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Features and Usability

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

Bluehost Linode
Hourly Billing  No Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes Yes
Backups  Yes No
Control Panel  Custom Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  1 11
Number of Datacenter Continents  1 4
Monitoring Charts  No Yes
Admin REST API  No Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  No Yes
Reverse DNS  No Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards Credit cards, Paypal
Hidden CPU Model  No No
Affiliate Program  Yes Yes
Firewall  No Yes
Shelving  No No

Extra Services

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

Bluehost Linode
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
Private network  -  Use private IP addresses to communicate between your own instances at this provider

Datacenter Countries

The selected providers have datacenters in the following countries.

Bluehost Linode
United States
Australia
Canada
Germany
India
Japan
Singapore
United Kingdom
United States

Stengths & Weaknesses

Strengths Weaknesses
Bluehost
  • Misleading pricing.
  • Long commitments needed to get advertised prices.
Linode
  • Fast growing list of features.
  • Large choice of instance types.
  • Modern and fast management UI.
  • Large choice of datacenters.
  • Wide mix of CPUs, fast and slow, old and new.

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