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Rackspace Cloud Servers versus Amazon EC2: Performance Analysis

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Testing amazon and rackspace instances: kernel compile time and “how much it costs to compile kernel on $instance”, and IO tests using IOzone — in short: rackspace is cheaper/better, about 2x on average across the board. Note about “m1.small” i.e. s…