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
Atlantic.Net 24s 20s 30s 5
Google Compute Engine 26s 15s 35s 6
DigitalOcean 29s 20s 50s 7
Amazon EC2 33s 15s 45s 7
Ramnode 34s 20s 60s 5
Hetzner 36s 20s 50s 5
Dreamhost 41s 20s 90s 5
Linode 42s 30s 50s 6
Amazon Lightsail 44s 40s 50s 6
Clouding.io 48s 30s 70s 5
Vultr 54s 30s 120s 7
LunaNode 56s 30s 90s 5
UpCloud 58s 30s 80s 10
Scaleway 67s 30s 180s 6
Alibaba Cloud 68s 30s 130s 6
CloudCone 120s 120s 120s 1
Microsoft Azure 125s 90s 180s 6
Aruba Cloud 159s 60s 240s 5
1and1 IONOS 260s 45s 1000s 6
SpryServers 300s 300s 300s 1
GigsGigsCloud 300s 300s 300s 1
Kamatera 400s 330s 540s 5
Vpsdime 488s 60s 1320s 7
BuyVM 580s 120s 1320s 3
OVHcloud 664s 40s 1800s 7
Contabo 1260s 1200s 1320s 2
HostPapa 3600s 3600s 3600s 1
IO Zoom 4100s 1000s 7200s 2

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