VPS Provisioning Times

During each VPS trial, we recorded the time it took for the VPS to start accepting connections after it was ordered. Sometimes, the instance provisioning was delayed by billing shenanigans: those delays are excluded from the numbers below.

All numbers below are numbers of seconds.


Provider Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
CloudSigma 11s 10s 12s 2
Atlantic.Net 17s 12s 30s 7
Hetzner 19s 10s 50s 8
Google Compute Engine 19s 12s 30s 9
DigitalOcean 23s 18s 35s 9
Amazon EC2 23s 10s 50s 10
Scaleway 30s 25s 45s 8
Ramnode 31s 20s 50s 7
Alibaba Cloud 40s 20s 70s 8
MaxKVM 41s 25s 60s 4
Amazon Lightsail 47s 20s 90s 9
Linode 50s 35s 70s 9
LunaNode 54s 15s 170s 9
Genesis Public Cloud 56s 27s 90s 5
Genesis VMs 60s 45s 80s 6
Clouding.io 61s 40s 75s 12
OVHcloud 62s 20s 180s 9
UpCloud 64s 30s 140s 13
Alwyzon 65s 40s 90s 2
Vultr 66s 30s 120s 13
Dreamhost 70s 20s 180s 5
IBM Cloud 70s 60s 80s 2
Hostwinds 75s 60s 90s 2
Microsoft Azure 120s 70s 230s 8
ArticHost 140s 140s 140s 1
IONOS by 1&1 171s 45s 612s 12
Aruba Cloud 193s 125s 240s 13
Hostinger 200s 200s 200s 1
Kamatera 210s 80s 540s 12
Vpsdime 266s 60s 480s 5
VPS2DAY 293s 160s 400s 10
Togglebox 330s 210s 480s 3
IO Zoom 600s 600s 600s 1
LayerStack 626s 30s 3000s 5
Contabo 1755s 1200s 3900s 8
A2 Hosting 10800s 10800s 10800s 1
BuyVM 19397s 30s 70000s 4
Bluehost 86400s 86400s 86400s 1

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