Amazon LightSail vs Linode

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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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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 Linode?

Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
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    What are some alternatives to Amazon LightSail and Linode?
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    My primary OS is LINUX, Linode gives me everything I need in hosting service.

    Enough RAM for the price, high speed network and CPUs.

    How developers use Amazon LightSail and Linode
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    Simon Bernier uses LinodeLinode

    One production linode, and a staging linode that I turn on when I need it.

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    Val Neekman uses LinodeLinode

    Linode is used for load balancer, web server, database server etc.

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    4 All Digital ltd uses LinodeLinode

    Linux images for hosting docker

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    TOMIS uses LinodeLinode

    Hardware for our servers

    Avatar of dotmos
    dotmos uses LinodeLinode

    Hosts our HTTP servers.

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