DigitalOcean: First Impression

My venture with VULTR ended prematurely, time to move onto a more popular platform – Digital Ocean. It’s one of the first to offer an all-ssd cloud offering.

Its ability to provide HTML5-based machine consoles is very interesting. For what I know, this feature does not exist on more advanced platforms like AWS / Azure. Continue reading “DigitalOcean: First Impression”

VULTR: First impression

I’s in search for a cheaper cloud service and VULTR is definitely one of them.

My first impression isn’t so great as it took more than 20min to provision a CentOS 7 instance. I’m starting to doubt if the instance will ever come up, or they have really really slow SSD, or their provisioning module isn’t working.

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