Disk reads about 18 mb OVH VPS SSD 1 ubuntu16.4

As i see it trough netdata disk reads are about 18mb. I ve tried https://easyengine.io/tutorials/kvm/enable-virtio-existing-vms/. Any ideas what to do next?

What do you mean by “disk reads are about 18mb” ? If you want to check your disk performance, use sysbench :

apt install sysbench
sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=5G prepare
sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=5G --file-test-mode=rndrw --init-rng=on --max-time=300 --max-requests=0 run
sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=5G cleanup
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Results on sysbench

Extra file open flags: 0 128 files, 8Mb each 1Gb total file size Block size 16Kb Number of random requests for random IO: 0 Read/Write ratio for combined random IO test: 1.50 Periodic FSYNC enabled, calling fsync() each 100 requests. Calling fsync() at the end of test, Enabled. Using synchronous I/O mode Doing random r/w test Threads started! Time limit exceeded, exiting… Done.

Operations performed: 192660 Read, 128440 Write, 410881 Other = 731981 Total Read 2.9398Gb Written 1.9598Gb Total transferred 4.8996Gb (16.724Mb/sec) 1070.33 Requests/sec executed

Test execution summary: total time: 300.0022s total number of events: 321100 total time taken by event execution: 9.4803 per-request statistics: min: 0.00ms avg: 0.03ms max: 12.25ms approx. 95 percentile: 0.05ms

Threads fairness: events (avg/stddev): 321100.0000/0.00 execution time (avg/stddev): 9.4803/0.00

What is the VPS used ? A custom one or from a provider like OVH, Linode or DO ?

OVH VPS SSD 1, small one. Was i right?

16.724Mb/sec is correct with a VPS SSD from OVH, on my last benchmark it was around 17Mb/sec. Public cloud instance are better with around 45Mb/sec, and with a dedicated server you can get up to 100Mb/sec. Anyway, the guide about virtio drivers will not help you because you can’t make any change on your VPS configuration, it require to create your own VPS on a dedicated server with Proxmox VE or another virtualization solution.

Ok, got it! this speed is an issue for you?

It’s enough for almost all usage, sysbench benchmark the disk with random read/write access and it’s only used to check disk performance. But your MySQL server will probably never write more than 1Mb/sec on your disk, even with high-traffic. That’s why caching solution make wordpress faster, because RAM is always faster than disk.

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yeah, make sense as you say it. Thanks a lot!