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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. 43 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  0.118 0.008 0.565 0.593 1518 43
2 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.097 0.017 0.033 0.048 580 9
3 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.137 0.019 0.197 0.197 - 0
4 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.069 0.021 0.043 0.043 - 0
5 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.135 0.021 0.052 0.114 840 52
6 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.166 0.030 0.061 0.061 - 0
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.191 0.051 0.101 0.102 2469 3
8 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.071 0.051 0.104 0.104 - 0
9 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.050 0.052 0.123 0.228 218 23
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.113 0.052 0.106 0.106 - 0
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.141 0.052 0.127 0.127 - 0
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.086 0.056 0.141 0.142 - -
13 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.173 0.057 0.111 0.185 338 25
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.159 0.058 0.116 0.254 296 41
15 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.108 0.068 0.140 0.884 99 74
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.267 0.069 0.350 0.659 175 54
17 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.115 0.069 0.138 0.179 403 17
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.152 0.070 0.147 0.332 293 54
19 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.152 0.073 0.158 0.202 342 15
20 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.070 0.074 0.147 0.148 - 0
21 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.127 0.075 0.209 0.459 136 34
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.175 0.076 0.156 0.198 266 11
23 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.211 0.077 0.161 0.554 75 30
24 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.260 0.079 0.168 0.168 - 0
25 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.123 0.085 0.163 0.163 - 0
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.259 0.098 0.612 1.690 57 61
27 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.263 0.102 0.344 1.085 298 221
28 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.129 0.103 0.202 0.202 - -
29 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.184 0.123 0.259 0.605 188 65
30 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.263 0.123 0.247 0.499 160 40
31 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.172 0.125 0.248 0.372 131 16
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.218 0.132 0.268 0.548 85 24
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.194 0.133 0.203 0.204 - -
34 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.192 0.135 0.272 0.272 - 0
35 Linux  0:00:00  0.390  0.236 0.028 0.041 0.072 1591 49
36 Linux  0:00:00  0.390  0.267 0.069 0.323 0.577 86 22
37 unknown  0:00:00  0.390  0.182 0.121 0.661 1.053 185 73
38 unknown  0:00:00  0.519  0.175 0.071 0.204 0.205 - 0
39 Linux  0:00:00  0.521  0.179 0.057 0.113 0.113 - -
40 Linux  0:00:00  0.523  0.105 0.057 0.145 0.252 324 34
41 unknown  0:00:00  0.654  0.143 0.008 1.343 1.454 758 85
42 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.783  0.116 0.088 0.302 0.613 150 46
43 unknown  0:00:00  1.556  0.089 0.011 0.145 0.145 15240 1
 

Report from 18-Sep-2014 13:41 till 19-Sep-2014 13:46

Generated on 19-Sep-2014 13:51

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.