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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. 44 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  0.085 0.020 0.141 0.141 1557 1
2 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.061 0.023 0.045 0.045 - 0
3 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.223 0.051 0.105 0.105 - 0
4 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.052 0.051 0.121 0.227 217 23
5 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.157 0.052 0.109 0.184 337 25
6 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.119 0.055 0.125 0.125 - 0
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.205 0.058 0.108 0.109 2606 3
8 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.140 0.068 0.147 0.249 345 35
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.143 0.072 0.156 0.199 346 15
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.155 0.072 0.150 0.192 270 11
11 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.118 0.072 0.141 0.182 406 17
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.122 0.073 0.321 0.544 98 22
13 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.074 0.073 0.145 0.145 - 0
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.219 0.074 0.149 0.149 - 0
15 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.139 0.075 0.226 0.568 207 71
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.234 0.076 0.343 0.638 183 54
17 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.145 0.077 0.157 0.405 212 53
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.231 0.088 0.568 1.599 57 59
19 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.249 0.100 0.423 1.164 297 220
20 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.066 0.127 0.256 0.633 144 55
21 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.244 0.127 0.262 0.523 145 38
22 unknown  0:00:00  0.391  0.121 0.021 1.316 1.444 664 85
23 Linux  0:00:00  0.391  0.104 0.052 0.125 0.204 439 34
24 unknown  0:00:00  0.391  0.076 0.054 0.447 0.447 - 0
25 Linux  0:00:00  0.519  0.183 0.123 0.579 0.912 199 66
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.519  0.177 0.180 0.253 0.254 - -
27 unknown  0:00:00  0.520  0.149 0.052 0.104 0.104 - 0
28 Linux  0:00:00  0.520  0.195 0.056 0.112 0.112 - -
29 Linux  0:00:00  0.520  0.143 0.082 0.159 0.159 - 0
30 unknown  0:00:00  0.520  0.128 0.102 0.206 0.206 - -
31 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.521  0.210 0.080 0.167 0.580 71 29
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.521  0.139 0.090 0.166 0.350 292 54
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.521  0.165 0.128 0.253 0.380 128 16
34 Linux  0:00:00  0.521  0.183 0.132 0.261 0.543 84 24
35 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.649  0.083 0.014 0.029 0.044 588 9
36 Linux  0:00:00  0.649  0.152 0.065 0.152 0.156 - -
37 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.649  0.098 0.072 0.148 0.853 104 74
38 Linux  0:00:00  0.649  0.184 0.139 0.273 0.273 - 0
39 Linux  0:00:00  0.778  0.118 0.011 0.311 0.365 1182 64
40 unknown  0:00:00  0.778  0.194 0.118 0.679 1.053 211 79
41 unknown  0:00:00  1.038  0.111 0.020 0.573 0.623 864 43
42 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  1.038  0.107 0.084 0.278 0.592 149 47
43 unknown  0:00:00  4.046  0.205 0.067 0.225 0.225 - 0
44 Linux  0:59:23  61.799  0.093 0.078 0.160 8.714 4 30
Report from 28-Aug-2014 03:05 till 29-Aug-2014 03:03
Generated on 29-Aug-2014 03:15

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

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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, 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.