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Features and Usability

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

AdvancedHosting ArticHost Hetzner IONOS by 1&1
Hourly Billing  Yes No Yes Mixed
DDOS Protection  No Yes Yes No
Backups  No Yes No No
Control Panel  Custom (websa) WHMCS, Virtualizor Custom Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  2 1 3 4
Number of Datacenter Continents  2 1 1 2
Monitoring Charts  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Admin REST API  Yes No Yes Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes No Yes Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  No Yes No No
Reverse DNS  Yes No Yes Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards, Interkassa Credit cards, Paypal Credit cards, Paypal Credit cards, Paypal
Hidden CPU Model  No No Yes No
Affiliate Program  No No No Yes
Firewall  Yes No No Yes
Shelving  No No No No

Extra Services

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

AdvancedHosting ArticHost Hetzner IONOS by 1&1
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.

AdvancedHosting ArticHost Hetzner IONOS by 1&1
United States
United States
United Kingdom
United States

Stengths & Weaknesses

Strengths Weaknesses
  • Free backups.
  • DDoS protection included with VPS.
  • Single datacenter.
  • Choice of local or network storage.
  • Choice of dedicated CPU resources.
  • 3 datacenters but all in Europe.
IONOS by 1&1
  • Free load balancer.
  • Unlimited traffic.
  • Slowish management UI.
  • No support ticket system, support is on the phone or through live chat.

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