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SSDs are fast but they weren’t fast enough for us. We developed a completely new type of storage backend, named MaxIOPS. It’s specifically built to give your SMB company the best I/O performance for today’s demanding web applications and services. It often gives you up to 2x the performance of standard enterprise-grade SSD. We have had to actually limit the performance to 100,000 IOPS per virtual storage device to ensure high performance at all times.
Industry leading IaaS marketplace analyst Cloud Spectator has chosen UpCloud twice as #1 performance leader in Europe among 10 top European cloud providers (DigitalOcean, Azure, AWS, Google, 1and1, CenturyLink, Rackspace, OVH, and Softlayer).
“UpCloud displayed the highest CPU and Memory performance overall”
Private networking and Floating IPs are essential in building modern and scalable web applications. Our truly private and highly configurable SDN Network lets your cloud servers communicate through a secure connection that is not exposed to the public network (i.e. the Internet) and doesn’t count towards your bandwidth costs.
One of the key differences between UpCloud and Linode is that Linode’s private network is essentially shared between all servers and only works inside the same data centre. With UpCloud, you get a 100% private Utility network, that spans across all of our data centres!
With UpCloud, you get full flexibility. Each cloud server can be deployed using a Simple, discounted plan or with fully customizable Flexible resource limits, completely according to your budget and needs. You can even switch between Simple plans and Flexible configurations whenever you want.
With Linode’s plans, you’re locked into the resource limits that are provided by the plans they have chosen for you. So what if you need to add additional CPU cores, but are happy with the amount of memory and storage? Too bad! You’ll have to upgrade to the next available plan, significantly adding to your costs as you are paying for resources you don’t actually require. Without the possibility of configuring each resource independently, you will never be in complete control.
SimpleLogin provides solutions for sending and receiving emails anonymously. They improved their internal processes and customer services with UpCloud Managed Databases.Read the Case Study
ClauseBase has really enjoyed the flexibility provided by UpCloud's services, they are now able to do all required setups themselves.Read the Case Study
On UpCloud, Kepler Hosting has achieved faster application load and response times and maximised the efficiency of their infrastructure.Read the Case Study
UpCloud's specialised cloud computing environment and online services have enabled Sofia Digital to move their servers and services from on-premises into the cloud.Read the Case Study
Thanks to UpCloud’s extremely fast and low latency network, we are able to effectively monitor our own and our customers’ systems and services.Read the Case Study
We offer web hosting and managed servers and we have found UpCloud to be the fastest and the most reliable for our use.Read the Case Study
Our website is now much faster after migrating to UpCloud than on our previous host as reported by Google page speed insights.Read the Case Study
By our calculations, the speed and performance of our infrastructure on UpCloud are now up to 60% faster depending on the website.Read the Case Study
UpCloud's 100% SLA gives us an environmental advantage to offer the best reliability to our customers.Read the Case Study
Standardising our systems on a single service has made managing our servers faster and easier saving us time and money.Read the Case Study
One key advantage for me has been that UpCloud makes strong guarantees about uptime and redundancy. Together with automatic backups, I have little to worry about.Read the Case Study
One thing we've noticed in particular is that some websites and applications are sometimes already up to 100% faster just by moving onto UpCloud.Read the Case Study
UpCloud's customer service for support and account questions is very personal, and you always get an answer that makes you feel like a respected customer.Read the Case Study
On most of our sites, load times have decreased by approximately 50% when compared to other managed hosting providers.Read the Case Study
After migrating to UpCloud, we've seen reduced application load times and the hassle of configuration.Read the Case Study
Our high availability setup has proven very reliable, we haven’t had a single outage due to technical problems while hosting on UpCloud.Read the Case Study
On average, WordPress sites that are transferred to our service, have reduced site load time in half and being able to handle multiple times more visitors than before.Read the Case Study
For our architecture especially the single core CPU performance is essential, and this is something where UpCloud shines against the similarly priced competition.Read the Case Study
UpCloud Singapore DC delivers 100% uptime, security, cloud performance, snapshot backup, and with MaxIOPS storage, there is no one that compares to UpCloud.Read the Case Study
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 in 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
Haltu, an agile software development house, built intricate customer solutions on simplicity of UpCloud infrastructure.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||2 CPU, 4GB Memory, 80GB SSD|
|Disk I/O (sysbench, 4KB random read)||110295 IOPS||90876 IOPS||+1.2x|
|Disk I/O (sysbench, 4KB random write)||37144 IOPS||19014 IOPS||+2.0x|
|CPU(sysbench, 64 threads)||1275 events/sec||1085 events/sec||+1.2x|
|Memory(sysbench, 4MB write 100GB)||36199 MiB/sec||21866 MiB/sec||+1.7x|
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. 🙂