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The Problem with Benchmarks

Tags: , Date/Time: January 29, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Following a highly successful Black Friday/Cyber Monday on LowEndTalk/LowEndBox, providers endured a round of YABS (Yet Another Benchmark Script). Users signed up for cheap VPSes – sometimes many more than they really needed – and proceeded to excitedly run YABS and post the results. Amusingly, this usually means that performance on BF/CM nodes is worse […]

New Benchmarking Series on LowEndTalk

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: September 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am, by raindog308

LowEndTalk veteran jsg (previously interviewed on LowEndBox) has begun a new series of VPS benchmarks on LowEndTalk. They’re detailed, factual, and well-written and if you’re interested in benchmarks of popular providers, well worth your time to read. What is Benchmarking? Benchmarking consists of running various tests and comparing performance between providers. It could be done […]