Linode Benchmark

Reviews, Virtual Private Server
Unix Benchmark results from Linode VPS in London using unixbench v 5.1.2 Specs: 512MB / 16GB XEN [code] # # # # # # # ##### ###### # # #### # # # # ## # # # # # # # ## # # # # # # # # # # # ## ##### ##### # # # # ###### # # # # # # ## # # # # # # # # # # # # ## # # # # # # # ## # # # # #### # # # # # ##### ###### # # #### # # 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…
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The Planet Announces Cloud Hosting

News
The Planet just jumped in to the cloud computing announcing the launch of Server Cloud Hosting. Cloud computing gives you more reliability, computing power with the advantage of seamless scalability in terms of resources but at the same time its pretty expensive, in my opinion. The minimum package starts from $49 with just 60GB space and 512MB ram with 1TB bandwith (transfer). The bigger packages cost $99 and $179. All prices are per month in USD. One thing that amazes is why there is just 60GB in the core packages? I wonder if a XEN from LINODE.COM is better then this cloud offer? LINODE has been very very stable with almost no downtime or issues. XEN512 from LINODE costs $20 per month. Since The Planet is new, I cannot comment…
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Got my first Linode today

Tips and Tricks
Today at around 02am, I signed up for my very own LINODE. I have been with many different cheap providers but one way or the other, LINODE impressed me a lot. My client, at work, also signed up for LINODE at my recommendation a little while ago. Linode uses 1GB pipe networking port on a XEN VPS that gives you blazzing fast speed as if its on your local machine. I choose London data center for my VPS.
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Linode is Blazzing Fast

Personal, Thoughts
I asked my client to buy a Linode for some testing purposes and I tried it for the first time. I must say, Linode is blazzing fast. Downloads are touching 8M/sec and speed, performance is as if its running on a VM on my local system. Update: Now its been almost a month running Linode and I strongly recommend this VPS company.
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