Server Response Time To Estimate Hosting Speed? Don’t. 16.5 Mln Tests In 2019

Intro It’s quite a common mistake to measure hosting speed by checking Server Response Time or Time To First Byte (TTFB). The right way to test hosting speed is measuring Full Page Load Time. And although Server Response Time is connected with hosting speed, it’s absolutely not correct to use TTFB for evaluating hosting speed. In this article I will demonstrate you this. I have collected … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – January 2020 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Unusually Fast)

Here's the 48th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for January 2020! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. It's interesting that this month most hosts showed unusually fast performance. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are presented in the … [Read more...]

The Hosts That Best Performed In 2019 (Millions Of Uptime And Speed Tests)

This post summarizes all monthly reports about how 15 hosts performed in 2019. This outlines more than 16 millions of measurements. Also, in this post I will name the most reliable and the fastest hosting in 2019 according to the tests among the hosts I've been monitoring. By the way, you can read similar reports on years 2018 and 2017.   Intro I've been monitoring the performance … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – December 2019 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Speed Rocketed)

Here's the 47th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for December 2019! 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 lots of hosts have become pretty faster this month. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – November 2019 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Uptime Got Below The Surface)

Here's the 46th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for November 2019! 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 several well-performing hosts got the uptime a bit below the highest standards which was not typical. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables … [Read more...]

WPX Hosting Support Review: Opening A New Era In The Hosting Industry

In this article I want to analyze the WPX Hosting support and the impact it may make on the whole web hosting industry. The success of a hosting company depends on several factors. One of the most important ones is providing the kind of technical support that not just makes the clients very happy, but also exceeds the clients’ expectations. According to explosively brilliant WPX Hosting … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – October 2019 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: The Slowest Catch Up)

Here's the 45th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for October 2019! 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 slowest hosts have increased their speed this month. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are … [Read more...]

My Hosting Is Slow, I Want To Migrate To A Faster Host. Read This Before Doing It

Having used more than 100 hosts since 2013, still using 17 different hosts and talking with my readers via email now and then I’ve got quite an experience in dealing with hosting speed issues. And there are two types of extreme reaction of hosting users when then encounter speed issues: Leaving the hosting because of a bad speed ASAP, or Tolerating the awful performance with a concern in … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – September 2019 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Mopegranate Burst)

Here's the 44th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for September 2019! 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 slowest hosts have become a bit faster this month. By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are … [Read more...]

Hosts Can’t Have Zero Downtime, And Other Sad Truth About Hosting Uptime

One of the illusions that many hosting users have is that hosting can have 100% uptime. To add insult to injury, some hosting companies promise 100% uptime. But even promising 99.9% uptime can be just a marketing gimmick. The devil is in the technical details what uptime really is. People and hosts understand uptime differently. Don’t fool yourself when expecting high uptime. And don’t let the … [Read more...]