Not all bloggers can afford to run a dedicated server or have a hosting company run an entire box just for them (unless you’re the Blog Herald, maybe). So most of us either go for shared hosting or free blogging services. In terms of uptime some are more reliable than others. If you want to know how reliable your blog’s host is, you might find the Uptime Tracker tool by Blog Flux useful.
In order to help bloggers know how good their host is, we have created the Blog Flux Uptime Tracker. Our Uptime Tracker checks to see if your website is online once every 60 minutes (for Blog Flux Pro users, it checks every 10 minutes). We then tell you your uptime for the past week, month, quarter, year, and lifetime. We use 23 different servers located around the world to make sure you are accessible everywhere.