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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 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.345 0.009 0.020 0.052 1557 49
2 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.105 0.013 1.173 1.292 713 85
3 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.218 0.015 0.032 0.092 878 53
4 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.116 0.019 0.036 0.055 472 9
5 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.190 0.027 0.054 0.054 - 0
6 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.106 0.038 0.078 0.078 - 0
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.229 0.059 0.117 0.120 1481 3
8 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.131 0.060 0.121 0.121 - 0
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.200 0.063 0.128 0.231 232 24
10 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.111 0.066 0.151 0.259 322 35
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.162 0.068 0.145 0.338 288 56
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.211 0.070 0.133 0.273 292 41
13 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.257 0.071 0.140 0.140 - -
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.155 0.072 0.152 0.152 - 0
15 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.098 0.072 0.141 0.141 - 0
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.161 0.073 0.155 0.204 301 15
17 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.210 0.074 0.154 0.528 79 29
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.135 0.074 0.150 0.150 - 0
19 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.083 0.075 0.149 0.149 - 0
20 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.118 0.075 0.183 0.183 - -
21 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.000  0.157 0.075 0.141 0.141 - 0
22 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.000  0.139 0.075 0.146 0.191 366 17
23 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.147 0.076 0.153 0.197 254 11
24 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.146 0.080 0.170 0.916 97 72
25 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.255 0.082 0.167 0.167 - 0
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.351 0.083 0.391 0.653 82 21
27 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.000  0.150 0.083 0.217 0.464 139 34
28 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.000  0.150 0.088 0.310 0.627 146 46
29 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.257 0.096 0.607 1.914 49 64
30 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.237 0.104 0.354 0.793 237 104
31 unknown  0:00:00  0.000  0.135 0.104 0.209 0.209 - -
32 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.187 0.112 0.232 0.555 205 66
33 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.192 0.115 0.229 0.344 141 16
34 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.234 0.123 0.243 0.496 161 41
35 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.222 0.126 0.214 0.220 - -
36 Linux  0:00:00  0.000  0.200 0.128 0.254 0.525 88 24
37 unknown  0:00:00  0.347  0.204 0.104 0.910 1.249 194 66
38 unknown  0:00:00  0.464  0.106 0.014 0.504 0.539 1178 41
39 unknown  0:00:00  0.577  0.134 0.090 0.254 0.254 - 0
40 unknown  0:00:00  0.925  0.113 0.029 0.221 0.222 1590 1
41 Linux  0:00:00  1.375  0.119 0.010 0.183 0.183 - 0
42 Windows Server 2008  0:00:00  3.182  0.106 0.076 0.153 0.378 102 23
 

Report from 21-Oct-2014 22:21 till 22-Oct-2014 22:18

Generated on 22-Oct-2014 22:28

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.