Google Compute Engine vs. Linode



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Description

What is Google Compute Engine?

Google Compute Engine is a service that provides virtual machines that run on Google infrastructure. Google Compute Engine offers scale, performance, and value that allows you to easily launch large compute clusters on Google's infrastructure. There are no upfront investments and you can run up to thousands of virtual CPUs on a system that has been designed from the ground up to be fast, and to offer strong consistency of performance.

What is Linode?

Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Linode?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Google Compute Engine?
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Pricing

How much does Google Compute Engine cost?
How much does Linode cost?
Linode Pricing

Companies

What companies use Google Compute Engine?
697 companies on StackShare use Google Compute Engine
What companies use Linode?
151 companies on StackShare use Linode

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Compute Engine?
43 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Compute Engine
What tools integrate with Linode?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Linode

What are some alternatives to Google Compute Engine and Linode?

  • Amazon EC2 - Scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud.
  • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
  • Microsoft Azure - Integrated cloud services and infrastructure to support computing, database, analytics, mobile, and web scenarios.
  • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes

See all alternatives to Google Compute Engine

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