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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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Amazon EC2?
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    Why do developers choose Linode?
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    Why do developers choose WebFaction?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Amazon EC2?
    Downsides of Amazon EC2?

    What are the cons of using Linode?
    No Cons submitted yet for Linode
    Downsides of Linode?

    What are the cons of using WebFaction?
    No Cons submitted yet for WebFaction
    Downsides of WebFaction?

    Pricing

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

    Companies

    What companies use Amazon EC2?
    3172 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
    What companies use Linode?
    122 companies on StackShare use Linode
    What companies use WebFaction?
    2 companies on StackShare use WebFaction

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Amazon EC2?
    78 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon EC2
    What tools integrate with Linode?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Linode
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, Linode, 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.
    • 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

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