VPS service providers have data centers located all over the world. You need managed anycast IP-addresses to direct users to the nearest VPS location.
The French VPS provider Scaleway doesn’t deliver promised features like IPv6, reverse DNS, or Linux distribution availability.
Linode required me to agree to updated Terms of Service with not enough time to review them. Hetzner’s full contract was shorter than Linode’s preamble.
Two popular VPS providers, Linode and Vultr, no longer modify their Fedora Linux distributions to disable the SELinux security feature by default.
Be wary when entering DNS TXT records in the Linode DNS Manager. The web interface doesn’t properly normalize user input.
Learn how to restore your Linode servers from backup using the Linode Manager.
I’ve migrated from DigitalOcean to Linode. I was surprised to learn it used a Unified Linux Kernel (with no SELinux support) instead of the upstream kernel.
I’ve migrated all my websites to DigitalOcean and saved 85% on hosting compared to my previous VPS provider.