Startup Resources: Hosting Options

Compare racking your own servers versus using services such as Amazon EC2, Heroku, Rackspace, and Digital Ocean. See the "Software Delivery" chapter in Part II, Technologies for more info.

  1. Cloud hosting
  2. Dedicated Server Hosting
  3. Colocation
  4. Hosting static sites
  5. Domain Registrars

These startup resources are based on the book Hello, Startup: A Programmer's Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams by Yevgeniy Brikman. These resources are a work in a progress. They are also open source, so you can add your contributions by submitting a pull request to the Hello, Startup GitHub Repository. To see how these resources fit into the bigger picture, check out the The Startup Checklist, which is a comprehensive collection of everything you need to do to launch a startup.