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Dreamhost GigsGigsCloud IONOS by 1&1 UpCloud
Hourly Billing  Yes No Mixed Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes No No No
Backups  Yes No No Yes
Control Panel  Builtin Custom Custom Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes No Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  1 4 4 8
Number of Datacenter Continents  1 2 2 3
Monitoring Charts  No Yes Yes Yes
Admin REST API  Yes No Yes Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  No Yes No No
Reverse DNS  No No Yes Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards, Paypal, Check Credit cards, Paypal, ALipay Credit cards, Paypal Credit cards, Paypal
Hidden CPU Model  No No No No
Affiliate Program  Yes Yes Yes No
Firewall  Yes No Yes No

Extra Services

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

Dreamhost GigsGigsCloud IONOS by 1&1 UpCloud
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
Teams  -  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

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