Refer to this question, it is being closed as off-topic

But I don't really know what makes it an off-topic question?

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You provide some information about how a dd was extremely slow and then you ask 2 questions neither of which is actually about dd.

Could my VPS hosting provider be right?

The answer to this question is yes.

How to deal with hosting provider such as this?

This is off topic/not constructive because we deal with technical issues not contractual.

I believe your question was closed correctly.

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    Now if you want to ask a question about what's wrong with your I/O, perhaps we can help. Though as TomTom said, you should check the I/O yourself first... Commented Apr 12, 2013 at 0:28

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