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Linode vs Vultr: What are the differences?

Developers describe Linode as "Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud". Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location. On the other hand, Vultr is detailed as "Deploy Cloud Servers, Bare Metal, and Storage worldwide". Strategically located in 16 datacenters around the globe and provides frictionless provisioning of public cloud, storage and single-tenant bare metal.

Linode and Vultr can be primarily classified as "Cloud Hosting" tools.

Some of the features offered by Linode are:

  • Deploy multiple Linux distributions
  • Create Configuration Profiles which associate disk images and device nodes
  • Boot between configuration profiles

On the other hand, Vultr provides the following key features:

  • Activate in minutes, online 24x7
  • 16 low latency locations
  • 100% SLA guaranteed

Accenture, PlayCanvas, and eTobb are some of the popular companies that use Linode, whereas Vultr is used by Cromon Media Services, Hund, and PlushForums. Linode has a broader approval, being mentioned in 130 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to Vultr, which is listed in 18 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of Linode
Pros of Vultr
  • 100
    Extremely reliable
  • 70
    Good value
  • 59
    Great customer support
  • 58
    Easy to configure
  • 36
    Great documentation
  • 24
    Servers across the world
  • 18
    Managed/hosted DNS service
  • 15
    Simple ui
  • 11
    Network and CPU usage graphs
  • 7
    IPv6 support
  • 6
    Multiple IP address support
  • 3
    Ssh access
  • 3
    Good price, good cusomter sevice
  • 2
    IP address fail over support
  • 2
    SSH root access
  • 1
    Great performance compared to EC2 or DO
  • 1
    It runs apps with speed
  • 1
    Best customizable VPS
  • 1
    Latest kernels
  • 1
    Cheapest
  • 1
    Ssds
  • 3
    <a href="https://hostandprotect.com/">secure</a>
  • 2
    Affordable
  • 2
    Cloud Based

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Cons of Linode
Cons of Vultr
  • 2
    No "floating IP" support
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    What is Linode?

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

    What is Vultr?

    Strategically located in 16 datacenters around the globe and provides frictionless provisioning of public cloud, storage and single-tenant bare metal.

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