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Amazon LightSail vs GoDaddy: What are the differences?

Developers describe Amazon LightSail as "Simple Virtual Private Servers on AWS". Everything you need to jumpstart your project on AWS—compute, storage, and networking—for a low, predictable price. Launch a virtual private server with just a few clicks. On the other hand, GoDaddy is detailed as "The Web's largest hosting and domain registration provider". Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable.

Amazon LightSail belongs to "Cloud Hosting" category of the tech stack, while GoDaddy can be primarily classified under "Domain Registration".

According to the StackShare community, GoDaddy has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 29 developers stacks; compared to Amazon LightSail, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of Amazon LightSail
Pros of GoDaddy
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    Low cost
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    Simple Deployment
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    Simple pricing scheme
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    Flexible payment methods for domains
  • 3
    .io support

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Cons of Amazon LightSail
Cons of GoDaddy
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    • 1
      Constantly trying to upsell you
    • 1
      Not a great UI

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    What is Amazon LightSail?

    Everything you need to jumpstart your project on AWS—compute, storage, and networking—for a low, predictable price. Launch a virtual private server with just a few clicks.

    What is GoDaddy?

    Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable. It is a trusted domain registrar that empowers people with creative ideas to succeed online.

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    What are some alternatives to Amazon LightSail and GoDaddy?
    Amazon EC2
    It is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
    Linode
    Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
    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.
    Heroku
    Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
    Beanstalk
    A single process to commit code, review with the team, and deploy the final result to your customers.
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