Incendia Web Works (IWW) participated for the second time in our WordPress Hosting Performance Benchmarks (2018). This review is based off the results of that test. This year IWW entered in the same <$25/month price tier.
In the previous test, IWW aced the load tests but fell a bit short on the uptime monitors which prevented them from earning Top Tier status. In 2018, IWW improved on their first year performance all around and earned themselves Top Tier status from Review Signal.
|Plan||Monthly Price||Visitors Allowed||Disk Space||Bandwidth||Sites Allowed|
|Enterprise WordPress Ultimate SSD||$16.49||N/A||10 GB||750 GB||1|
|Total Requests||Total Errors||Peak RPS||Average RPS||Peak Response Time(ms)||Average Response Time (ms)||Total Data Transferred (GB)||Peak Throughput (MB/s)||Average Throughput (MB/s)|
IWW performed great in the Load Storm test. The Load Storm test is designed to simulate real users coming to the site, logging in and browsing the site bursting some of the caching mechanisms typically found on managed WordPress hosts. The most important number is zero errors, every request was responded to. The average response time was 358ms which is also fantastic and good for third best average out of the 15 companies tested in this price bracket.
|Requests||Errors||Data Transferred (GB)||Peak Average Load Time (Seconds)||Peak Average Bandwidth (Mbps)||Peak Average Requests/Sec|
Source: Load Impact Results
IWW managed zero errors again for the Load Impact test. The Load Impact test makes sure static caching is effective so that if a page gets a lot of traffic the site will keep responding without issue. They also had the second lowest peak average load time (second by a mere 2ms). Another great performance for IWW.
IWW had 99.99% uptime on UptimeRobot and 99.97% uptime on StatusCake.
WebPageTest / WPPerformanceTester
|PHP Bench||WP Bench|
The WPPerformanceTester results were the fastest of any company in the price tier for PHP bench.
|WPT Location||Load Time|
Not a whole lot to say about the WPT results. IWW had the fastest response time in Brazil of any company in the price bracket.
Incendia Web Works had some uptime issues last year which marred their results. This year no such thing happened. IWW continued to have great load testing results and earned itself Top Tier status. They had flawless load test results being the only company with 0 errors on both LoadStorm and LoadImpact. It's nice to see companies improve their consistency and earn a higher ranking.