HP Cloud Compute vs Packet: What are the differences?
Developers describe HP Cloud Compute as "Deploy Scalable Virtual Servers on Demand". Now backed by an industry-leading Service Level Agreement, HP Cloud Compute delivers reliable computing resources to handle your production workloads. Configure and scale your capacity in an open cloud environment. With HP Cloud Compute, you gain control over your workloads while only paying for the resources you actually use. On the other hand, Packet is detailed as "The Leading Bare Metal Cloud for Developers". Deploy screaming fast dedicated servers in under 10 minutes via portal, API, or common cloud orchestration tools. No hypervisor, modern IPv6 network, and hourly pricing.
HP Cloud Compute and Packet can be primarily classified as "Cloud Hosting" tools.
Some of the features offered by HP Cloud Compute are:
- Open. Avoid vendor lock-in by using open source-based architecture and standards-based APIs.
- Control. You have control of your instances and app development. Use root-level access to deploy applications, install required packages, and customize default security groups.
- Reliable. Performance and reliability are backed by HP’s Service Level Agreement with at least 99.95% monthly availability.
On the other hand, Packet provides the following key features:
- Premium configs, always available
- Fully dedicated, no hypervisors
- Deploy in less than 10 minutes