Hosting Providers sites ordered by failures 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  0.003  0.047 0.014 0.029 0.049 461 9
2 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.007  0.090 0.081 0.243 0.481 123 26
3 Linux  0:00:00  0.010  0.153 0.041 0.088 0.097 313 12
4 Linux  0:00:00  0.010  0.193 0.148 0.298 0.597 71 13
5 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.014  0.136 0.071 0.143 0.344 98 17
6 Linux  0:00:00  0.014  0.219 0.130 0.262 0.767 58 16
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.017  0.091 0.034 0.070 0.070 - 0
8 Linux  0:00:00  0.017  0.192 0.081 0.167 0.175 279 11
9 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.017  0.334 0.091 0.185 0.644 79 26
10 unknown  0:00:00  0.021  0.157 0.061 0.355 0.626 163 51
11 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.021  0.196 0.076 0.161 0.399 213 51
12 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.028  0.045 0.049 0.100 0.202 118 20
13 unknown  0:00:00  0.028  0.125 0.080 0.159 0.444 150 34
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.031  0.198 0.090 0.186 0.726 81 38
15 Linux  0:00:00  0.038  0.624 0.080 0.159 0.159 - 0
16 Linux  0:00:00  0.042  0.112 0.049 0.223 0.347 105 18
17 Linux  0:00:00  0.045  0.093 0.052 0.108 0.205 200 30
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.049  0.215 0.110 0.242 0.440 167 16
19 unknown  0:00:00  0.080  0.150 0.022 0.639 0.790 478 71
20 unknown  0:00:00  0.115  0.063 0.022 0.049 0.147 741 41
21 Linux  0:00:00  0.128  0.409 0.143 0.465 1.116 214 99
22 Linux  0:18:54  0.142  0.495 0.082 0.167 0.167 - 0
23 Linux  0:00:00  0.146  0.156 0.108 0.704 1.296 108 38
24 Linux  0:20:52  0.250  0.283 0.074 0.163 0.379 198 32
25 Windows Server 2003  1:01:47  0.312  0.146 0.081 0.160 0.685 71 50
26 Linux  0:17:58  0.590  0.323 0.098 0.381 0.792 192 55
27 Linux  5:02:42  1.638  0.196 0.074 0.164 0.462 180 42
28 unknown  0:00:00  4.051  2.414 0.123 0.247 0.247 - 0
 

Report from 1-Apr-2012 00:00 till 30-Apr-2012 23:59

Generated on 23-Oct-2014 17:09

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, Virginia/Rackspace, San Jose/Datapipe, Italy/Aruba, Pennsylvania/INetU-2, Phoenix/GoDaddy, Vancouver/Peer1, Romania/Hostway and Zurich/Qube. 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.