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Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price in plans tested at will be marked as missing.

Amazon Lightsail Genesis VMs LayerStack Ramnode
Hourly Billing  Yes No No Mixed
DDOS Protection  No Yes No No
Backups  No Yes No No
Control Panel  custom WHMCS Custom fleio
SSH Keys Setup  Yes No Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  13 1 4 5
Number of Datacenter Continents  4 1 2 2
Monitoring Charts  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Admin REST API  Yes No Yes Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  No No Yes Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  No Yes Yes Yes
Reverse DNS  No No Yes No
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards Credit cards Credit cards, Alipay Paypal, credit cards, bitcoin (BitPay)
Hidden CPU Model  No No Yes No
Affiliate Program  No Yes Yes Yes
Firewall  Yes Yes Yes Yes

Extra Services

Those services are offered by providers independently of their cloud servers.

Amazon Lightsail Genesis VMs LayerStack Ramnode
Backups  -  Instance backups or snapshots
Block storage  -  Allocate storage volumes independently of instances and attach them to instances of your choice
Object storage  -  Data storage for objects, individual files with API access
Load balancer  -  Distribute traffic across set of instances
Floating IP addresses  -  Allocate IP addresses independently of instances and attach them to instances of your choice
Team Management  -  Management of users who are authorized to handle resources in your account
Managed databases  -  Managed databases such as MySQL, Postgresql, Aurora, ...
Serverless  -  Deploy code as functions and let the provider manage where the code runs
DDoS protection  -  Distributed Denial of Service protection
Kubernetes  -  Management of Docker containers
GPU instances  -  GPU instances to run your AI workload

Datacenter Countries

The selected providers have datacenters in the following countries.

Amazon Lightsail Genesis VMs LayerStack Ramnode
South Korea
United Kingdom
United States
United States
United States
United States

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