The results below are for an "always-free tier" E2.1.Micro instance. This has 1 OCPU which appears as 2 vCPUs.

Benchmarks are quite poor and is less than half of FranTech's cheapest VMs, but this is free.

Results Overview[edit source]

Hardware VM.Standard.E2.1.Micro
CPU 1x AMD EPYC 7551 32-Core Processor
Hypervisor KVM
Memory 1G
Disk 50G Boot Disk
Operating System Oracle Linux 8
Score 383.8 / 443.2

Raw Output

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   BYTE UNIX Benchmarks (Version 5.1.3)

   System: instance-20210908-1204: GNU/Linux
   OS: GNU/Linux -- 5.4.17-2102.204.4.4.el8uek.x86_64 -- #2 SMP Tue Aug 17 20:25:27 PDT 2021
   Machine: x86_64 (x86_64)
   Language: en_US.utf8 (charmap="UTF-8", collate="UTF-8")
   CPU 0: AMD EPYC 7551 32-Core Processor (3992.5 bogomips)
          Hyper-Threading, x86-64, MMX, AMD MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET
   CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7551 32-Core Processor (3992.5 bogomips)
          Hyper-Threading, x86-64, MMX, AMD MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET
   18:12:36 up 5 min,  1 user,  load average: 1.61, 0.80, 0.34; runlevel 2021-09-08

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Benchmark Run: Wed Sep 08 2021 18:12:36 - 18:40:32
2 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       11179702.1 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     2336.8 MWIPS (9.8 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               1477.5 lps   (29.8 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        304707.9 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks           84156.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        874726.5 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              478450.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  13342.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               2156.7 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   1664.1 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                    235.2 lpm   (60.2 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         549875.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   11179702.1    958.0
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       2336.8    424.9
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       1477.5    343.6
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     304707.9    769.5
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0      84156.0    508.5
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     874726.5   1508.1
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     478450.8    384.6
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      13342.4     33.4
Process Creation                                126.0       2156.7    171.2
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       1664.1    392.5
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0        235.2    392.1
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     549875.0    366.6
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System Benchmarks Index Score                                         383.8

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Benchmark Run: Wed Sep 08 2021 18:40:32 - 19:08:37
2 CPUs in system; running 2 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       14532287.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     2372.3 MWIPS (9.6 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               1395.5 lps   (29.7 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        245358.6 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks           67970.1 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        664447.2 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              498423.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  75343.2 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               3357.2 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   1764.3 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                    234.7 lpm   (60.3 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         517446.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   14532287.4   1245.3
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       2372.3    431.3
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       1395.5    324.5
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     245358.6    619.6
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0      67970.1    410.7
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     664447.2   1145.6
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     498423.9    400.7
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      75343.2    188.4
Process Creation                                126.0       3357.2    266.4
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       1764.3    416.1
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0        234.7    391.2
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     517446.7    345.0
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System Benchmarks Index Score                                         443.2