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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 Linode?

Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.

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    Why do developers choose DigitalOcean?
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    Why do developers choose Linode?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Amazon EC2?
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    What are the cons of using DigitalOcean?
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    What are the cons of using Linode?
    No Cons submitted yet for Linode
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    Pricing

    How much does Amazon EC2 cost?
    Amazon EC2 Pricing
    How much does DigitalOcean cost?
    DigitalOcean Pricing
    How much does Linode cost?
    Linode Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use Amazon EC2?
    3216 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
    What companies use DigitalOcean?
    792 companies on StackShare use DigitalOcean
    What companies use Linode?
    123 companies on StackShare use Linode

    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
    What tools integrate with Linode?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Linode

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

    • 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.
    • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes
    • Scaleway - BareMetal SSD cloud servers

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