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 16s 10s 25s 4
Atlantic.Net 22s 20s 25s 2
DigitalOcean 31s 24s 40s 4
Amazon EC2 31s 10s 40s 7
IDrive Compute 35s 15s 50s 12
Alibaba Cloud 36s 30s 45s 4
Scaleway 42s 25s 50s 4
HostHatch 42s 25s 60s 4
Amazon Lightsail 43s 15s 60s 4
Google Compute Engine 45s 25s 60s 3
UpCloud 50s 40s 80s 12
LunaNode 52s 15s 120s 7
Ramnode 53s 40s 70s 3
Evoxt 57s 55s 60s 2
ORACLE Cloud 62s 25s 120s 4
Clouding.io 63s 35s 150s 12
Microsoft Azure 63s 40s 100s 6
Genesis Public Cloud 63s 23s 170s 7
OVHcloud 64s 25s 120s 8
Alwyzon 68s 30s 120s 6
Linode 70s 60s 110s 7
Klikk 77s 40s 120s 9
Genesis VMs 78s 60s 110s 5
ScalaHosting 88s 60s 120s 5
Vultr 94s 30s 260s 12
IBM Cloud 137s 120s 170s 4
Aruba Cloud 161s 120s 220s 12
Cherry Servers 164s 90s 280s 7
Togglebox 204s 170s 240s 12
UltaHost 210s 210s 210s 1
VPS2DAY 221s 115s 360s 12
Kamatera 288s 165s 370s 12
Contabo 454s 120s 1200s 10
Evolution Host Ltd 470s 110s 1800s 5
IONOS 589s 45s 1680s 12
Vpsdime 745s 720s 770s 2
LayerStack 1641s 35s 15600s 10
OnetSolutions 5102s 90s 43200s 9
BuyVM 27300s 600s 54000s 2
netcup 172800s 172800s 172800s 1

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