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 25s 20s 30s 4
Google Compute Engine 29s 15s 35s 5
DigitalOcean 30s 20s 50s 6
Amazon EC2 33s 15s 45s 6
Ramnode 33s 20s 60s 4
Hetzner 36s 20s 50s 5
Clouding.io 42s 30s 50s 4
Vultr 43s 30s 60s 6
Linode 44s 30s 50s 5
Amazon Lightsail 45s 40s 50s 5
Dreamhost 46s 30s 90s 4
LunaNode 55s 30s 90s 4
UpCloud 55s 30s 80s 8
Scaleway 72s 30s 180s 5
Alibaba Cloud 76s 30s 130s 5
Microsoft Azure 114s 90s 130s 5
CloudCone 120s 120s 120s 1
Aruba Cloud 167s 60s 240s 4
SpryServers 300s 300s 300s 1
GigsGigsCloud 300s 300s 300s 1
1and1 IONOS 304s 60s 1000s 5
Kamatera 412s 330s 540s 4
Vpsdime 490s 60s 1320s 6
OVH Public Cloud 633s 40s 1800s 3
BuyVM 720s 120s 1320s 2
OVH 900s 720s 1200s 3
Contabo 1260s 1200s 1320s 2
HostPapa 3600s 3600s 3600s 1
IO Zoom 4100s 1000s 7200s 2

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Sep 30 2019 Hetzner
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