Amazon LightSail vs Linode: 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, Linode is detailed as "Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud". Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
Amazon LightSail and Linode can be primarily classified as "Cloud Hosting" tools.
PlayCanvas, eTobb, and Code School are some of the popular companies that use Linode, whereas Amazon LightSail is used by Alobees, Q:MARKETING AG, and Datafy. Linode has a broader approval, being mentioned in 130 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to Amazon LightSail, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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