|UpCloud AWS EC2|
|UpCloud AWS EC2|
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As one of the industry leaders, Amazon EC2 doesn’t need to compete on pricing offers, which in turn means that the users (that’s you!) end up paying for premium instances and lagging behind in price-performance ratio.
In order to get the desired high performance with AWS EC2, you often have to pay for the higher tier, premium or specialized instance types. As a result, you end up spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars for the performance that can cost you up to x12 less with UpCloud.
We truly believe that enterprise-grade performance and reliability should be available to everyone! With this thought in mind, we developed our own storage technology by the name MaxIOPS.
It’s explicitly built to give you the best I/O performance per dollar, without sacrificing any reliability! We have actually limited the performance at 100,000 IOPS per virtual disk to give you high performance at all times. As a result, we offer one of the fastest block storage that is often twice as fast as enterprise-grade SSD.
To this day we stay the fastest cloud server provider currently available on the market. Don’t believe us? Check this in-depth comparison of the 10 best European cloud providers on the market. We are #1 performance leader in Europe.
You don’t need worry about the extra costs of migrating from a different cloud provider. We offer an exclusive 2-month free cloud migration period for our business customers.
We don’t tier our customer service behind how much you are spending with us. We believe a great user experience includes a great customer service! So we offer all our users, no matter how much or little the spend, 24/7 live in-house support all year round.
We are happy to provide our users with a 1m 55s average response time, and our users seem to love it with a 97% user satisfaction.
We all know how important it is for service or application to have enough resources in high load scenarios. For example, while using AWS EC2 server you might bump into a problem that you’re locked to the resource limits that are provided by the specific instance type. What if you need extra CPUs? Your only option here is to upgrade to the next instance type since AWS EC2 doesn’t offer the flexibility to configure resourced individually. That leaves you with paying for extra resources that might never be used!
Here at UpCloud, we offer Flexible plans which allow configuring CPU, RAM and storage freely! Another great thing is that the resources are only billed by usage – if you shut down a Flexible plan cloud server, you only pay for the reserved storage and IP addresses.
Previously, we ended up wasting a lot of time investigating and resolving technical problems. In contrast, we've been extremely happy hosting on UpCloud thanks to their reliable infrastructure.Read the Case Study
Our services have benefited from the new solution resulting a faster time to market with the performance that is required with large eCommerce systems.Read the Case Study
Our projects vary greatly between implementations, therefore, we really wanted to unify our infrastructure. UpCloud has proven to be flexible enough to allow us to adapt to different needs with minimal effort.Read the Case Study
UpCloud's offering is simple and easy to understand, cloud servers with a little bit of networking, nothing overly fancy and that's exactly what we want.Read the Case Study
Each day our systems ingest large quantities of data and with UpCloud we know that the hardware management is in trustworthy and experienced hands.Read the Case Study
Consolidating almost everything hosting related to a single provider has been a huge management relief for our system administrators.Read the Case Study
We are always looking to broaden our global reach and thanks to UpCloud we are able to deliver great quality streams to regions yet unreachable by traditional 3D streaming methods.Read the Case Study
With the new solution, we have achieved complete transparency and control. If we experience issues with a server, our server team will always be on top of it even before a client reports the issue.Read the Case Study
UpCloud has enabled us to run large datasets on individual servers. Due to the extreme IOPS performance, we’ve consolidated our services from tens of hosts to but a few high-powered systems.Read the Case Study
Cloud-based company infrastructure has provided many benefits. For example, working remotely is a breeze since our work is not tied to any office location or even a specific computer.Read the Case Study
We have been enjoying the competitive pricing. On top of that, the customer service is always very friendly and responsive thanks to UpCloud being far less corporate than other providers.Read the Case Study
Thanks to your offerings, our SLA is almost as good as yours. Your backups are also, in our experience, the best in the market. It was love at first sight.Read the Case Study
We're able to adapt to different situations much better thanks to being in full control of our software stack. The ability to activate and deactivate instances on-demand has proven very useful.Read the Case Study
The new servers at UpCloud are so much faster on the disk, CPU, and memory performance. We get way more requests out of the same amount of money that the migration was well worth it.Read the Case Study
|Instance||2 CPU, 4GB RAM, 80GB MaxIOPS||c3.large + 60GB EBS||-|
|RAM (mbw)||8352.01 MB/s||7567.29 MB/s||+1.1x|
|Disk I/O (fio, 4k block randread)||99854.57 IOPS||59087.82 IOPS||+1.7x|
|Disk I/O (fio, 4k block randwrite)||83990.50 IOPS||17049.99 IOPS||+4.9x|
It helps us deal with incoming traffic of 1,8 TB/day on a single e-commerce site. Achievement “100% SLA” completed 🙂
If you’re looking for a nimble IaaS provider, check out UpCloud. Great service, good prices, all-around nice guys =)
Brought up another UpCloud server & activated the most troublesome site on it – significant database access speedup, looks like we have a winner!
As far as I see, UpCloud’s new DC in Helsinki is SO GOOD. It’s surely lovely. 🙂