HazeNet VPS Benchmark (latest from their XEON nodes)

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Update (14-May-2011): HazeNet has been taken over by ThrustVPS / Rus Foster. Read more about it here

This benchmark is #2 in the series from HazNet, the previous one was done on their Core2Quad series and this one is on their latest XEON nodes.

Unix Benchmark results from HazNet using unixbench v 5.1.2. HazeNet offers 4 cores on their 1024 and 2048 packages.

Specs: 1024MB OpenVZ running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32bit

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   Version 5.1.2                      Based on the Byte Magazine Unix Benchmark

   Multi-CPU version                  Version 5 revisions by Ian Smith,
                                      Sunnyvale, CA, USA
   December 22, 2007                  johantheghost at yahoo period com


1 x Dhrystone 2 using register variables  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Double-Precision Whetstone  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Execl Throughput  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x Pipe Throughput  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Pipe-based Context Switching  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Process Creation  1 2 3

1 x System Call Overhead  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)  1 2 3

1 x Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)  1 2 3

4 x Dhrystone 2 using register variables  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

4 x Double-Precision Whetstone  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

4 x Execl Throughput  1 2 3

4 x File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks  1 2 3

4 x File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks  1 2 3

4 x File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks  1 2 3

4 x Pipe Throughput  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

4 x Pipe-based Context Switching  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

4 x Process Creation  1 2 3

4 x System Call Overhead  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

4 x Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)  1 2 3

4 x Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)  1 2 3

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   BYTE UNIX Benchmarks (Version 5.1.2)

   System: hazenet2: GNU/Linux
   OS: GNU/Linux -- 2.6.18-194.8.1.el5.028stab070.2 -- #1 SMP Tue Jul 6 14:55:39 MSD 2010
   Machine: i686 (unknown)
   Language: en_US.utf8 (charmap="UTF-8", collate="UTF-8")
   CPU 0: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5506 @ 2.13GHz (4266.9 bogomips)
          Hyper-Threading, x86-64, MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET, Intel virtualization
   CPU 1: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5506 @ 2.13GHz (4266.7 bogomips)
          Hyper-Threading, x86-64, MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET, Intel virtualization
   CPU 2: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5506 @ 2.13GHz (4266.7 bogomips)
          Hyper-Threading, x86-64, MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET, Intel virtualization
   CPU 3: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5506 @ 2.13GHz (4266.7 bogomips)
          Hyper-Threading, x86-64, MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET, Intel virtualization
   16:03:33 up 9 min,  1 user,  load average: 0.44, 0.31, 0.12; runlevel 2

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Benchmark Run: Sat Aug 28 2010 16:03:33 - 16:33:58
4 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       10435323.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     2070.2 MWIPS (9.7 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               2749.5 lps   (29.5 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        416968.2 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          117243.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        892849.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              821046.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  10935.2 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               8616.2 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   3362.8 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1194.8 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         706005.5 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   10435323.0    894.2
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       2070.2    376.4
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       2749.5    639.4
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     416968.2   1052.9
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     117243.0    708.4
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     892849.0   1539.4
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     821046.0    660.0
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      10935.2     27.3
Process Creation                                126.0       8616.2    683.8
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       3362.8    793.1
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1194.8   1991.4
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     706005.5    470.7
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         602.0

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Benchmark Run: Sat Aug 28 2010 16:33:58 - 17:05:16
4 CPUs in system; running 4 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       43874249.1 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     8539.0 MWIPS (9.6 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               7996.9 lps   (29.6 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        384863.1 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          156449.7 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        812327.1 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             3351433.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                1006787.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              24950.0 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   9868.3 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1483.2 lpm   (60.1 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                        2658226.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   43874249.1   3759.6
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       8539.0   1552.5
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       7996.9   1859.8
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     384863.1    971.9
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     156449.7    945.3
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     812327.1   1400.6
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    3351433.8   2694.1
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0    1006787.3   2517.0
Process Creation                                126.0      24950.0   1980.2
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       9868.3   2327.4
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1483.2   2472.0
System Call Overhead                          15000.0    2658226.4   1772.2
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1877.0

root@hazenet2:~/unixbench-5.1.2#

I requested Colin, CEO HazeNet to put 8 cores on my VPS so that I can do a full scale benchmark, the result came close to 3100. Pretty good for a non empty server.

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