The Hosts That Performed Best In 2020 (Millions Of Uptime And Speed Tests)

This post summarizes all monthly reports about how 15 hosts performed in 2020. This outlines more than 15 millions of measurements. Also, in this post I will name the most reliable and the fastest hosting in 2020 according to the non-stop tests done throughout the whole year.   Intro I've been monitoring the performance (uptime, full page load time and application performance index) … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – December 2020 Roundup (The Last Of Them)

Here's the 59th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for December 2020! This month is the last time when I report about hosting performance this way. I've cut the number of the monitored hosts. Starting from the next month I will report in a bit differnet format. The main improvement will be that I will introduce heavy-loaded sites. I will publish more details at the beginning of … [Read more...]

A2 Hosting vs Kinsta Advantages– Are They Really Competitors? Comparison Of A Fully Managed And A More Generic Host

I’ve come across an in-depth A2 Hosting vs Kinsta comparison on Kinsta’s website. And as expected, Kinsta underlined its advantages over A2. Although A2 and Kinsta are players in absolutely different hosting categories, I decided to add my input playing an A2’s advocate in this comparison. I recommend both hosts. But unlike any hosting’s sales department, my task is not to sell a host to … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – November 2020 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Fast’n’Stable)

Here's the 58th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for November 2020! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. The interesting observation is that this month the hosts were fast and stable. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are presented in … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – October 2020 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Uptime Got Back)

Here's the 57th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for October 2020! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. The interesting observation is that the hosts are fast on the whole and the hosts recovered their uptime mostly compared to the previous month. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance … [Read more...]

Cloudways Review. The Way To Go Cheaper, Faster But Riskier

Cloudways looks sort of great. Imagine that someone invented an aircraft carrier which is faster and cheaper than other alternatives. It looks very attractive, doesn’t it? But there’s a reason why it may be risky. I will come back to this at the end of my article in the conclusion section. And now let me tell you my thoughts on Cloudways hosting the traditional way, i.e. via a long read, looking … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – September 2020 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Fast But Worse Uptime)

Here's the 56th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for September 2020! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. The interesting observation is that the hosts are still blazing fast on the whole, but some of the fastest hosts have surprisingly not great uptime. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – August 2020 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Mid-Priced Sinking)

Here's the 55th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for August 2020! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. The interesting observation is that the middle-priced hosts sank in the rankings due to uptime being a bit lower than the highest benchmark set to determine the greatest hosting performance. By the way, you can find … [Read more...]

SiteGround And A2 Hosting Speed Compared with 52 K Tests During 6 Months

This kind of research on A2 and SiteGround speed is not only unique, but also really helpful in the details. It gives you both the overview of the hosts’ speed in comparison during 6 months and individual hosting speed test results. There were totally more than 52 K speed tests performed from January to June 2020 and analyzed in this article. It’s the 2nd report of in which I compare the … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – July 2020 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Shamelessly Fast)

Here's the 54th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for July 2020! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. The interesting observation is that the top hosts demonstrate even more improved speed which looks shameless compared to previous periods. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and … [Read more...]