Digital Ocean Vs Linode Speed Test

  • Posted on: 29 August 2015
  • By: henry

Hello everyone! Today we tested the download, disk write, and disk read speeds. Here is a data table with the results of the tests.

You can also download the PDF at the bottom of the page if you want to save it on your computer

        Speed in MB/s Speed in MB/s
Test Type Test Number Location Test Digital Ocean Linode
Download 1 Internet wget speeds from http://mirror.internode.on.net/pub/test/1000meg.test 18.7 13.9
Download 2 Internet wget speeds from http://mirror.internode.on.net/pub/test/1000meg.test 16.2 11.7
Download 3 Internet wget speeds from http://mirror.internode.on.net/pub/test/1000meg.test 15 10.2
      Average 16.63 11.93
           
Test Type Test Number Location Test Digital Ocean Linode
Write 1 Disk sync; dd if=/dev/disk of=tempfile bs=1M count=1024; sync 364 292
Write 2 Disk sync; dd if=/dev/disk of=tempfile bs=1M count=1024; sync 395 306
Write 3 Disk sync; dd if=/dev/disk of=tempfile bs=1M count=1024; sync 390 290
Write 4 Disk sync; dd if=/dev/disk of=tempfile bs=1M count=1024; sync 379 294
Write 5 Disk sync; dd if=/dev/disk of=tempfile bs=1M count=1024; sync 383 298
Write 6 Disk sync; dd if=/dev/disk of=tempfile bs=1M count=1024; sync 408 301
      Average 386.5 296.83
           
           
Test Type Test Number Location Test Digital Ocean Linode
Read 1 Disk dd if=tempfile of=/dev/null bs=1M count=1024 887 546
Read 2 Disk dd if=tempfile of=/dev/null bs=1M count=1024 1,228.80 642
Read 3 Disk dd if=tempfile of=/dev/null bs=1M count=1024 945 594
Read 4 Disk dd if=tempfile of=/dev/null bs=1M count=1024 1,126.40 582
Read 5 Disk dd if=tempfile of=/dev/null bs=1M count=1024 987 651
Read 6 Disk dd if=tempfile of=/dev/null bs=1M count=1024 1,126.40 692
      Average 1,050.10 617.83