Amazon EC2 vs. DigitalOcean vs. FireHost

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Description

What is Amazon EC2?

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) 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 DigitalOcean?

We take the complexities out of cloud hosting by offering blazing fast, on-demand SSD cloud servers, straightforward pricing, a simple API, and an easy-to-use control panel.

What is FireHost?

FireHost offers the most comprehensive fully managed cloud infrastructure-as-a-service available today, built specifically for the needs of companies governed by PCI and HIPAA compliance regulations. Some of the largest healthcare, payments and SaaS companies in the world subscribe to FireHost’s secure cloud to ensure their data is safe and always available.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Amazon EC2?
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    What are the cons of using FireHost?
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    Pricing

    How much does Amazon EC2 cost?
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    How much does DigitalOcean cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Amazon EC2?
    3216 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
    What companies use DigitalOcean?
    796 companies on StackShare use DigitalOcean
    What companies use FireHost?
    2 companies on StackShare use FireHost

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Amazon EC2?
    79 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon EC2
    What tools integrate with DigitalOcean?
    28 tools on StackShare integrate with DigitalOcean
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, DigitalOcean, and FireHost?

    • Microsoft Azure - Integrated cloud services and infrastructure to support computing, database, analytics, mobile, and web scenarios.
    • Google Compute Engine - Run large-scale workloads on virtual machines hosted on Google's infrastructure.
    • Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.
    • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes

    See all alternatives to Amazon EC2

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