Amazon EC2 vs. DigitalOcean vs. Joyent Cloud



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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 Joyent Cloud?

Joyent is the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, offering the only solution specifically built to power real-time web and mobile applications.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Amazon EC2?
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Why do developers choose DigitalOcean?
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Why do developers choose Joyent Cloud?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Amazon EC2?
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What are the cons of using Joyent Cloud?
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Pricing

How much does Amazon EC2 cost?
Amazon EC2 Pricing
How much does DigitalOcean cost?
DigitalOcean Pricing
How much does Joyent Cloud cost?
Joyent Cloud Pricing

Companies

What companies use Amazon EC2?
4243 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
What companies use DigitalOcean?
1110 companies on StackShare use DigitalOcean
What companies use Joyent Cloud?
6 companies on StackShare use Joyent Cloud

Integrations

What tools integrate with Amazon EC2?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon EC2
What tools integrate with DigitalOcean?
30 tools on StackShare integrate with DigitalOcean
What tools integrate with Joyent Cloud?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Joyent Cloud

What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, DigitalOcean, and Joyent Cloud?

  • 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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