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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 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.279 0.008 0.019 0.049 1654 49
2 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.106 0.012 1.173 1.284 760 85
3 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.082 0.014 0.191 0.192 3314 1
4 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.166 0.015 0.196 0.196 - 0
5 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.079 0.016 0.033 0.050 514 9
6 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.205 0.022 0.046 0.125 668 52
7 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.117 0.023 0.477 0.510 1247 41
8 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.159 0.029 0.056 0.056 - 0
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.105 0.043 0.082 0.082 - 0
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.222 0.058 0.116 0.118 1940 3
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.125 0.060 0.121 0.121 - 0
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.119 0.062 0.142 0.142 - 0
13 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.207 0.064 0.130 0.228 243 24
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.121 0.066 0.164 0.274 313 35
15 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.226 0.069 0.138 0.138 - -
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.149 0.069 0.148 0.347 281 56
17 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.055 0.069 0.137 0.137 - 0
18 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.082 0.070 0.135 0.135 - 0
19 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.115 0.070 0.166 0.167 - -
20 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.212 0.071 0.134 0.272 295 41
21 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.163 0.071 0.154 0.199 334 15
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.172 0.072 0.149 0.192 262 11
23 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.211 0.075 0.162 0.533 80 30
24 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.084 0.075 0.150 0.150 - 0
25 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.138 0.075 0.210 0.529 171 55
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.131 0.077 0.154 0.154 - 0
27 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.199 0.081 0.163 0.163 - -
28 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.120 0.081 0.172 0.940 94 72
29 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.000  0.124 0.082 0.288 0.585 153 45
30 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.233 0.083 0.170 0.170 - 0
31 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.387 0.086 0.400 0.639 88 21
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.273 0.098 0.587 1.035 232 104
33 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.152 0.102 0.773 1.099 201 65
34 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.138 0.106 0.212 0.212 - -
35 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.180 0.117 0.234 0.355 134 16
36 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.242 0.119 0.237 0.477 170 41
37 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.176 0.122 0.242 0.506 90 24
38 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.232  0.140 0.072 0.142 0.186 373 17
39 Windows Server 2008  0:00:00  0.232  0.122 0.078 0.162 0.388 101 23
40 unknown  0:00:00  1.714  0.157 0.082 0.253 0.253 - 0
41 Linux  0:00:00  10.364  0.233 0.504 1.001 2.330 41 55
 

Report from 31-Oct-2014 03:05 till 1-Nov-2014 03:03

Generated on 1-Nov-2014 03:10

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.