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Linode vs Kamatera

Comparison
Compared options Visit Linode Visit Kamatera
Pricing
28 hosting plans 21 hosting plans
Starting price $5.00 / month $4.00 / month
Free domain No No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
3.4
4.9
Reliability 3.5
5.0
Pricing 3.5
5.0
User Friendly 3.5
5.0
Support 3.5
5.0
Features 3.5
5.0
User Reviews
29 reviews 128 reviews
Latest positive review
Does What It Says
Baruch Ben-David,
8.8
I was first attracted by the simple pricing scheme, and the fact that they let you pay per month. Setting up my account was simple. Starting my node was as easy as selecting a distribution to run. I also liked the fact tha... More t if I didn't find the node adequate, I could cancel within seven days and get a refund. In fact, if memory serves, they didn't deduct the fee until the seven days had elapsed (don't quote me on that; I could be wrong).
I had a question early on, and requested information. They got back to me within a short time, a matter of a few hours or so. They were courteous and effective.
I am well pleased with linode.com, and would definitely recommend it to my friends, if they needed a VPS.
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Was really satisfied
Nal Bec,
10
Contacted them on Live Chat. Asked for help. Their agent gave me all the info I asked for (and more) . Was patient. Great service. Will make business with them again.
Latest negative review
Serious rubbish
Robert Hill,
2.0
Why would you use a host with such a limited administrative options? Who does it nowadays? Its like a little kids sandbox hosting, where if something goes wrong, you don't even have means of figuring out, what happened. Utter... More and total S - H - I - T.
And by the way. I would have given them 1 out of 10, but this side does not allow less than 2.
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Incompetent and rude support
Slavko Lazovski,
4.4
Not recommended.
Support feels rude and apply obsessive marketing, like "Hey, I don't get, why you don't want to give me your mail, no spam guaranteed".
At the end i didn't manage to connect any of my credit cards for unknown... More reason. They said i should write to billing team for manual card connection. Previously not problem with this cards for any services. Less
VPS
No
19 plans from $4.00 to $2,397.00
Under $4 No

1 vCPU (Type A, 2667MHz, 1024MB)

$4.00 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Under $8 No

1 vCPU (Type A, 2667MHz, 2048MB)

$6.00 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10 No

2 vCPU (Type A, 5333MHz, 2048MB)

$12.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
13 plans from $20.00 to $4,000.00 2 plans from $19.00 to $30.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Dedicated CPU 4GB

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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1 vCPU (Type D, 2667MHz, 1024MB)

$19.00 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
15 plans from $5.00 to $960.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Shared Linode 1GB

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

Shared Linode 2GB

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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No
Data Centers
4 of 6 3 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceania Yes No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
4 of 6 3 of 6
Live Chat No Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides No No
Knowledgebase Yes No
CMS support
2 of 9 5 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No Yes
Joomla No Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento No Yes
Fantastico No No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
Zen Cart No No
OS Support
1 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 7 7 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python Yes Yes
Node.js No Yes
Django Yes Yes
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No Yes
Database Support
3 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB Yes Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL Yes Yes
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 1 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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