Well, its just a general thought that USA locations are preferred for general website hostings. But I actually want to finally know if it really matters. I have some great companies offering me server in Europe ( Germany or Netherlands ) at great prices but I finally want to know if it really matters that much or the ping is really important to the websites ? I've been hosting my previous websites at USA locations so I'm not sure if that'll be a good choice. Out of thoughts so please advise.
If its UK, then it must be Germany and Netherlands too.
Germany and Netherlands use different routing, etc.
I have been told the UK and East Coast USA (like New York/New Jersey/Florida) have the best connection worldwide. I am not sure whether that is 100% TRUE or not. I could see why they might be two of the best locations though.
What sort of markets do you target? If you target an American audience, I don't think it is wise to get a server in Germany
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UK London with the best possible routing would give 118 average ping.
But how accurate is their system? Does it really give 100% accurate stats? How do they do it? Routing/pings changes constantly. How many times did you run the test for the UK? No doubt it would vary each time you did the test.
I do the tests about 3 times, theres hardly 1ms difference in the average ping after all the tries. Its quite accurate and renowned Testing service and they have efficient networks. Remember, its the average ping so it doesn't really change.