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- 1 General
- 2 Dedicated
- 3 Cloud
- 4 DreamHost
- 5 GoDaddy
- 6 IaaS
- 7 PaaS
- IaaS - Infrastructure as a Service - provides base virtual machines - amazon, linode, etc.
- PaaS - Platform as a Service - provides servers with apps enabled, limited shell - heroku,
- SaaS - Software as a Service - provides "desktop apps" as webpage - calendar, e-mail, social network, etc.
- Review Signal: Web Hosting Reviews - turns conversations on Twitter into web hosting reviews. We've collected over 335,000 reviews about web hosting companies and publish them for consumers. Our mission is to take valuable insights publicly shared by others and transform it into useful information. Review Signal's core values are transparency and honesty. We publish all of our algorithms, benchmark our ratings against industry measurements and perform the most respected benchmarks in the WordPress community.
- lowendbox - Hosting Websites on Bare Minimum VPS/Dedicated Servers
- LowEndTalk - discussion forum
- ServerBear - A Fresh Look at Web Hosting Comparison
- http://www.lowendbox.com/ - comparison, forums
Bytemark / BigV
- An always-on reserved EC2 micro instance works out to £5.54 a month (3 year), or £7.08 a month (1 year)
- https://www.vpn.sh - £1?!
- http://www.infoworld.com/article/2865815/cloud-computing/verizon-has-no-excuse-for-planned-cloud-outage.html 
See also E-mail#Server
- http://www.heroku.com/ - Ruby, Node.js, Clojure, Java, Python, and Scala
gem install heroku foreman
- http://www.engineyard.com/ - PHP, Ruby
- http://www.appfog.com/ - Java, Python, Node, .Net, Ruby, PHP, MySQL, Mongo, PostgreSQL, and more
- https://koding.com/ - free vm
- https://omega8.cc/ - £34.18 monthly (£20.75/month for a year)
- http://www.buzzr.com/ - lullabot
Google Cloud Platform
- Cloud Shell - Browser Based Command Line | Google Cloud Platform - Google Cloud Shell provides you with command-line access to your cloud resources directly from your browser. You can easily manage your projects and resources without having to install the Google Cloud SDK or other tools on your system. With Cloud Shell, the Cloud SDK gcloud command-line tool and other utilities you need are always available, up to date and fully authenticated when you need them. 
- https://www.nitrous.io/ - free node.js basic plan
- https://zeit.co/now - node
- http://ctl-c.io/ - appfog