The Basics

Linode
Website www.linode.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2003
Data Center Locations 24
Example Customers Panasonic, Best Buy, WayFair and Giphy
Vultr
Website www.vultr.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2014
Data Center Locations 32
Example Customers Edgegap, 3XC, CloudQuant, WP Bolt, VirtualShield

Cost Comparison

How do Linode's prices compare against Vultr?

Example configuration Linode Vultr
VM Small $5.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (Shared) $5.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (Shared)
VM Medium $48.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (Shared) $40.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (Shared)
VM Large $114.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (Dedicated) $160.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (CPU-Optimized)
Block Storage $16.00 / mo 160 GB $10.00 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $20.00 / mo 1 TB $6.00 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer $10.00 / mo $10.00 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL $65.00 / mo 2 CPU, 4 GB RAM, 80 GB storage $60.00 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 80 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $15.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 1-20 TB / mo per instance 2 TB / mo for most services
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $5.00 $10.00

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 Linode and Vultr offer:

Service Linode Vultr
Block Storage
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers
Load Balancer
Managed Kubernetes
Managed MySQL
Managed PostgreSQL
Managed Redis®* --
Object Storage
Virtual Private Server (VPS)

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Our data for Linode was last updated on Feb. 8, 2024, and for Vultr on Feb. 19, 2024.