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Description

What is 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.

What is Microsoft Azure?

Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment.

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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    Cons

    What are the cons of using DigitalOcean?
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    What are the cons of using Microsoft Azure?
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    What are the cons of using Rackspace Cloud Servers?
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    Pricing

    How much does DigitalOcean cost?
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    How much does Microsoft Azure cost?
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    How much does Rackspace Cloud Servers cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use DigitalOcean?
    802 companies on StackShare use DigitalOcean
    What companies use Microsoft Azure?
    406 companies on StackShare use Microsoft Azure
    What companies use Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    108 companies on StackShare use Rackspace Cloud Servers

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with DigitalOcean?
    28 tools on StackShare integrate with DigitalOcean
    What tools integrate with Microsoft Azure?
    51 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft Azure
    What tools integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    32 tools on StackShare integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers

    What are some alternatives to DigitalOcean, Microsoft Azure, and Rackspace Cloud Servers?

    • Amazon EC2 - Scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud.
    • Google Compute Engine - Run large-scale workloads on virtual machines hosted on Google's infrastructure.
    • Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.
    • Scaleway - BareMetal SSD cloud servers

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