[anti-censorship-team] Snowflake bridge VPS cost estimates

meskio meskio at sindominio.net
Thu Feb 17 10:42:05 UTC 2022

Quoting David Fifield (2022-02-16 17:53:28)
> The minimum hardware specs that would make moving the server worthwhile
> is 16 CPUs and 32 GB RAM. To get an idea of the range of pricing:
> * Linode 32 GB: $240/month
>   https://www.linode.com/pricing/#compute-dedicated
>   https://web.archive.org/web/20220207055603/https://www.linode.com/pricing/#compute-dedicated
> * Azure F16s v2: $292/month (1 year reserved)
>   https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/virtual-machines/linux/
>   https://web.archive.org/web/20220215193358/https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/virtual-machines/linux/
> * Hetzner CCX42: €166/month = $189/month
>   https://www.hetzner.com/cloud
>   https://web.archive.org/web/20220214145505/https://www.hetzner.com/cloud

It looks cheaper to get a dedicated server from hetzner, and they don't charge 
for the traffic (for 1GB/s links). For example this one of AMD with 32 cores:
Or this one with a Xeon of 18 cores:
Both of them are €129.71/month + HD.

I haven't explored other options, but I think OVH and others will have similar 

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