Projects


AWS benchmark m6i vs m5 vs m5a

AWS is renewing its Intel VM catalog with a new series: m6i, powered with the 3rd generation of Intel Xeon. As usual, we ran a benchmark to evaluate the plus and cons of this new panel of products. CPU, RAM and network, we tested the new m6i against the 2 x86 ancestors m5/m5a.

Keywords: Compute x86 Virtual-Machine Benchmark Performance Price

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AWS re:Invent 2020 - New instances

Keywords: Public-Cloud Performance

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AWS vs Azure vs Google vs IBM vs Oracle - VMs Q1 2021

We did a comparison of the Big 5 through their Virtual Machine offering and more especially the compute optimised series.

Keywords: Compute IaaS Virtual Machine Performance Price Hyperscalers

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Equinix Bare Metal new generation

We evaluated last generation of Bare Metals from Equinix. CPU, Storage and Network compared to a AWS m5.metal.

Keywords: Bare-metal Public-Cloud Local-Storage

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Fosshost - AArch64 benchmark

AArch64 is a new Cloud service from Fosshost devoted to provide Arm-based infrastructures to the open-source community. As lovers of free software we offered them a free benchmark with the market leader AWS and its latest Arm series m6g.

Keywords: Benchmark Compute Performance aarch64 ARM

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From your compute to Backblaze

Backblaze is an American Cloud company offering various solutions related to storage. Like other Cloud providers, Backblaze proposes an Object Storage product called B2 Cloud Storage. And as Storage-focused firm, their offer has the distinction to be powered by proprietary edge technology that they made available at low price.

Keywords: Object-Storage Public-Cloud Network

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Google Cloud Memorystore Redis

Cloud Memorystore is a managed in-memory NoSQL database compatible with Redis and Memcache. Cloud Mercato tested with redis-benchmark the performance of the different tiers proposed by Google Cloud, from 10 to 300GB though Basic and Standard plans.

Keywords: Redis Managed-Database Performance

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Katapult Compute

Katapult is a new Cloud solution shaped for high performance computing. Their goal is to deliver the best IaaS platform with affordable price, no-hidden cost and capacities outperforming their competitors. This project on a high quality infrastructure

Keywords: Public-Cloud IaaS Performance Price

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OVHcloud new IOPS series

We compared the new OVHcloud I1 series against other hyperscalers. Discover performance and price benchmark.

Keywords: Local-Storage IOPS Benchmark

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Open Telekom Cloud 2020

T-Systems has requested Cloud Mercato to perform a comparative analysis on their 2 new product lines: Dedicated CPU C4 and General Purpose S3.

Keywords: Public-Cloud Hyperscalers

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Oracle A1 Benchmark - Comparison with E3 and E4

In the end of the 2nd semester of 2021, Oracle Cloud released a new kind of VM type: A1.Flex powered with ARM Ampere processors. Next to AWS, the red hyperscaler invest this architecture with its plus and cons.

Keywords: Compute ARM A1.Flex Ampere

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Scaleway ENT1 Benchmark

In June 2021, Scaleway released a new kind of virtual machine series: ENT1. These new products are designed with AMD EPYC 7543 processors and a dedicated virtualization supposed to offer performance equal to a bare metal environment. We ran a series of test to analyse their performance against well known market competitors. This benchmark mainly focus on CPU performance and the Performance/Price value outputting from European pricing.

Keywords: Compute Virtual-Machine Benchmark Performance Price

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Scaleway Stardust Price/Performance benchmark

By the end of 2020, Scaleway released a new type of VM STARDUST-S. Equipped with AMD EPYC 7281, these small instances propose performance at the edge of market with the lowest price findable in the public cloud industry. This project aims to compare this new flavor with equivalent products from hyperscalers and medium competitors.

Keywords: Public-Cloud Compute Low-cost

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State of the art of Public Object Storage Europe

Cloud Mercato tested performance of different Object Storage solutions present in Europe. We designed a test suite containing 5 scenarios, each displaying a facet of what an Object Storage can deliver.

Keywords: Public-Cloud Object-Storage Perforrmance

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hopla.cloud

Cloud Mercato ran a price/performance analysis for hopla.cloud. The goal is to measure the performance then the pricing for equivalent products at competitors providers.

Keywords: Public-Cloud Performance Benchmark

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