The Basics

Hetzner
Website hetzner.com
Headquarters Germany πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ
Founded 1997
Data Center Locations 5
Example Customers Outdooractive, Bitdefender, Userlike, Whereby, Autodoc
Linode
Website www.linode.com
Headquarters United States of America πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Founded 2003
Data Center Locations 24
Example Customers Panasonic, Best Buy, WayFair and Giphy

Cost Comparison

How do Hetzner's prices compare against Linode?

Example configuration Hetzner Linode
VM Small $4.77 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (CX11) $5.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (Shared)
VM Medium $17.12 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (CPX31) $48.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (Shared)
VM Large $61.08 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (CCX33) $114.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (Dedicated)
Block Storage $5.54 / mo 100 GB $16.00 / mo 160 GB
Object Storage -- $20.00 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer $6.79 / mo LB11 $10.00 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL -- $65.00 / mo 2 CPU, 4 GB RAM, 80 GB storage
Free egress allowance 20-60 TB / mo per instance 1-20 TB / mo per instance
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $1.07 $5.00

Note: These 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 Hetzner and Linode offer:

Service Hetzner Linode
Block Storage
GPU-powered Servers --
Load Balancer
Managed Kubernetes --
Managed MySQL --
Managed PostgreSQL --
Object Storage --
Virtual Private Server (VPS)

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Our data for Hetzner was last updated on Feb. 29, 2024, and for Linode on Feb. 8, 2024.