GoDaddy vs Linode

Comparison
Compared options Visit GoDaddy Visit Linode
Pricing
23 hosting plans 30 hosting plans
Starting price $2.99 / month $5.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.5
3.3
Reliability 1.5
3.5
Pricing 1.5
3.5
User Friendly 1.5
3.0
Support 1.5
3.0
Features 1.5
3.5
User Reviews
607 reviews 34 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.
Best I've used
Robert Evinger,
10
I've been running a personal and business website for myself and wife for over 20 years. Tried a number of providers and switched to Linode about 3 years ago. Best price and stability than prior providers I've used.
I'm using... More a Nanode as all my sites are low volume. If you are comfortable with Linux administration its a good deal. Less
Latest negative review
No reason anymore to keep GoDaddy
Eric Rothmuller,
3.6
I own an online marketing company and I've always used GoDaddy and recommended GoDaddy to my clients. Their services have always been a little clunky and has had it's issues but their customer service was the one reason I stu... More ck with them for so many years. Their customer service was impeccable for seemingly a decade. Now it seems they have outsourced their customer service and it is atrocious. Issues take 3+ calls to resolve now, the wait times are much longer, and the service reps seem absolutely incompetent. The only reason I've ever truly had to stick with GoDaddy for over a decade is now gone and I'll be moving my clients and my domain, email, and web hosting needs elsewhere. Less
Misleading regarding traffic usage
Sergio M,
2.0
Users must be very careful regarding how overall traffic usage is prorated. I lost $68 as consequence of the confusing and misleading explanation regarding traffic usage and no warning at all after closing my account. A theft
Shared Hosting
7 plans from $2.99 to $419.99 2 plans from $5.00 to $4,000.00
Under $4

Economy

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Economy plan
No
Under $8

Economy Windows

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: plesk
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Economy Windows plan

Shared 1

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Shared 1 plan
Over $10

Deluxe

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 10
View Deluxe plan

Shared 2

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: 4 TB
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Shared 2 plan
VPS
4 plans from $2.99 to $419.99
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 $2.99 to $419.99 13 plans from $5.00 to $4,000.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

DS-32

$129.99 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View DS-32 plan

Dedicated CPU 4GB

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Dedicated CPU 4GB plan
Cloud Hosting
No
15 plans from $5.00 to $4,000.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Shared Linode 1GB

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

Shared Linode 2GB

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
View Shared Linode 2GB plan
Website Builder
1 plan from $2.99 to $419.99
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 $2.99 to $419.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Domain Validation (DV) SSL

$89.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Domain Validation (DV) SSL plan
No
Data Centers
3 of 6 4 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceânia No Yes
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 2 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes No
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
OS Support
2 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 8 4 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python No Yes
Node.js No Yes
Django No Yes
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails Yes No
ASP.NET Yes No
Database Support
0 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL No Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 1 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card No Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer Yes No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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