Amazon EC2 vs Civo: What are the differences?
What is Amazon EC2? Scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud. It is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
What is Civo? Built for speed and simplicity, with k3s under the hood. It is a community-driven cloud platform, with all the features a developer could need. If you want it, we'll build it – your vision shapes what we deliver.
Amazon EC2 and Civo can be primarily classified as "Cloud Hosting" tools.
Some of the features offered by Amazon EC2 are:
- Elastic – Amazon EC2 enables you to increase or decrease capacity within minutes, not hours or days. You can commission one, hundreds or even thousands of server instances simultaneously.
- Completely Controlled – You have complete control of your instances. You have root access to each one, and you can interact with them as you would any machine.
- Flexible – You have the choice of multiple instance types, operating systems, and software packages. Amazon EC2 allows you to select a configuration of memory, CPU, instance storage, and the boot partition size that is optimal for your choice of operating system and application.
On the other hand, Civo provides the following key features:
- Developer focussed, developer led
- Fast, but powerful
- Management CLI
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