Contabo New US St. Louis Datacenter, Test IP, and Benchmark

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Contabo New US St. Louis Data Center
Contabo New US St. Louis Data Center

Recently got an email from Contabo about their new US St. Louis Data Center. Here is the email.

Dear Mr Content.id

Today we have BIG news for you: We are launching a brand-new data center location in the USA, namely in St. Louis, Missouri.

From now on, you can benefit from our made-in-Germany quality and great prices not only in the EU, but also in the US. In our US Location we offer VPS SSD series as well as our 10-Core Dedicated Server.

Please visit our blog for more details on prices, data center setup and migration: https://blog.contabo.com/company/contabo-introduces-new-data-center-location-in-the-united-states/

USA was the most requested location among our customers so I hope you will benefit from our expansion across the pond.

Best regards,
Aleksander Kuczek
Chief Revenue Officer

Great Prices

We keep the same base price for all our services in both EU and US locations. At the same time, we are introducing a Location Fee for our US location as the operating costs in the US (including electricity, cooling and data center floor) are higher. The Location Fee depends on the service you order:

VPS S SSD: +1 EUR / month
VPS M SSD: +2 EUR / month
VPS L SSD: +3 EUR / month
VPS XL SSD: +6 EUR / month
Dedicated Server 10-core: +20 EUR / month

For example, the price for VPS S SSD in US Location is 4.99 EUR + 1 EUR Location Fee, which is roughly 6.55 USD per month for 4 cores, 8 GB RAM, and 200 GB SSD disk space.

Contabo New US St. Louis Datacenter and Benchmark

Here is the Benchmark Test of Contabo New US St. Louis Data Center

nench.sh v2019.07.20 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
benchmark timestamp:    2020-04-07 01:06:52 UTC
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Processor:    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz
CPU cores:    4
Frequency:    2199.998 MHz
RAM:          7.8G
Swap:         2.0G
Kernel:       Linux 4.15.0-96-generic x86_64

Disks:
sda    200G  HDD

CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
    4.049 seconds
CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
    6.798 seconds
CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
    2.082 seconds

ioping: seek rate
    min/avg/max/mdev = 39.0 us / 67.5 us / 14.4 ms / 70.9 us
ioping: sequential read speed
    generated 26.6 k requests in 5.00 s, 6.49 GiB, 5.32 k iops, 1.30 GiB/s

dd: sequential write speed
    1st run:    142.10 MiB/s
    2nd run:    102.04 MiB/s
    3rd run:    102.04 MiB/s
    average:    115.39 MiB/s

IPv4 speedtests
    your IPv4:    209.126.0.xxxx

    Cachefly CDN:         23.29 MiB/s
    Leaseweb (NL):        10.75 MiB/s
    Softlayer DAL (US):   13.82 MiB/s
    Online.net (FR):      0.12 MiB/s
    OVH BHS (CA):         8.22 MiB/s

No IPv6 connectivity detected
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Basic System Information:
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Processor  : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz
CPU cores  : 4 @ 2199.998 MHz
AES-NI     : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ❌ Disabled
RAM        : 7.8G
Swap       : 2.0G
Disk       : 196G

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
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Block Size | 4kb           (IOPS) | 64kb          (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ----
Read       | 5.30 MB/s     (1.3k) | 65.04 MB/s    (1.0k)
Write      | 5.32 MB/s     (1.3k) | 65.43 MB/s    (1.0k)
Total      | 10.62 MB/s    (2.6k) | 130.47 MB/s   (2.0k)
           |                      |
Block Size | 512kb         (IOPS) | 1mb           (IOPS)
  ------   | -----          ----  | ---            ----
Read       | 629.74 MB/s   (1.2k) | 586.07 MB/s    (572)
Write      | 663.20 MB/s   (1.2k) | 625.10 MB/s    (610)
Total      | 1.29 GB/s     (2.5k) | 1.21 GB/s     (1.1k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
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Provider                  | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed
                          |                           |                 |       
Bouygues Telecom          | Paris, FR (10G)           | 179 Mbits/sec   | 191 Mbits/sec
Online.net                | Paris, FR (10G)           | 183 Mbits/sec   | 190 Mbits/sec
WorldStream               | The Netherlands (10G)     | busy            | 191 Mbits/sec
wilhelm.tel               | Hamburg, DE (10G)         | 176 Mbits/sec   | 191 Mbits/sec
Biznet                    | Bogor, Indonesia (1G)     | 161 Mbits/sec   | 90.1 Mbits/sec
Hostkey                   | Moscow, RU (1G)           | 177 Mbits/sec   | 137 Mbits/sec
Velocity Online           | Tallahassee, FL, US (10G) | 187 Mbits/sec   | 197 Mbits/sec
Performing IPv4 iperf3 send test to Airstream Communications (Attempt #1 of 10).Performing IPv4 iperf3 recv test from Airstream Communications (Attempt #1 of 10Airstream Communications  | Eau Claire, WI, US (10G)  | 192 Mbits/sec   | 199 Mbits/sec
Hurricane Electric        | Fremont, CA, US (10G)     | 189 Mbits/sec   | 197 Mbits/sec

Performing Geekbench 5 benchmark test. This may take a couple minutes to completGeekbench 5 Benchmark Test:
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Test            | Value
                |
Single Core     | 616
Multi Core      | 2298
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v5/cpu/1712798