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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. 41 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 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.145 0.011 1.122 1.234 786 88
2 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.137 0.014 0.461 0.492 1305 41
3 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.083 0.016 0.032 0.044 723 9
4 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.207 0.026 0.056 0.146 596 54
5 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.157 0.028 0.062 0.062 - 0
6 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.082 0.035 0.074 0.074 - 0
7 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.228 0.057 0.115 0.117 2106 3
8 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.071 0.062 0.126 0.126 - 0
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.145 0.062 0.124 0.258 303 41
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.155 0.064 0.142 0.142 - 0
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.253 0.064 0.129 0.228 262 26
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.119 0.064 0.144 0.250 334 35
13 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.112 0.067 0.135 0.179 379 17
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.107 0.069 0.166 0.166 - -
15 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.132 0.069 0.145 0.340 296 58
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.141 0.072 0.154 0.197 345 15
17 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.169 0.072 0.150 0.193 264 11
18 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.204 0.073 0.152 0.540 76 30
19 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.244 0.073 0.146 0.146 - -
20 Windows Server 2008  0:00:00  0.000  0.126 0.074 0.218 0.446 132 30
21 Windows Server 2008  0:00:00  0.000  0.097 0.074 0.148 0.366 110 24
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.121 0.075 0.151 0.151 - 0
23 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.068 0.077 0.152 0.152 - 0
24 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.126 0.078 0.174 0.955 95 74
25 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.235 0.081 0.618 1.623 67 67
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.254 0.083 0.169 0.169 - 0
27 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.453 0.083 0.166 0.166 - 0
28 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.000  0.164 0.086 0.172 0.458 156 44
29 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.047 0.087 0.172 0.172 - 0
30 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.179 0.087 0.169 0.171 - -
31 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.147 0.102 0.629 0.944 218 68
32 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.146 0.119 0.225 0.225 - -
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.169 0.120 0.236 0.359 133 16
34 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.201 0.128 0.292 0.628 71 24
35 unknown  0:00:00  0.577  0.262 0.083 0.254 0.254 - 0
36 Linux  0:00:00  0.694  0.252 0.008 0.027 0.060 1485 49
37 Linux  0:00:00  0.694  0.141 0.059 0.120 0.120 - 0
38 unknown  0:00:00  0.924  0.071 0.010 0.231 0.232 1076 1
39 Linux  0:00:00  9.667  0.272 0.095 0.604 1.050 234 104
40 Linux  0:00:00  14.257  0.130 0.010 0.187 0.187 - 0
41 Linux  0:11:10  7.634  0.254 0.140 0.257 0.257 - 0
 

Report from 18-Dec-2014 03:10 till 19-Dec-2014 03:05

Generated on 19-Dec-2014 03:12

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.