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
AtlanticNet 26s 20s 30s 3
Dreamhost 31s 30s 35s 3
DigitalOcean 32s 20s 50s 5
Google Compute Engine 32s 30s 35s 4
Hetzner 32s 20s 50s 4
Ramnode 36s 20s 60s 3
Amazon EC2 37s 20s 45s 5
Clouding.io 37s 30s 45s 2
Linode 42s 30s 50s 4
Amazon Lightsail 43s 40s 50s 4
Vultr 44s 30s 60s 5
UpCloud 50s 30s 80s 6
LunaNode 53s 30s 90s 3
Scaleway 82s 40s 180s 4
Alibaba Cloud 85s 30s 130s 4
Microsoft Azure 112s 90s 130s 4
CloudCone 120s 120s 120s 1
Aruba Cloud 150s 60s 240s 2
SpryServers 300s 300s 300s 1
GigsGigsCloud 300s 300s 300s 1
1and1 IONOS 357s 60s 1000s 4
Kamatera 370s 330s 420s 3
Vpsdime 705s 300s 1320s 4
BuyVM 720s 120s 1320s 2
OVH 900s 720s 1200s 3
OVH Public Cloud 920s 40s 1800s 2
Contabo 1200s 1200s 1200s 1
HostPapa 3600s 3600s 3600s 1
IO Zoom 4100s 1000s 7200s 2

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