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
Hetzner 20s 12s 25s 4
Amazon EC2 28s 10s 40s 7
Atlantic.Net 31s 25s 45s 6
DigitalOcean 33s 24s 40s 4
IDrive Compute 35s 15s 50s 11
Scaleway 37s 25s 50s 4
Alibaba Cloud 40s 30s 60s 4
Google Compute Engine 41s 25s 60s 4
HostHatch 42s 25s 60s 5
Amazon Lightsail 43s 15s 60s 4
Ramnode 45s 40s 50s 2
UpCloud 51s 40s 80s 12
Microsoft Azure 59s 40s 75s 6
ORACLE Cloud 62s 25s 120s 4
LunaNode 64s 15s 120s 6
Clouding.io 65s 35s 150s 12
Evoxt 65s 55s 80s 3
Genesis Public Cloud 67s 23s 170s 9
0ping.eu 75s 60s 90s 2
Linode 77s 60s 110s 7
ScalaHosting 80s 50s 120s 8
Genesis VMs 85s 65s 110s 3
Alwyzon 86s 30s 120s 7
Klikk 86s 40s 180s 12
OVHcloud US 88s 45s 170s 8
A2 Hosting 90s 60s 120s 2
Vultr 125s 30s 330s 12
Cloudzy 130s 130s 130s 1
IBM Cloud 140s 120s 170s 3
Cherry Servers 147s 90s 280s 7
Aruba Cloud 149s 30s 220s 12
RackNerd 180s 180s 180s 1
Hostinger 200s 200s 200s 1
UltaHost 205s 200s 210s 2
Togglebox 212s 180s 330s 12
VPS2DAY 246s 130s 360s 12
Kamatera 290s 210s 370s 12
Evolution Host Ltd 320s 60s 1800s 8
RoseHosting 480s 360s 600s 2
IONOS 533s 45s 1680s 12
Vpsdime 745s 720s 770s 2
Linkdata.com 900s 900s 900s 1
OVHcloud 960s 960s 960s 1
LayerStack 1820s 40s 15600s 9
Contabo 3190s 120s 28800s 10
OnetSolutions 4940s 90s 43200s 11
BuyVM 27300s 600s 54000s 2
netcup 86490s 180s 172800s 2

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