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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  0.115 0.010 0.189 0.190 - 0
2 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.307 0.011 0.044 0.091 1058 49
3 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.143 0.014 0.030 0.045 570 9
4 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.111 0.022 0.045 0.046 - 0
5 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.153 0.025 0.052 0.052 - 0
6 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.224 0.032 0.056 0.129 720 52
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.218 0.051 0.102 0.103 2072 3
8 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.098 0.052 0.134 0.211 446 34
9 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.083 0.052 0.105 0.105 - 0
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.189 0.056 0.109 0.183 328 24
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.250 0.057 0.114 0.114 - -
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.134 0.057 0.111 0.112 - 0
13 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.121 0.058 0.130 0.130 - 0
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.095 0.063 0.155 0.155 - -
15 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.182 0.063 0.123 0.249 325 41
16 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.100 0.068 0.138 0.823 106 73
17 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.076 0.068 0.146 0.262 199 23
18 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.135 0.070 0.140 0.182 397 17
19 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.194 0.070 0.140 0.140 - -
20 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.165 0.073 0.157 0.200 347 15
21 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.180 0.074 0.154 0.196 268 11
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.323 0.074 0.372 0.614 90 22
23 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.151 0.074 0.155 0.357 268 54
24 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.243 0.077 0.161 0.558 74 30
25 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.205 0.077 0.153 0.153 - 0
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.142 0.078 0.156 0.156 - 0
27 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.091 0.078 0.157 0.157 - 0
28 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.153 0.081 0.219 0.462 141 34
29 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.144 0.099 0.205 0.205 - -
30 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.200 0.119 0.672 1.041 198 73
31 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.270 0.120 0.245 0.492 164 41
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.193 0.124 0.254 0.612 184 66
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.204 0.126 0.251 0.379 127 16
34 unknown  0:00:00  0.522  0.232 0.070 0.211 0.211 - 0
35 Linux  0:00:00  0.523  0.202 0.132 0.264 0.554 82 24
36 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.781  0.139 0.084 0.292 0.607 147 46
37 unknown  0:00:00  0.785  0.085 0.009 0.189 0.189 19820 1
38 unknown  0:00:00  1.563  0.108 0.011 0.590 0.623 1313 43
39 Linux  0:00:00  2.335  0.260 0.085 0.584 1.821 48 60
40 unknown  0:00:00  3.197  0.117 0.015 1.291 1.415 683 85
41 Linux  0:37:52  11.919  0.291 0.100 0.347 1.076 293 213
 

Report from 1-Oct-2014 06:20 till 2-Oct-2014 06:14

Generated on 2-Oct-2014 06:23

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, 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.