The Basics

Alibaba Cloud
Website www.alibabacloud.com
Headquarters Singapore 🇸🇬
Founded 2009
Data Center Locations 30
Example Customers Taobao, Henkel, Hang Seng Bank, Tiger Brokers
UpCloud
Website upcloud.com
Headquarters Finland 🇫🇮
Founded 2012
Data Center Locations 13
Example Customers Xensam, HackTheBox, LeadDesk

Cost Comparison

How do Alibaba Cloud's prices compare against UpCloud?

Example configuration Alibaba Cloud UpCloud
VM Small $15.21 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GiB RAM (ecs.xn4.small) $7.62 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (General)
VM Medium $89.79 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GiB RAM (ecs.c7.xlarge) $56.63 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (General)
VM Large $170.49 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GiB RAM (ecs.c7.2xlarge) $174.24 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (High CPU)
Block Storage $11.20 / mo 100 GB (Enhanced SSD PL0) $23.96 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $43.84 / mo 1 TB, 250 GB reads, 100 GB writes $21.78 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer $16.56 / mo Small I (slb.s1.small) $10.89 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL $114.92 / mo 2 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (general-purpose) $65.34 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage
Managed Redis®* $43.09 / mo 1 GB Performance-enhanced (HA) $54.45 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 10 GB / mo --
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $74.00 $0.074 / GB Free and unlimited

Note: Our pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Alibaba Cloud and UpCloud offer:

Service Alibaba Cloud UpCloud
Block Storage
Content Delivery Network (CDN) --
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers --
Load Balancer
Managed Containers --
Managed Kubernetes
Managed MySQL
Managed PostgreSQL
Managed Redis®*
Object Storage
Serverless Cron Jobs --
Serverless Functions --
Static Sites --
Virtual Private Server (VPS) --

Related Comparisons

Want to see how Alibaba Cloud and UpCloud compare against other providers? Check out these other comparisons:

More comparisons

Our data for Alibaba Cloud was last updated on Feb. 14, 2024, and for UpCloud on May 28, 2024.