Microsoft Azure Alternatives for Linux

    Microsoft Azure is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is DigitalOcean. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Heroku or OpenShift. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Microsoft Azure and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Microsoft Azure are Vultr (Paid), Linode (Paid), Vercel (Freemium, Open Source) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 31, 2021

    1. Deploy, manage, and scale cloud applications faster and more efficiently on DigitalOcean. We make managing infrastructure easy for teams and businesses, whether you’re running one virtual machine or ten thousand.
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    2. Heroku is a cloud application platform for Ruby, Rails, Node.js, Java, Python, Scala and Clojure web apps. Everything you need to build, run, and scale: Dynos: Run virtually any language at any scale. Database: Enterprise-grade Postgres as a service.
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      Most users think Heroku is a great alternative to Microsoft Azure.


    3. OpenShift is Red Hat's free, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) for applications. As an application platform in the cloud, OpenShift manages the stack so you can focus on your code.
      Most users think OpenShift is a great alternative to Microsoft Azure.
    4. Vultr, founded in 2014, is on a mission to empower developers and businesses by simplifying the deployment of infrastructure via its advanced cloud platform.
    5. Linode’s cloud computing platform was launched in 2003, to accelerate innovation by making Linux virtual machines simple, affordable, and accessible to all.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • GitHub Gist
      • npm
      Make Cloud Computing as Easy and Accessible as Mobile Computing. We build products for developers and designers. And those who aspire to become one. Easy To be truly easy, cloud computing should be as easy as a tap or command.
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    6. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
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    7. Nanobox is the ideal platform for developers. Taking on the role of DevOps, so you don't have to, Nanobox does all your infrastructure creation, configuration, and management, so you're able to focus on code, not config.

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      A WARNING announced from its website :
      Nanobox is reaching its end of life on March 31, 2021.
      After that time, you will be unable to access the Nanobox service.

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    8. Manage Your Infrastructure at Scale. Build your cloud infrastructure in seconds. Multiple Datacenters Maximize your services reliability by running your infrastructure through autonomous facilities that are spread accross multiple geographic regions. 99.
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    9. Hetzner Online is a professional web hosting provider and experienced data center operator. Since 1997 the company has provided private and business clients with high-performance hosting products as well as the necessary infrastructure for the efficient operation of websites.
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