DigitalOcean vs. Rackspace Cloud Servers vs. WebFaction

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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 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.

What is WebFaction?

No need to spend hours installing and configuring the software, database and other tools. We have over 50 one-click installers in our control panel.

Pros

Why do developers choose DigitalOcean?
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    Why do developers choose Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    Why do you like Rackspace Cloud Servers?

    Why do developers choose WebFaction?
  • Why do you like WebFaction?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using DigitalOcean?
    Downsides of DigitalOcean?

    What are the cons of using Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    No Cons submitted yet for Rackspace Cloud Servers
    Downsides of Rackspace Cloud Servers?

    What are the cons of using WebFaction?
    No Cons submitted yet for WebFaction
    Downsides of WebFaction?

    Pricing

    How much does DigitalOcean cost?
    DigitalOcean Pricing
    How much does Rackspace Cloud Servers cost?
    Rackspace Cloud Servers Pricing
    How much does WebFaction cost?

    Companies

    What companies use DigitalOcean?
    780 companies on StackShare use DigitalOcean
    What companies use Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    108 companies on StackShare use Rackspace Cloud Servers
    What companies use WebFaction?
    2 companies on StackShare use WebFaction

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with DigitalOcean?
    28 tools on StackShare integrate with DigitalOcean
    What tools integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    32 tools on StackShare integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • Amazon EC2 - Scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud.
    • Microsoft Azure - Integrated cloud services and infrastructure to support computing, database, analytics, mobile, and web scenarios.
    • 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.

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