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Amazon Web Services (AWS) vs Bluehost

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Pricing
3 hosting plans 13 hosting plans
Starting price $5.83 / month $2.95 / month
Free domain No Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
2.0
2.5
Reliability 2.0
2.5
Pricing 2.0
2.5
User Friendly 2.0
2.5
Support 2.0
2.5
Features 2.0
2.5
User Reviews
75 reviews 265 reviews
Latest positive review
AWS Customer Support Review By someone in this business for 17 years and owns 5 other accounts with Server providers
Aziz Baroody,
10
If anyone ever wants to know the truth and facts about AWS Customer Supports Vs GoDaddy, Hostway, Hosting Source, Google, Apple READ THIS:
7 years now dealing with AWS I cannot explain how many times they have gone beyond wha... More t their rules and Regs and policies are to HELP, SUPPORT and maintain whatever it takes for AWS to serve and keep us as a client.
They are the NUMBER 1 Company and they already WON Best Customer Support globally as far as I am concerned
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Easy and productive
Marsha Hankins,
9.2
My experience with Bluehost and BlueSky Pro has been very easy and productive. I had a few problems but they were easily fixed. I could not have done this on my own.
Latest negative review
Not able to use the instances
rob pepper,
2.0
This is frustrating when I added a new user, then su newuser, couldn't go back to root by all means. It says not in sudoers afterwards. I've no root password, neither able to login from putty, it said login as ubuntu which re... More jected key, but i can login as newuser into newuser account. I sent 3 emails to support, no response. Hope I can do something here since my website is down for days. Their instances are retarded, support are horrible for simple problems such as refusing public key when login as ubuntu while I was still able to use root, their chat support won't do anything to help!
Live Chat (Case ID - 9507383051)End Chat
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Regarding case 9507383051
1:40:24 PM
HI
1:40:37 PM
Manny P.:
Hello, my name is Manny P.. I'm here to help you today.
1:40:52 PM
Yes, how to add .ssh to login folder?
1:41:12 PM
it has keys
1:41:21 PM
Manny P.:
I am pulling up the case right now.
1:42:21 PM
ok
1:44:13 PM
?
1:45:45 PM
Manny P.:
I am still reviewing the account this should take a few minutes.
1:46:24 PM
Waiting...
1:47:34 PM
Manny P.:
Are you a attempting to add a new user? Or just logging in?
1:50:26 PM
what's the difference?
1:51:11 PM
could I add a user on the fly to login?
1:51:23 PM
By default, it's ubuntu
1:51:40 PM
?
1:54:21 PM
Manny P.:
I'm looking for Docs that could help you. Since it looks your inquiry it is a bit outside our scope. Here in the Billing and Accounts department We don’t handle technical questions.
1:54:52 PM
I am able to add user, but not connecting from filezillar/ssh
1:56:00 PM
There're login keys
1:56:35 PM
?
1:58:48 PM
Manny P.:
I was able to found this Guide/Docs that It may help you
1:59:42 PM
Manny P.:
https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/k...(See full link)
1:59:46 PM
Manny P.:
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/late...(See full link)
2:00:53 PM
It's not connecting
2:01:34 PM
env
2:01:41 PM
There should be a way to restore login
2:02:30 PM
it's gone for good
2:02:41 PM
We've website on the server
2:02:56 PM
it's down
2:02:59 PM
also customers
2:03:02 PM
hw to restore it?!
2:03:10 PM
is there a backup?
2:03:23 PM
why there's only one way/one shell to login?
2:03:44 PM
??
2:07:58 PM
I've the key pair
2:08:10 PM
it should have the private key
2:08:19 PM
Manny P.:
I'm still trying to get more information from Docs, forum since this is out of our scope.
2:08:30 PM
Or someone can help restore it
Manny P.:
Open the Elastic Beanstalk console , and in the Regions list, select your AWS Region.
2:20:42 PM
Manny P.:
In the navigation pane, choose Environments, and then choose the name of your environment from the list. ...
2:20:42 PM
Manny P.:
Choose Environment actions, and then choose Rebuild environment.
2:20:42 PM
Manny P.:
Choose Rebuild.
2:20:42 PM
How?
2:21:42 PM
What it can restore?
2:21:55 PM
like Rebuild
2:22:00 PM
Manny P.:
Yes, to rebuild the env
2:22:39 PM
from brwoser or ubuntu?
2:22:45 PM
Manny P.:
From Browser
2:23:33 PM
it will restore the login user ubuntu?
2:23:54 PM
Manny P.:
Let me try to get more information about it
2:24:27 PM
Manny P.:
It's not giving me further information about the login user on Ubuntu but you can take a look a these steps:
2:26:27 PM
Manny P.:
To rebuild an environment
2:26:27 PM
Manny P.:
The following command terminates and recreates the resources in an environment named my-env:
2:26:27 PM
Manny P.:
aws elasticbeanstalk rebuild-environment --environment-name my-env
2:26:27 PM
Manny P.:
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/...(See full link)
2:26:48 PM
Manny P.:
I don't mean to rush you, but we've been idle for a few minutes. I want to make sure our chat is still connected. If you aren't able to respond in two minutes, this chat will close.
2:29:28 PM
canot use aws
2:29:58 PM
wheres the keys?
2:30:07 PM
able to get it?
2:30:22 PM
Does amaz has a way to do it then use aws?
2:31:36 PM
?
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Great Tech Support!
Nate Hedgeman,
4.8
I know this because I call them nearly every day because that is the only way to get anything done. The user portal is WIDLY inconsistent. Sometimes buttons work, sometimes they don't. Sometimes they just completely disappear... More for a while.
I have been with them for over 10 years and they have been going downhill but as of a few months ago it's just been TERRIBLE. I hate that I just renewed with them, I wish I hadnt't
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5 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes No
Asia Yes No
Oceânia Yes No
South America Yes No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
3 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat No Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
2 of 6 4 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal No No
Magento No Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
OS Support
2 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
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PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python No Yes
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
1 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 2 of 6
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Winner: Bluehost

Bruno Mirchevski Hosting Expert

Amazon Web Services and BlueHost both have a lot of nice features and a few drawbacks. They are both rated quite well by their users, and they each have a nice reliable hosting environment. Looking at the ratings from their actual users, BlueHost performs better on pricing and user friendliness. You can also get shared and VPS hosting from BlueHost, which aren’t available from Amazon. These added services and great reputation helped us to name BlueHost as the winner of this comparison.