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Comparison
Compared options Visit GoDaddy Visit Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Pricing
22 hosting plans 3 hosting plans
Starting price $4.99 / month $5.83 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.5
2.0
Reliability 1.5
2.0
Pricing 1.5
2.0
User Friendly 1.5
2.0
Support 1.5
2.0
Features 1.5
2.0
User Reviews
601 reviews 78 reviews
Latest positive review
Nice Hosting
Muzaffer Bhat,
8.8
I host a blog site http://digitalbhat.com with GoDaddy and found it satisfactory. I recommend this host to all on merit basis and overall experience I had with the service provider.
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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Latest negative review
Teuer, schwach, schlechter Support, keine Vertragstreue
Andreas Maresch,
2.4
Oberstes Gebot bei Godaddy scheint zu sein: Der Kunde muss zahlen! Für alles, ständig, und zwar viel!
Automatische langjährige Vertragsverlängerungen (ohne auch nur den Hauch eines Rabattes!) sind automatisch voreingestellt
... More Dafür erlaubt sich Godaddy, die Leistung nach eigenem Gutdünken zu verändern und einzuschränken. Auf Rückfrage "lernt" man dann (sofern man eine Antwort erhält), dass das ja alles nur zum Besten für die Kunden sei (woher man das weiß? Keine Ahnung - ich jedenfalls wurde noch nie gefragt).
Es gibt sogar einen eigenen Wikipedia-Eintrag zu den Klagen, die gegen Godaddy geführt wurden und werden - das sagt ja wohl alles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_controversies_involving_GoDaddy
Ich kann nur raten: Finger weg von diesem "Service"! Es gibt bessere, für weniger Geld.
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The worst customer service
Patricia Da Silva,
2.0
I got charge after cancel account. Extremely hard to get in touch with someone. When I talk about cancel the chat just stop. Have to contact many times. Now trying to get refund is Almost impossible. Never never sign up for t... More his. Communication should be the first priority of every business. Less
Shared Hosting
6 plans from $5.99 to $39.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Economy

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Economy plan
No
Over $10

Ultimate

$12.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Ultimate plan
No
VPS
4 plans from $4.99 to $69.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Enhance

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Enhance plan
No
Over $10

Launch

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Launch plan
No
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $129.99 to $399.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

DS-32

$129.99 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View DS-32 plan
No
Cloud Hosting
No
3 plans from $5.83 to $1,440.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

EC2 Spot Instances - m3.medium

$5.83 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View EC2 Spot Instances - m3.medium plan
Over $10 No

EC2 Reserved instances - M3.Large

$73.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View EC2 Reserved instances - M3.Large plan
Website Builder
1 plan from $19.99 to $19.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Launch

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Launch plan
No
SSL
3 plans from $63.99 to $135.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard SSL DV

$63.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard SSL DV plan
No
Data Centers
0 of 6 5 of 6
North America No Yes
Europe No Yes
Asia No Yes
Oceânia No Yes
South America No Yes
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 3 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 2 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes No
Magento Yes No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
1 of 8 1 of 8
PHP No Yes
Java No No
Python No No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET Yes No
Database Support
0 of 3 1 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL No Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card No Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer Yes Yes
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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Winner

Winner

Winner: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Eliran Ouzan Web Designer & Hosting Expert

Amazon Web Services and GoDaddy are both iconic companies in the web hosting industry, but rather than name recognition, we are looking just at hosting quality in this comparison. For quality, Amazon Web Services outperforms GoDaddy in many significant ways. First, they are a more reliable hosting provider, which is among the most essential things. They also offer better technical support, and support for more types of services. On top of all the other advantages, they also keep their prices very competitive, which is why they are the winner of this matchup.