Amazon EC2 vs. Google Compute Engine vs. WebFaction

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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 Google Compute Engine?

Google Compute Engine is a service that provides virtual machines that run on Google infrastructure. Google Compute Engine offers scale, performance, and value that allows you to easily launch large compute clusters on Google's infrastructure. There are no upfront investments and you can run up to thousands of virtual CPUs on a system that has been designed from the ground up to be fast, and to offer strong consistency of performance.

What is WebFaction?

No need to spend hours installing and configuring the software, database and other tools. We have over 50 one-click installers in our control panel.

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Pricing

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3125 Companies Using Amazon EC2
429 Companies Using Google Compute Engine
2 Companies Using WebFaction

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What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and WebFaction?

  • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
  • Microsoft Azure - Integrated cloud services and infrastructure to support computing, database, analytics, mobile, and web scenarios.
  • Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.
  • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes

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