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Kazila 512 MB Xen PV VPS Review

Kazila 512 MB Xen PV VPS Review

iKockaiKocka Member
edited December 2011 in Reviews

I was looking for USA based VPS with great connectivity to Europe. At that time LEA posted new Kazila's offer. After seeing Francisco's I/O test I decided to give it a try. They don't offer instant setup, so I waited 6 hours to get VPS setup. The same day I opened a support ticket which was answered just 3 minutes later, the other one was opened on Christmas eve and was answered in 38 minutes. Impressive.

08:52:07 up 52 days, 17:44,  1 user,  load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00

There wasn't any reboot or downtime yet, however I have reloaded OS once.

             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:           501        263        237          0        126         87
-/+ buffers/cache:         48        452
Swap:         1023          0       1023

With Debian 5 + Nginx + MySQL + PHP installed and hosting a few websites current memory consumption is around 50 MB.

processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 44
model name      : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           E5620  @ 2.40GHz
stepping        : 2
cpu MHz         : 2394.000
cache size      : 12288 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 11
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu tsc msr pae cx8 cmov pat clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht nx constant_tsc up nonstop_tsc aperfmperf pni pclmulqdq vmx est ssse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 popcnt aes hypervisor ida arat tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid
bogomips        : 4788.00
clflush size    : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes   : 40 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:

VPS comes with one core of E5620 running at 2.40 GHz.

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/xvda1            9.9G  1.1G  8.3G  12% /
tmpfs                 251M     0  251M   0% /lib/init/rw
udev                  241M   24K  241M   1% /dev
tmpfs                 251M  4.0K  251M   1% /dev/shm

All disk space is available.

# dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync && rm -rf test
16384+0 records in
16384+0 records out
1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 3.35342 s, 320 MB/s

Kazila claims to be utilizing 15k SAS drives. Awesome.

# dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync && rm -rf test
16384+0 records in
16384+0 records out
1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 3.21004 s, 334 MB/s

It looks like node has raid controller with cache too.

# wget -O /dev/null http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
--2011-12-25 09:04:10--  http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
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: `/dev/null'

100%[======================================>] 104,857,600 10.9M/s   in 9.2s

2011-12-25 09:04:20 (10.9 MB/s) - `/dev/null' saved [104857600/104857600]

100 Mbps port can be easily maxed out. All my traffic goes trough Level3, which peers with my ISP, so latency is really low.

Integer Score              1919 |||||||
Floating Point Score       3383 |||||||||||||
Memory Score               3843 |||||||||||||||
Stream Score               3957 |||||||||||||||

Geekbench Score            3020 ||||||||||||

Geekbench score is pretty high, although VPS has only one core of E5620.

I'd definitely recommend them to any person looking for powerful and reliable VPS with great support. Merry Christmas and a happy new year to everyone.

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Thanked by 2drmike Infinity

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