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Project Goals

The goal of this project is to take various bare metal servers of different configurations and test them using our testing methodologies.

We also want to see what providers are using for hardware, specifically CPU, motherboards, memory and storage. So you’ll see a little bit of a deep dive into this.

Contributors

Here are the folks involved.

  • Denny Cave
  • Scott Thomason
  • Eric Brockway
  • Jordan Trask

Sponsors

Servers

Here’s a Google Sheet of all the servers that we’ve tested.

https://bit.ly/3A10xqx

Airtables

VPS CPU Performance by Provider

The following Airtable is a list of bare metal CPUs with some basic benchmark information as well as associated providers that offer said CPU.

Bare Metal CPU Performance by Provider

The following Airtable is a list of bare metal CPUs with some basic benchmark information as well as associated providers that offer said CPU.

Articles

  • Should I use Lightsail for WordPress and is it performant?

    What is Lightsail and How Does it Work with WordPress? Amazon Lightsail is a virtual private server (VPS)…


  • The Power of Desktop CPUs in the Datacenter: Exploring Blade Servers and AMD’s Hosting Solutions

    Introduction As the demand for data processing and storage continues to grow, data centers are constantly seeking ways…


  • Bare-Metal Servers and Desktop CPUs: ChatGPT’s Attempt to Explain the Inexplicable

    Introduction I asked ChatGPT to explain to me why people recommend not using Desktop CPUS.