Digital Ocean vs Hostinger

Comparison
Compared options Visit Digital Ocean Visit Hostinger
Pricing
13 hosting plans 18 hosting plans
Starting price $5.00 / month $0.00 / month
Free domain No Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
2.7
4.6
Reliability 2.5
4.5
Pricing 3.0
4.5
User Friendly 2.5
4.5
Support 2.5
4.5
Features 3.0
4.5
User Reviews
101 reviews 2416 reviews
Latest positive review
Great Service
John Howard,
8.8
Digital Ocean is a highly customisable cloud hosting service with reasonable rates. The only drawback for non-technical customers is you will need to configure your server VIA the command-line – the good thing is Digital Ocea... More n has easy to follow documentation that shows you how to do this among many other things. Less
Good Hosting with a Major Problem
Yusof Kenzel,
8.4
I am on Hostinger from 5 months ago, before being with them I read that the support is not great but I took the risk.
But tbh I regret being on Hostinger for the very bad support they have. I'm facing a problem since 15 days ... More and no live support can be accessed since March 7 to contact them, even I emailed support@hostinger.com but no reply.
Overall with Hostinger you will get very good hosting features but you will really miss the support at any time you need them.
If you are not working every single task and want to rely on support to solve your problems, Hostinger is not the right choice for you.
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Latest negative review
terrible hosting!
Omer Ilyasli,
2.0
I have used Digital Ocean for more than 2 years and I regret it.
I started over the recommendation of our freelancer, but in 2 years, I always had a hard time, from setting up, to managing, to backup, and performance, everyt... More hing was very hard and confusing for me. And whenever I had a problem and opened a ticket, I only received automated responses and never heard from a real person answering my messages! In the end, one of my sites was hacked because of Digital Ocean and they didn't even bother to respond to me for anything at all!
I finally pulled the plug and changed to another hosting provider which I am happy with!
So, in short, if you are not a genius with IT, stay away from Digital Ocean. Or if you use, pray that you will not have any problems and will need technical support, because if you do, support will be nowhere to be found!
Stay away at all costs! You will regret it!
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bad services
Mustafa Youssif,
2.0
Actually we bough a domain from Hostinger since 1 April we are trying to update the name servers to our hosting server but their panel which provided for domain registration is useless as i heared from them that they are prov... More iding domain registration through 3rd party which can't update our nameservers correctly since 22 days and we are totally down..
we open many tickets we contact support live chat many times we have emailed to complains email at Hostinger compliances since 1 April and the issue still not resolved..
my question is why you provide a services and we pay money non professional and they look professional but can't resolve a very basic and small issue but finally its a big because our website id down without any correct action from Hosting provider mentioned above
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Shared Hosting
No
3 plans from $1.99 to $4.99
Under $4 No

Single Shared Hosting

$1.99 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: 102.4 GB
  • Panel: other
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Single Shared Hosting plan
Under $8 No

Business

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 200 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: other
  • Number of Sites: 100
View Business plan
Over $10 No No
VPS
No
9 plans from $0.00 to $77.99
Under $4 No

Plan 1

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Plan 1 plan
Under $8 No

Plan 2

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Plan 2 plan
Over $10 No

Plan 4

$15.95 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Plan 4 plan
Cloud Hosting
13 plans from $5.00 to $960.00 3 plans from $9.99 to $69.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8

$5

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
View $5 plan
No
Over $10

$10

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
View $10 plan

Startup

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 200 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Startup plan
Website Builder
No
3 plans from $3.90 to $14.90
Under $4 No

Unleashed

$3.90 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Unleashed plan
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

eCommerce

$9.90 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View eCommerce plan
Data Centers
3 of 6 0 of 6
North America Yes No
Europe Yes No
Asia Yes No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 5 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
2 of 8 3 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python No No
Node.js Yes Yes
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
1 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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