Alibaba Cloud VPS Provider Review

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From the Alibaba Cloud 'About Us' page

Alibaba Cloud, founded in 2009, is a global leader in cloud computing and artificial intelligence, providing services to thousands of enterprises, developers, and governments organizations in more than 200 countries and regions

Alibaba Cloud hosts a 'Simple Application Server' product which we will be using to perform our tests. It's similar to AWS LightSail but servers need to be pre-paid for a month in advance.


Snapshots yes
Custom ISOs no
Startup Scripts no
SSH Keys yes
Backups no
Block Storage yes
Object Storage yes
Public API no
Teams no
DNS no
Reserved Ips no
Firewall yes
Private Networking yes
Load Balancers yes
Managed Databases yes
Server Monitoring yes


Name CPUs RAM DISK Bandwidth Price (USD)
Simple Application Server 1cpu 2gb 1 vCPU 2 GB 50 GB 2000 GB $4.80
Simple Application Server 1cpu 1gb 1 vCPU 1 GB 25 GB 1000 GB $3.40