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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. 40 sites
Click on a column heading to sort by that column, click twice to reverse order.
Click the site name to see graphs of site performance.
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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  0.165 0.011 0.196 0.196 - 0
2 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.371 0.012 0.035 0.082 1044 49
3 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.142 0.013 1.182 1.299 749 88
4 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.174 0.016 0.496 0.533 1111 41
5 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.133 0.020 0.037 0.049 708 9
6 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.223 0.021 0.046 0.132 621 54
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.183 0.025 0.051 0.051 - 0
8 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.116 0.037 0.076 0.076 - 0
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.117 0.065 0.153 0.262 318 35
10 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.135 0.067 0.135 0.179 380 17
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.167 0.071 0.147 0.190 263 11
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.099 0.073 0.147 0.147 - 0
13 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.167 0.075 0.211 0.451 142 34
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.115 0.075 0.175 0.175 - -
15 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.287 0.077 0.154 0.154 - -
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.154 0.081 0.162 0.206 336 15
17 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.235 0.082 0.161 0.538 78 30
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.248 0.083 0.169 0.169 - 0
19 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.000  0.182 0.096 0.189 0.500 150 47
20 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.165 0.105 0.213 0.213 - -
21 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.255 0.112 0.228 0.228 - 0
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.185 0.124 0.245 0.509 90 24
23 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.222 0.163 0.316 0.475 103 16
24 unknown  0:00:00  0.462  0.124 0.066 0.130 0.130 - 0
25 Linux  0:00:00  0.463  0.176 0.061 0.140 0.140 - 0
26 Windows Server 2008  0:00:00  0.463  0.122 0.082 0.170 0.422 92 23
27 unknown  0:00:00  0.577  0.283 0.058 0.116 0.117 2554 3
28 Linux  0:00:00  0.577  0.155 0.074 0.148 0.149 - 0
29 Linux  0:00:00  0.578  0.142 0.068 0.154 0.343 296 56
30 unknown  0:00:00  0.578  0.245 0.083 0.251 0.251 - 0
31 Linux  0:00:00  0.578  0.334 0.093 0.182 0.184 - -
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.578  0.280 0.098 0.601 1.045 232 103
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.578  0.352 0.099 0.390 0.626 89 21
34 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.579  0.096 0.085 0.167 0.168 - 0
35 Linux  0:00:00  0.692  0.125 0.059 0.121 0.121 - 0
36 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.693  0.129 0.087 0.181 0.958 96 74
37 Linux  0:00:00  0.694  0.220 0.067 0.128 0.263 301 41
38 Linux  0:00:00  0.923  0.253 0.086 0.620 1.658 59 61
39 Citrix Netscaler  0:00:00  1.038  0.202 0.105 0.626 0.949 210 68
40 unknown  0:00:00  4.054  0.119 0.038 0.272 0.272 11841 1
 

Report from 20-Nov-2014 17:40 till 21-Nov-2014 17:35

Generated on 21-Nov-2014 17:42

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.