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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 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.241 0.012 0.029 0.062 1480 49
2 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.107 0.017 0.033 0.048 577 9
3 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.144 0.018 0.196 0.196 - 0
4 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.149 0.021 0.051 0.113 847 52
5 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.067 0.021 0.043 0.043 - 0
6 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.168 0.029 0.059 0.059 - 0
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.205 0.049 0.099 0.100 2540 3
8 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.088 0.051 0.106 0.106 - 0
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.116 0.051 0.104 0.104 - 0
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.148 0.053 0.122 0.122 - 0
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.174 0.053 0.107 0.182 338 25
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.085 0.056 0.136 0.136 - -
13 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.147 0.065 0.123 0.262 295 41
14 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.119 0.069 0.140 0.181 404 17
15 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.150 0.072 0.156 0.199 349 15
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.257 0.072 0.352 0.654 179 54
17 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.074 0.073 0.148 0.148 - 0
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.152 0.074 0.152 0.338 290 54
19 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.127 0.075 0.213 0.453 142 34
20 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.178 0.077 0.156 0.201 248 11
21 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.215 0.078 0.160 0.554 75 30
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.231 0.078 0.167 0.167 - 0
23 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.098 0.080 0.156 0.879 102 74
24 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.127 0.086 0.163 0.163 - 0
25 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.271 0.094 0.604 1.677 57 61
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.273 0.101 0.345 1.083 299 221
27 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.135 0.103 0.202 0.202 - -
28 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.174 0.118 0.654 1.026 195 73
29 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.178 0.123 0.263 0.612 186 65
30 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.253 0.124 0.250 0.511 154 40
31 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.168 0.126 0.250 0.374 130 16
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.235 0.128 0.258 0.537 85 24
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.202 0.130 0.201 0.202 - -
34 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.187 0.135 0.270 0.270 - 0
35 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.520  0.073 0.052 0.131 0.236 219 23
36 Linux  0:00:00  0.521  0.111 0.053 0.142 0.244 339 34
37 Linux  0:00:00  0.522  0.188 0.056 0.113 0.113 - -
38 Linux  0:00:00  0.523  0.262 0.070 0.336 0.595 84 22
39 unknown  0:00:00  0.649  0.132 0.008 0.555 0.583 1536 43
40 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.778  0.116 0.088 0.301 0.614 149 46
41 unknown  0:00:00  1.042  0.166 0.071 0.213 0.213 - 0
42 unknown  0:00:00  1.167  0.099 0.010 0.144 0.144 16163 1
43 unknown  0:00:00  1.292  0.144 0.008 1.325 1.435 767 85
 

Report from 18-Sep-2014 03:55 till 19-Sep-2014 03:54

Generated on 19-Sep-2014 04:01

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.