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Equinix Metal

Global, automated, and interconnected bare metal on Platform Equinix.
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What is Equinix Metal?

As part of Equinix — the world’s digital infrastructure company — we provide automated & interconnected infrastructure. Formerly Packet, now Equinix Metal™.
Equinix Metal is a tool in the Cloud Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses Equinix Metal?

14 companies reportedly use Equinix Metal in their tech stacks, including HashiCorp, Grafana, and Qubitro.

29 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Equinix Metal.

Equinix Metal Integrations

Terraform, Ansible, Red Hat OpenShift, Rancher, and VMware vSphere are some of the popular tools that integrate with Equinix Metal. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Equinix Metal.
Pros of Equinix Metal
Great performance
No multi tenancy
Fantastic customer support
Decisions about Equinix Metal

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Equinix Metal in their tech stack.

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  1. Why Equinix Metal baremetal why not AWS?

  2. How fault torance in equinix baremetal? Hardware level? VM level? Who will do bios upgrade?

  3. What is equinix responsibility and customer?

  4. Who will manage vmware infrasture?

  5. Cost EBM VS AWS?

  6. If we provision a new server how long it will take?

  7. Data Replication and Backups

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Equinix Metal's Features

  • Automated bare metal
  • Native Equinix Fabric integration
  • AMD, Arm and Intel Configs
  • Simple hourly pricing starting at $.50/hr
  • CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Flatcar Linux, Windows, ESXi, and FreeBSD on demand
  • Cloud-Init and Cloud-Config compatible
  • Advanced network with native IPv6
  • Bring your own IP space.

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Equinix Metal's Followers
62 developers follow Equinix Metal to keep up with related blogs and decisions.