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Netcraft Hosting Provider Performance Monitoring

Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of leading hosting providers' sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.

Hosting Providers sites ordered by failures over the last 1 day, updated every 15 mins. 42 sites
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Rank Performance graph Company site OS Outage hh:mm:ss Failed Req% DNS Connect First byte Total Kb/s size(K)
1 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.326 0.009 0.021 0.051 1634 49
2 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.219 0.015 0.032 0.090 909 53
3 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.110 0.017 0.034 0.053 473 9
4 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.104 0.018 0.512 0.546 1192 41
5 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.180 0.026 0.054 0.054 - 0
6 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.100 0.038 0.078 0.078 - 0
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.229 0.058 0.117 0.119 1481 3
8 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.191 0.063 0.127 0.227 240 24
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.107 0.066 0.154 0.260 325 35
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.152 0.066 0.146 0.146 - 0
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.161 0.068 0.144 0.331 299 56
12 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.102 0.069 0.134 0.134 - 0
13 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.186 0.069 0.132 0.271 294 41
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.262 0.069 0.139 0.139 - -
15 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.126 0.069 0.138 0.181 390 17
16 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.210 0.074 0.155 0.528 79 29
17 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.180 0.075 0.141 0.141 - 0
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.102 0.078 0.182 0.182 - -
19 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.257 0.083 0.168 0.169 - 0
20 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.143 0.083 0.174 0.925 96 72
21 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.000  0.152 0.084 0.296 0.605 150 46
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.238 0.085 0.586 1.711 57 64
23 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.381 0.086 0.395 0.655 82 21
24 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.235 0.101 0.345 0.785 237 104
25 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.189 0.102 0.841 1.175 205 68
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.193 0.112 0.231 0.552 206 66
27 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.242 0.112 0.228 0.464 172 41
28 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.190 0.115 0.229 0.345 140 16
29 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.218 0.126 0.215 0.222 - -
30 unknown  0:00:00  0.465  0.142 0.089 0.253 0.253 - 0
31 Linux  0:00:00  0.466  0.075 0.074 0.148 0.148 - 0
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.466  0.142 0.075 0.149 0.150 - 0
33 unknown  0:00:00  0.467  0.134 0.104 0.209 0.209 - -
34 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.583  0.127 0.078 0.204 0.436 148 34
35 Linux  0:00:00  0.583  0.209 0.126 0.253 0.530 86 24
36 Linux  0:00:00  0.695  0.136 0.060 0.121 0.121 - 0
37 unknown  0:00:00  0.698  0.125 0.040 0.259 0.260 5097 1
38 Linux  0:00:00  1.045  0.151 0.077 0.155 0.200 249 11
39 unknown  0:00:00  1.161  0.111 0.020 1.216 1.330 740 85
40 Windows Server 2008  0:00:00  1.389  0.106 0.088 0.165 0.394 100 23
41 Linux  0:00:00  1.730  0.165 0.079 0.173 0.224 288 15
42 Linux  0:00:00  2.069  0.131 0.010 0.192 0.192 - 0
 

Report from 21-Oct-2014 12:12 till 22-Oct-2014 12:11

Generated on 22-Oct-2014 12:16

Note: Outage times display the minimum outage time which may understate each outage by up to 15 minutes, which is the sampling frequency.

If you are researching prospective hosting locations, or performing competitor analysis and would like to buy bespoke performance monitoring of sites of your choice, or access to historical data, please mail us at sales@netcraft.com

Interpreting the Tables

Using the performance of a hosting provider's own site to determine the performance of the hosting companies network, is only indicative. By default the sites are ranked in order of failed requests and time to connect, shortest first, in order to give the clearest indication of network capacity and congestion, with the least impact from the performance of the companies' own web servers, though it is possible to sort by any column by clicking on the column heading.

Presently our performance collectors are located at London/DXI Networks, New York/New York Internet, Pennsylvania/INetU-2, San Jose/Datapipe, Phoenix/GoDaddy, Italy/Aruba, Romania/Hostway, Zurich/Qube and Amsterdam/Webair. These companies have an advantage over the other companies listed in the table, as each of them have a collector in their own datacenter. Companies in the Far East are at a disadvantage as we do not currently have a performance collector in the region.

Companies using a caching system such as Akamai would have a particular advantage as the response to our request would come from the Akamai server closest to each performance collector.

If you are using the table as a guide when choosing where to locate a dedicated or collocated server, remember that connection times fluctuate continually, and only hundredths of a second separate the top companies. Avoiding companies showing prolonged outages is likely to be a better strategy than necessarily going for the company with the fastest connection time.

Other factors including availability and quality of support, and price will also be important. If you are considering shared hosting then the load on the shared hosting system will likely be a greater constraint on the performance of your site than network connection time.

More information can be found in the FAQ.