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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. 42 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 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.108 0.016 0.032 0.047 577 9
2 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.138 0.018 0.040 0.112 727 52
3 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.092 0.021 0.045 0.045 - 0
4 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.190 0.050 0.100 0.101 1999 3
5 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.108 0.052 0.107 0.107 - 0
6 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.187 0.055 0.108 0.183 335 25
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.141 0.055 0.137 0.219 419 34
8 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.074 0.056 0.108 0.108 - 0
9 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.042 0.056 0.134 0.241 216 23
10 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.131 0.058 0.118 0.259 288 41
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.102 0.060 0.167 0.168 - -
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.176 0.063 0.121 0.121 - -
13 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.176 0.068 0.204 0.204 - 0
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.261 0.071 0.329 0.564 93 22
15 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.114 0.073 0.143 0.186 394 17
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.082 0.075 0.148 0.148 - 0
17 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.127 0.075 0.219 0.463 139 34
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.149 0.075 0.160 0.203 344 15
19 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.109 0.078 0.149 0.883 100 74
20 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.144 0.081 0.158 0.158 - 0
21 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.209 0.083 0.160 0.160 - 0
22 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.212 0.088 0.182 0.595 71 30
23 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.000  0.144 0.089 0.278 0.597 147 47
24 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.180 0.092 0.167 0.168 - -
25 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.156 0.103 0.211 0.211 - -
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.323 0.108 0.348 1.119 286 221
27 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.181 0.127 0.250 0.376 130 16
28 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.280 0.127 0.258 0.519 152 40
29 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.178 0.131 0.675 1.068 184 72
30 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.180 0.132 0.264 0.552 83 24
31 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.175 0.159 0.316 0.316 - 0
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.393  0.150 0.069 0.145 0.333 288 54
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.522  0.184 0.124 0.552 0.908 176 63
34 unknown  0:00:00  0.523  0.152 0.029 0.058 0.058 - 0
35 Linux  0:00:00  0.781  0.134 0.012 0.200 0.200 - 0
36 Linux  0:00:00  1.038  0.133 0.053 0.123 0.123 - 0
37 Linux  0:00:00  1.040  0.404 0.083 0.353 0.667 172 54
38 unknown  0:00:00  1.044  0.119 0.009 0.558 0.589 1363 43
39 Linux  0:00:00  1.044  0.176 0.076 0.155 0.196 269 11
40 unknown  0:00:00  1.167  0.062 0.012 0.147 0.147 15459 1
41 unknown  0:00:00  1.302  0.165 0.008 1.289 1.405 731 85
42 Linux  0:00:00  6.061  0.252 0.097 0.608 1.795 52 61
 

Report from 15-Sep-2014 23:30 till 16-Sep-2014 23:25

Generated on 16-Sep-2014 23:31

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.