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Features and Usability

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Hostwinds Scaleway
Hourly Billing  No Yes
DDOS Protection  No Yes
Backups  No Yes
Control Panel  Custom Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  3 3
Number of Datacenter Continents  2 1
Monitoring Charts  Yes No
Admin REST API  Yes Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes No
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes No
Reverse DNS  Yes Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit card, PayPal, AliPay, cryptocurrencies Credit Cards
Hidden CPU Model  No No
Affiliate Program  Yes No
Firewall  Yes No
Shelving  No Yes

Extra Services

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

Hostwinds Scaleway
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.

Hostwinds Scaleway
Netherlands
United States
France
Netherlands
Poland

Stengths & Weaknesses

Strengths Weaknesses
Hostwinds
Scaleway
  • Very large catalog of cloud features.
  • Fast and modern UI.
  • Mostly on the slow and expensive side.

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