Linode is an affordable alternative to the major cloud providers. What is interesting about Linode is that they offer a managed Kubernetes control plane with no additional cost. I'm going to set up a cluster using Terraform to test out the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) capability of Linode as well.
I am embarking on a journey to build a solid Kubernetes platform with industry best practices and security-hardening but without breaking the bank. This platform will have capabilities somewhere between a home lab setup, and an enterprise-ready deployment. Table of ContentsI will be compiling a list of pages here as
In Part 1 I looked at the single instance performance of DigitalOcean, Vultr, UpCloud and Linode. In Part 2 I will take a look at the more subjective measures of what I'm looking for in a developer-focused cloud product. Overall FeaturesMy decision will be based on some intangibles and things
I'm looking for solid VPS hosting on a modern developer-friendly and budget-friendly cloud. I use AWS heavily at work for enterprise-grade development but the price is just too high to justify personal or small project use. My CriteriaI'm looking for a good configuration for development and tinkering. API-based cloud providers