Compare Linode vs DigitalOcean BETA

See how working at Linode vs. DigitalOcean compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Linode vs. DigitalOcean. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Linode

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DigitalOcean

Employee Ratings

  • DigitalOcean scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 50 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 216 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.4
DigitalOcean employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Linode employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
DigitalOcean employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Linode employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.6
DigitalOcean employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Linode employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Senior Management
4.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Culture & Values
4.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Linode Ceo Chris Aker
84%
84%Chris Aker
CEO Approval
DigitalOcean Ceo Yancey Spruill
96%
96%Yancey Spruill
DigitalOcean employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Linode employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
% Recommend to a friend
92%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
88%
DigitalOcean employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 28% higher than Linode employees rated theirs.

Salaries

DigitalOcean has 210 more total submitted salaries than Linode.
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What Employees Say

  • "Digitalocean" was the most mentioned Pro at DigitalOcean.
  • "Digitalocean" was the most mentioned Con at DigitalOcean.
Pros
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Pros
"Digitalocean"(in 22 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 17 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Digitalocean"(in 12 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 10 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Technical Support

I have been working at Linode full-time

Pros

amazing culture and opportunities for growth

Cons

overnight hours were sometimes necessary

Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern

I have been working at DigitalOcean

Pros

everyone at DO is so nice, encouraging, and helpful! It exceeds all expectations I had for a company and raises a new bar in terms of culture and work-life balance.

Cons

I have no cons here.

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