In the Q&A portion of the hangout, a webmaster asked John Mueller a question about hosting and how it affects crawl efficiency.
The question was—does hosting with shared hosting, VPS, etc. impact the efficiency of how Google crawls the site?
John’s answer was no—the type of hosting you do does not have any effect on the efficiency or amount of crawling that Google can do.
But it is possible to have bad hosting or slow hosting. It’s not an attribute of a specific kind of hosting.
This occurs at the 31:08 mark in the video below.
John Mueller 09/10/2021 Hangout Transcript
Hosting and crawling. Does my hosting with like shared hosting, VPS, etc. affect crawling efficiency?
John (answer) 31:12
No, by default, the type of hosting you have does not affect the efficiency or the amount of crawling that we can do. However, you can have bad hosting or slow hosting and all kinds of hosting can be slow. So that’s something where it’s not kind of an attribute of a specific kind of hosting. But rather, as like, well, your hosting is slow, and you happen to be using shared hosting, or you happen to be using a VPS, or you happen to be hosting on I don’t know, a separate infrastructure in some data center. If it’s slow, it’s slow. If it’s fast, it’s fast. It’s not an attribute of the kind of hosting that you have.