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Review: Provisionhost PHVPS .5 Pack

Review: Provisionhost PHVPS .5 Pack

airskiairski Member
edited July 2012 in Reviews

Thanks @Brandon offer me the Virtual Server free for a month.

The detail of the Server from the ordering page:

• 256MB RAM • 10GB Storage • 250GB Bandwidth • 1 Free IP Address • Dallas • SolusVM Control Pane • IRC / OpenVPN Allowed • Price $6.45/mo • order Link: https://client.provisionhost.com/cart.php?a=add&pid=97

The normal price is a little expensive.

I run a small testing after I received the email about the server.


  1. IO Tesing

     [root@Free ~]#dd if=/dev/zero of=test.bin bs=64k count=4k oflag=dsync    
     4096+0 records in
     4096+0 records out
    
     268435456 bytes (268 MB) copied, 2.72925 seconds, 98.4 MB/s
    
     [root@Free ~]#dd if=/dev/zero of=testfilex bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
    
     16384+0 records in
    
     16384+0 records out
    
     1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 9.24248 seconds, 116 MB/s
    

This is amazing.

  1. RAM Detail

     [root@Free ~]# free -m
    
     total    used    free   shared   buffers   cached
    
     Mem:                256     153     102       0         0       142
    
     -/+ buffers/cache:  10      245
    
     Swap:                0        0      0
    

    No double the server is based on OpenVZ with 256MB and not any burst or vswap.

  2. Network Testing

     [root@Free ~]# wget  cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.bin
    
     --09:42:31--  http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.bin
    
     Resolving cachefly.cachefly.net... 205.234.175.175
    
     Connecting to cachefly.cachefly.net|205.234.175.175|:80... connected.
    
     HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    
     Length: 104857600 (100M) [application/octet-stream]
    
     Saving to: `100mb.bin'
    
     100%[=====================================================================>]
    
     104,857,600 11.0M/s   in 9.1s
    
     09:42:40 (11.0 MB/s) - `100mb.bin' saved [104857600/104857600]
    

This shows that the network interface is 100MBps.

  1. CPU Testing

     [root@Free ~]# less /proc/cpuinfo
    
     processor       : 0
    
     vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
    
     cpu family       : 6
    
     model          : 45
    
     model name     : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHz
    
     stepping        : 7
    
     cpu MHz        : 1200.000
    
     cache size       : 15360 KB
    

    This server has 4 E5-2620 CPUs. It is really powerful.

  2. Operating System

     [root@Free ~]# lsb_release –a
    
     Version:    :core-4.0-ia32:core-4.0-noarch: graphics-4.0-ia32:graphics-4.0-noarch:printing-4.0-ia32:printing-4.0-noarch
    
     Distributor ID: CentOS
    
     Description:    CentOS release 5.3 (Final)
    
     Release:        5.3
    
     prename:       Final
    

So far everything goes perfect. And I am planning to build a WordPress on it.


The SolusVM is very convenient to reinstall the OS with some clicks.

But the root password need to reset after the server online. Good or not?

For me, I can accept that.

Finally, I build a WordPress Blog with the review of this server. The uptime will list on the page.

http://www.buyvm.info

That’s end.

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