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Cloudways Bags Top Spot in ReviewSignal’s WordPress Hosting Benchmarks

Updated on May 9, 2019

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Reviewsignal.com is a website founded by Kevin Ohashi, known for conducting WordPress hosting performance benchmarks that focus and define peak performance and consistency.

Cloudways went head to head with the best hosting providers today and came out dominant in 3 of the most popular pricing tiers, showcasing superior performance and commendable reputation for managed WordPress hosting once again.

Pushing the Limits

Peak performance was measured using different load testing that emulates a large number of audience visiting a website, Consistency, meanwhile, was measured using a tried and tested method called ‘uptime monitoring’ to make sure servers continued providing top-level performance at all times.

The tests were run from 11 different locations using Load Storm and Load Impact including Singapore, Brazil, Germany, Japan, India, and others using EC2 instances.

Top Tiers, Top Performance

Cloudways was dominant in the following categories as the best in class:

$25 – 50/month – Vultr 4GB

  • Load Storm Test Results

Cloudways handled over 373,598 requests with 0 errors and maintained an average response time of just 334 ms, making it the most consistent and stable server in its class.

  • Load Impact Test Results

Cloudways handled massive 284,176 requests with 0 errors, transferring more than 15 GB of data with a peak average time of just 711 ms.

$101 – 200/month – DigitalOcean 16GB

  • Load Storm Results

Cloudways handled 697,841 requests with 0 errors, with an average response time of just 498 ms.

  • Load Impact Test Results

Cloudways handled 850,691 requests with a peak average load time of only 749 ms, transferring 47.6 GB of data.

$201 – 500/month – Google Cloud n1-std-8

  • Load Storm Results

Cloudways successfully handled 878,558 requests, transferring 52.82 GB of data with an average response time of 418 ms.

  • Load Impact Test Results

A massive 120,3250 requests were handled by Cloudways with 0 errors with a peak average load time of 722 ms.

The Reviewer

Kevin Ohashi, the founder of Reviewsignal.com is known for being one of the most recognized and thorough hosting reviewers today. After more than seven years in the hosting industry, Ohashi has made quite a name for himself by helping users make the best decisions when it comes to hosting providers.

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Ahsan Parwez

Ahsan is the Community Team Manager at Cloudways - A Managed Cloud Hosting Platform. He loves to solve problems and help Cloudways' clients in any aspect he can. In his free time, you can find him playing RTS PC games.

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