Comments for WhatsTheHost – Best Hosting Reviews by Real People https://www.whatsthehost.com Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:35:20 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1 Comment on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Hosting vs BlueHost by Alex https://www.whatsthehost.com/amazon-web-services-aws-hosting-vs-bluehost/#comment-12 Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:35:20 +0000 https://www.whatsthehost.com/?p=716#comment-12 Great article. I agree that AWS is the clear winner. I’ve been switching all my web properties from BH to AWS and the difference is night and day. A couple other important differences:
1. AWS is much faster than BH, I haven’t personally done benchmark tests but if you search Google, they’re out there
2. AWS pricing is different for everyone. A T2 Micro instance is $.01 per hour and the first year is free.
3. If you purchase a reserved instance of 12, 24 or 36 months the rate comes down substantially. That’s probably the best apples-to-apples comparison with BH because their minimum term is 12 months.

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