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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  0.003  0.196 0.096 0.194 0.194 - 0
2 Linux  0:00:00  0.007  0.186 0.064 0.129 0.263 100 23
3 unknown  0:00:00  0.007  0.172 0.079 0.160 0.486 125 34
4 Linux  0:00:00  0.007  0.275 0.103 0.319 0.537 112 20
5 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.014  0.100 0.016 0.032 0.048 470 9
6 Linux  0:00:00  0.014  0.199 0.082 0.473 0.585 228 30
7 Linux  0:00:00  0.014  0.207 0.088 0.180 0.245 242 11
8 Windows Server 2012  0:00:00  0.014  0.083 0.102 0.206 0.512 93 21
9 Linux  0:00:00  0.014  0.285 0.103 0.199 0.275 236 11
10 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.017  0.175 0.083 0.166 0.296 146 17
11 Linux  0:00:00  0.017  0.149 0.110 0.223 0.611 199 30
12 Linux  0:00:00  0.031  0.172 0.092 0.185 0.470 52 16
13 unknown  0:00:00  0.038  0.214 0.097 0.412 0.826 180 60
14 Linux  0:00:00  0.063  0.108 0.071 0.167 0.232 165 16
15 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.066  0.151 0.113 0.228 0.986 67 50
16 Windows Server 2003  0:00:00  0.087  0.179 0.095 0.282 0.565 122 25
17 unknown  0:00:00  0.091  0.346 0.126 0.515 0.516 - 0
18 Linux  0:00:00  0.105  0.120 0.088 0.176 0.176 - 0
19 FreeBSD  0:00:00  0.139  0.262 0.093 0.188 0.581 80 26
20 F5 BIG-IP  0:00:00  0.150  0.251 0.086 0.171 0.171 - 0
21 Linux  0:00:00  0.153  0.195 0.081 0.165 0.734 68 41
22 Linux  0:00:00  0.153  0.291 0.091 0.266 0.651 211 73
23 Linux  0:29:11  0.153  0.366 0.084 0.184 0.375 183 34
24 Linux  0:00:00  0.171  0.086 0.094 0.190 0.190 - 0
25 unknown  0:01:16  0.174  0.242 0.084 0.169 0.169 - 0
26 Linux  0:00:00  0.375  0.158 0.089 0.420 0.763 163 56
27 Linux  0:09:08  0.446  0.362 0.111 0.397 0.940 185 82
28 unknown  0:17:47  0.502  0.133 0.016 0.552 0.589 443 43
29 unknown  0:00:00  2.532  0.103 0.021 0.243 0.341 497 77
 

Report from 31-Aug-2012 23:03 till 30-Sep-2012 23:59

Generated on 31-Oct-2014 20:34

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.