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We believe that enterprise-grade performance and reliability should be available for every company. 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! MaxIOPS often provides you with more than 2x the performance over enterprise-grade SSDs. In addition, to provide you with the consistent, high performance we’ve had to limit it to 100,000 IOPS per virtual storage device!
Industry leading IaaS marketplace analyst Cloud Spectator has chosen UpCloud twice as #1 performance leader in Europe among 10 top European cloud providers (Microsoft Azure, AWS, DigitalOcean, Google, 1and1, CenturyLink, Rackspace, OVH, and Softlayer).
Microsoft Azure’s block storage has a very low performance even if you select the Premium SSD. If you are looking for high-performance storage on Azure, you have to upgrade to their Ultra disk storage plan which still caps throughput by disk capacity.
Private networking and Floating IPs are essentials in building modern and scalable web applications. A private network lets your cloud servers communicate through a secure channel that is not exposed to the public network (i.e. the Internet) and doesn’t count towards your bandwidth costs.
Unlike on most cloud providers, our private Utility network spans all our data centres and regions and is not isolated to a single data centre.
With UpCloud, you get full flexibility with resources you use! All cloud servers can be deployed using cost-effective Simple plans or with fully customizable Flexible plans, completely according to your budget and needs. You can choose the amount of CPUs, RAM and storage that your service or application needs. Also, you are able to switch between Simple plans and Flexible configurations at any time. With this much freedom, you are in complete control of your performance and costs.
When choosing Microsoft Azure, you are forced to pick from a confusing number of resource plans they have pieced together for you. Once you’ve selected a plan you can’t be as flexible as you want with it. If you ever hit a bottleneck with resources provided by Azure your only option is to try to find a new plan that somewhat matching your requirements. By doing so you end up with a considerably more expensive system and wasting money on resources you don’t use.
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 Memory, 80GB MaxIOPS||Standard_F2s_v2 + 64GB Premium SSD|
|Location||Amsterdam||West Europe (Netherlands)|
|Disk I/O (sysbench, 4 KB random read)||110295 IOPS||5120 IOPS||+21.5x|
|Disk I/O (sysbench, 4 KB random write)||37144 IOPS||3143 IOPS||+11.8x|
|CPU(sysbench, 64 threads)||1275 events/sec||720 events/sec||+1.8x|
|Memory(sysbench, 4MB write 100GB)||36199 MiB/sec||17393 MiB/sec||+2.1x|
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. 🙂