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
Hetzner 14s 10s 35s 7
Atlantic.Net 17s 12s 30s 6
Google Compute Engine 20s 12s 30s 8
Amazon EC2 23s 10s 50s 10
DigitalOcean 24s 18s 35s 8
AdvancedHosting 27s 25s 30s 2
Scaleway 32s 25s 50s 8
IDrive Compute 37s 25s 50s 2
Ramnode 40s 20s 70s 7
Alibaba Cloud 41s 20s 70s 7
LunaNode 48s 15s 170s 9
Amazon Lightsail 48s 20s 90s 8
Genesis Public Cloud 51s 27s 90s 7
Linode 54s 35s 70s 9
UpCloud 57s 30s 140s 13
ORACLE Cloud 60s 60s 60s 1
Vultr 62s 30s 110s 14
Genesis VMs 62s 45s 80s 7
Clouding.io 64s 40s 100s 13
Alwyzon 65s 40s 90s 2
HostHatch 70s 70s 70s 1
OVHcloud 72s 20s 180s 9
Dreamhost 80s 30s 180s 3
IBM Cloud 86s 60s 120s 3
Hostwinds 90s 60s 120s 3
Microsoft Azure 102s 60s 230s 7
Kamatera 156s 80s 420s 13
Aruba Cloud 199s 160s 240s 13
Hostinger 200s 200s 200s 1
ArticHost 226s 140s 300s 3
Togglebox 252s 170s 480s 7
IONOS by 1&1 265s 50s 780s 13
Cherry Servers 280s 280s 280s 1
Vpsdime 365s 250s 480s 2
Maxer Cloud 495s 90s 900s 2
LayerStack 626s 30s 3000s 5
VPS2DAY 803s 115s 6600s 12
HostUp 920s 40s 1800s 2
Contabo 1600s 480s 3900s 9
A2 Hosting 10800s 10800s 10800s 1
IO Zoom 14700s 600s 28800s 2
BuyVM 25763s 30s 70000s 3
Bluehost 86400s 86400s 86400s 1

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