Amazon EC2 vs. Linode vs. Rackspace Cloud Servers

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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 Linode?

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

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.

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3123 Companies Using Amazon EC2
122 Companies Using Linode
108 Companies Using Rackspace Cloud Servers

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

  • 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.
  • Scaleway - BareMetal SSD cloud servers

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