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Amazon EC2 vs VPS or shared hosting

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by cnick79, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. cnick79

    cnick79 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Jun 10, 2010
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    Anyone use Amazon EC2 hosting? How do they compare both in performance and price to shared hosting and a VPS? It's hard to gauge how much EC2 will cost since you pay for up time and data transfers IN and OUT. It looks like there is a free tier if you stay within the Micro instance. Does anyone have any experiences with Amazon?