DigitalOcean vs OVH: What are the differences?
What is DigitalOcean? Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access. 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 OVH? Dedicated infrastructure for your business. Hundreds of new servers are installed in our 12 datacenters everyday. For our clients, this guarantees bare-metal resources accessible in less than an hour, and the liberty to use it to rollout the software of their choice. The many functions available on our dedicated servers allow our clients to manage their infrastructure autonomously.
DigitalOcean can be classified as a tool in the "Cloud Hosting" category, while OVH is grouped under "Dedicated Cloud Hosting".
Some of the features offered by DigitalOcean are:
- We provide all of our users with high-performance SSD Hard Drives, flexible API, and the ability to select to nearest data center location.
- SSD Cloud Servers in 55 Seconds
- We provide a 99.99% uptime SLA around network, power and virtual server availability. If we fail to deliver, we’ll credit you based on the amount of time that service was unavailable.
On the other hand, OVH provides the following key features:
- Delivery of servers in less than an hour 24/7/365
- Full user control
- Guaranteed bandwidth
"Great value for money" is the primary reason why developers consider DigitalOcean over the competitors, whereas "Cost effective" was stated as the key factor in picking OVH.
DigitalOcean, Rocket.Chat, and Docplanner are some of the popular companies that use DigitalOcean, whereas OVH is used by Webedia, Flat, and Critizr. DigitalOcean has a broader approval, being mentioned in 943 company stacks & 687 developers stacks; compared to OVH, which is listed in 66 company stacks and 24 developer stacks.
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