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
Amazon EC2 10s 10s 10s 2
Hetzner 27s 25s 30s 2
Google Compute Engine 28s 20s 35s 3
Katapult 30s 30s 30s 1
Scaleway 30s 30s 30s 2
MoonQube 31s 25s 40s 3
Atlantic.Net 35s 30s 50s 6
DigitalOcean 41s 40s 45s 3
Alibaba Cloud 45s 30s 60s 2
Servervy 50s 50s 50s 1
Amazon Lightsail 50s 40s 60s 2
Clouding.io 51s 35s 110s 12
HostHatch 54s 35s 110s 6
ORACLE Cloud 55s 50s 60s 2
UpCloud 55s 40s 90s 12
BuyVM 60s 60s 60s 1
IBM Cloud 60s 20s 100s 2
Microsoft Azure 63s 50s 75s 3
Genesis Public Cloud 65s 40s 180s 12
Alwyzon 70s 40s 120s 7
A2 Hosting 75s 60s 90s 2
LayerStack 76s 60s 80s 5
Akamai 76s 60s 100s 9
OVHcloud US 87s 45s 170s 5
Evoxt 87s 80s 100s 7
TransIP 90s 60s 120s 4
EVLBOX 90s 90s 90s 1
Snakecraft Hosting 110s 100s 120s 2
Evolution Host Ltd 122s 60s 180s 12
Hivelocity 130s 130s 130s 1
Hostinger 130s 90s 200s 8
Vultr 146s 30s 360s 12
Aruba Cloud 165s 30s 320s 12
Cherry Servers 167s 90s 220s 7
netcup 180s 180s 180s 2
RackNerd 180s 180s 180s 1
IONOS 195s 50s 780s 12
INET.WS 202s 45s 260s 5
ScalaHosting 211s 25s 1200s 13
HostUp 240s 240s 240s 1
VPS2DAY 240s 35s 360s 12
Kamatera 279s 220s 400s 12
RoseHosting 340s 120s 600s 10
LinuxCloudVPS 423s 120s 600s 3
OVHcloud 589s 60s 1560s 10
OnetSolutions 915s 80s 9000s 12
Togglebox 1502s 150s 12000s 11
Fybe 14380s 60s 28700s 2
Contabo 20982s 270s 219600s 12

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