchmark:

Single Core : 3145 (VERY GOOD)
Multi Core : 5741

## IO Test

CPU Speed:
bzip2 : 93.0 MB/s
sha256 : 153 MB/s
md5sum : 426 MB/s

RAM Speed:
Avg. write : 2798.9 MB/s
Avg. read : 4676.3 MB/s

Disk Speed:
1st run : 268 MB/s
2nd run : 253 MB/s
3rd run : 247 MB/s
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Average : 256.0 MB/s

## Asia Speedtest

Location Upload Download Ping
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Speedtest.net 745.89 Mbit/s 818.30 Mbit/s 10.511 ms
India, New Delhi (GIGATEL) 25.26 Mbit/s 200.29 Mbit/s 188.175 ms
India, Mumbai (SevenStar) 92.61 Mbit/s 11.49 Mbit/s 160.910 ms
India, Bengaluru (DBroadband) 22.01 Mbit/s 21.92 Mbit/s 175.286 ms
Sri Lanka, Colombo (Telecom PLC) 21.46 Mbit/s 299.77 Mbit/s 165.614 ms
Pakistan, Islamabad (Jazz) 55.29 Mbit/s 246.88 Mbit/s 172.131 ms
Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar (Mobicom) 21.55 Mbit/s 65.53 Mbit/s 216.558 ms
Bangladesh, Dhaka (Skytel) 33.08 Mbit/s 128.12 Mbit/s 256.994 ms
Bhutan, Thimphu (Bhutan Telecom) 40.13 Mbit/s 99.58 Mbit/s 207.054 ms
Myanmar, Mandalay (Ooredoo) 10.77 Mbit/s 88.70 Mbit/s 262.669 ms
Laos, Vientaine (Mangkone) 20.12 Mbit/s 79.51 Mbit/s 270.142 ms
Thailand, Bangkok (CAT Telecom) 16.20 Mbit/s 104.79 Mbit/s 247.825 ms
Cambodia, Phnom Penh (Smart) 18.30 Mbit/s 72.38 Mbit/s 237.735 ms
Vietnam, Hanoi (Viettel) 3.05 Mbit/s 57.31 Mbit/s 291.536 ms
Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (Extreme) 22.46 Mbit/s 168.99 Mbit/s 207.567 ms
Singapore (PT FirstMedia) 27.79 Mbit/s 63.87 Mbit/s 211.089 ms
Indonesia, Jakarta (Desnet) 39.94 Mbit/s 131.14 Mbit/s 218.096 ms
Philippines, Manila (Sky Fiber) 6.76 Mbit/s 98.48 Mbit/s 243.933 ms
Hong Kong (GTT) 52.18 Mbit/s 134.44 Mbit/s 223.217 ms
Taiwan, Taipei (TAIFO) 13.83 Mbit/s 12.74 Mbit/s 293.004 ms
Japan, Tsukuba (SoftEther) 16.27 Mbit/s 59.41 Mbit/s 293.444 ms
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Finished in : 12 min 15 sec
Timestamp : 2020-01-10 00:24:17 GMT
Saved in : /home/amar/speedtest.log

Share results:

– https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/15119400
– https://clbin.com/acsC5

dd Test

16384+0 records in
16384+0 records out
1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB, 1.0 GiB) copied, 4.39075 s, 245 MB/s

Watch more screenshots from the Dade2 Cloud- Image gallery Below

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nench.sh

curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash; curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash 2>&1 | tee nench.log
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nench.sh v2019.07.20 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
benchmark timestamp: 2020-01-10 00:34:42 UTC
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Processor: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v3 @ 2.30GHz
CPU cores: 2
Frequency: 2297.339 MHz
RAM: 2.9G
Swap: 556M
Kernel: Linux 4.15.0-66-generic x86_64

Disks:
loop0 89.1M HDD
loop2 89.1M HDD
sda 80G SSD

CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
3.366 seconds
CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
5.769 seconds
CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
1.781 seconds

ioping: seek rate
min/avg/max/mdev = 146.7 us / 171.9 us / 3.67 ms / 62.1 us
ioping: sequential read speed
generated 6.06 k requests in 5.00 s, 1.48 GiB, 1.21 k iops, 302.9 MiB/s

dd: sequential write speed
1st run: 352.86 MiB/s
2nd run: 557.90 MiB/s
3rd run: 552.18 MiB/s
average: 487.65 MiB/s

IPv4 speedtests
your IPv4: 94.250.245.xxxx

Cachefly CDN: 50.28 MiB/s
Leaseweb (NL): 24.78 MiB/s
Softlayer DAL (US): 10.30 MiB/s
Online.net (FR): 23.44 MiB/s
OVH BHS (CA): 11.84 MiB/s

No IPv6 connectivity detected

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### YABS

curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/masonr/yet-another-bench-script/master/yabs.sh | bash

# ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## #
# Yet-Another-Bench-Script #
# v2020-01-08 #
# https://github.com/masonr/yet-another-bench-script #
# ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## #

Fri Jan 10 00:47:43 UTC 2020

Basic System Information:
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Processor : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v3 @ 2.30GHz
CPU cores : 2 @ 2297.339 MHz
AES-NI : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ❌ Disabled
RAM : 2.9G
Swap : 556M
Disk : 11G

dd Sequential Disk Speed Tests:
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| Test 1 | Test 2 | Test 3 | Avg
| | | |
Write | 54.0 MB/s | 55.8 MB/s | 55.7 MB/s | 55.17 MB/s
Read | 407 MB/s | 417 MB/s | 416 MB/s | 413.33 MB/s

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iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
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Provider | Location (Link) | Send Speed | Recv Speed
| | |
Bouygues Telecom | Paris, FR (10G) | 225 Mbits/sec | 485 Mbits/sec
Online.net | Paris, FR (10G) | 245 Mbits/sec | 670 Mbits/sec
Severius | The Netherlands (10G) | 189 Mbits/sec | 816 Mbits/sec
Worldstream | The Netherlands (10G) | 151 Mbits/sec | 843 Mbits/sec
wilhelm.tel | Hamburg, DE (10G) | 162 Mbits/sec | 663 Mbits/sec
Biznet | Bogor, Indonesia (1G) | 127 Mbits/sec | 357 Mbits/sec
Hostkey | Moscow, RU (1G) | 206 Mbits/sec | 570 Mbits/sec
Vultr | Piscataway, NJ, US (1G) | 61.0 Mbits/sec | 694 Mbits/sec
Velocity Online | Tallahassee, FL, US (10G) | 27.2 Mbits/sec | 318 Mbits/sec
Airstream Communications | Eau Claire, WI, US (10G) | 65.9 Mbits/sec | 401 Mbits/sec
Hurricane Electric | Fremont, CA, US (10G) | busy | busy

Geekbench 4 Benchmark Test:
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Test | Value
|
Single Core | 3140
Multi Core | 5739
Full Test | https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/15119478

Notes:
Dist storage
I had opted for 80 GB, but

df -h gave me the following:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
udev 1.5G 0 1.5G 0% /dev
tmpfs 296M 1.1M 295M 1% /run
/dev/mapper/ubuntu–vg-ubuntu–lv 9.8G 4.5G 4.9G 48% /
tmpfs 1.5G 0 1.5G 0% /dev/shm
tmpfs 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock
tmpfs 1.5G 0 1.5G 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/sda2 976M 145M 765M 16% /boot
/dev/loop0 90M 90M 0 100% /snap/core/7917
/dev/loop2 90M 90M 0 100% /snap/core/8268
tmpfs 296M 0 296M 0% /run/user/1002

Note: Cloud Control Panel is Slow on Firefox mobile network connected to laptop. but after installing WordPress on Webinoly, connectivity was quite speedy from Bengaluru.

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To Update:

Setup and Account Creation
Login
Creating Your First Server

Summary and conclusion:
Some do’s and dont’s

Upgrade to Kernel 5.0

Your Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is supported until April 2023.

Last login: Sat Jan 11 20:32:52 2020 from 37.230.173.84
[email protected]:~$ uname -a
Linux lon3 5.0.0-37-generic #40~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Nov 14

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Next Steps:
1. Adding New Disk. I used the steps mentioned in the below article.

How to Add a New Disk to an Existing Linux Server

2. Adding more RAM and CPU Core
I went through the menu. A reboot did the trick


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