Please keep in mind that I cannot take responsibility to testing you are doing on your own PC using this commands.
0. Creating a Droplet which is a Linux distro with some app for example wordpress takes 55second.
0.1 Disk size on 20gb Hosting for 5 dollars is 20480MB
1. Disk Performance
root@amios:/home/ami# hdparm -t /dev/vda
Timing buffered disk reads: 614 MB in 3.00 seconds = 204.33 MB/sec
Normal drive has got speed around 50mb/s so Yes it’s an SSD drive indeed.
2. Random access test using seeker programer provided by this website http://www.linuxinsight.com/files/seeker.c
root@amios:/home/ami# gcc -O2 seeker.c -o seeker
root@amios:/home/ami# ./seeker /dev/vda
Seeker v2.0, 2007-01-15, http://www.linuxinsight.com/how_fast_is_your_disk.html
Benchmarking /dev/vda [20480MB], wait 30 seconds…………………………
Results: 7278 seeks/second, 0.14 ms random access time
0.14ms comparing on 5.5ms on normal hard drive is quite good 😉 on 7200rpm hard drive this is around 15ms
3. root@amios:/home/ami# hdparm -tT /dev/vda
Timing cached reads: 10882 MB in 2.00 seconds = 5447.41 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 864 MB in 3.00 seconds = 287.91 MB/sec
4. Another Testing using ‘dd’ command – Copying speed 2.1GB in 12second
root@amios:/home/ami# dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/output.img bs=8k count=256k
262144+0 records in
262144+0 records out
2147483648 bytes (2.1 GB) copied, 12.4319 s, 173 MB/s
root@amios:/home/ami# rm /tmp/output.img
5. Reading speed MB/s – different method.
root@amios:/home/ami# hdparm -t –direct /dev/vda
6. Writing speed MB/s
DO NOT FORGET CTRL+C after some time and delete the bf file.
root@amios:/home/ami# sync;time bash -c “(dd if=/dev/zero of=bf bs=8k count=500000; sync)”
^C479271+0 records in
479271+0 records out
3926188032 bytes (3.9 GB) copied, 23.3138 s, 168 MB/s
Timing O_DIRECT disk reads: 1318 MB in 3.01 seconds = 437.65 MB/sec
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