Amazon EC2 vs. Rackspace Cloud Servers vs. HP Cloud Compute

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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 Rackspace Cloud Servers?

Cloud Servers is based on OpenStack, the open and scalable operating system for building public and private clouds. With the open cloud, you get reliable cloud hosting, without locking your data into one proprietary platform.

What is HP Cloud Compute?

Now backed by an industry-leading Service Level Agreement, HP Cloud Compute delivers reliable computing resources to handle your production workloads. Configure and scale your capacity in an open cloud environment. With HP Cloud Compute, you gain control over your workloads while only paying for the resources you actually use.

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Why do developers choose Amazon EC2?
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    Why do developers choose HP Cloud Compute?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Amazon EC2?
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    What are the cons of using Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    No Cons submitted yet for Rackspace Cloud Servers
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    What are the cons of using HP Cloud Compute?
    No Cons submitted yet for HP Cloud Compute
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    Pricing

    How much does Amazon EC2 cost?
    Amazon EC2 Pricing
    How much does Rackspace Cloud Servers cost?
    Rackspace Cloud Servers Pricing
    How much does HP Cloud Compute cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Amazon EC2?
    3216 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
    What companies use Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    108 companies on StackShare use Rackspace Cloud Servers
    What companies use HP Cloud Compute?
    0 companies on StackShare use HP Cloud Compute

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Amazon EC2?
    79 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon EC2
    What tools integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    32 tools on StackShare integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers
    What tools integrate with HP Cloud Compute?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with HP Cloud Compute

    What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, Rackspace Cloud Servers, and HP Cloud Compute?

    • 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.
    • 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.

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