Published Fri, Mar 20, 2020 2:49 PM
Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, DigitalOcean and other provide software engineers and SREs with plenty to play with, but what's the cost? I've used probably close to a dozen services including Rackspace, HP and Linode. Let's have a look at pricing.
This Saturday I decided to move an old website, AndroidEverywhere.com, from AWS to DigitalOcean after the monthly $62 Amazon bill hit more sense than dollars. Or however that goes. Since I love DigitalOcean I decided to move there. VM's there are cheap, $5/month, to be exact. Does performance take a hit?
No, not for small websites. If you're getting under 10,000 users per month it doesn't really matter what VM you're on. Just don't do on-prem.
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