The cloud option is the easiest way to get started with Coolify.

It is a paid service, where you can bring your own servers to a hosted Coolify instance.

Benefits of the cloud option

  • You do not need to take care of the maintenance of Coolify.
  • You get it at the same price as if you host it for yourself.
  • You get extra support.
  • You get free email notifications.
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You get all the features in the self-hosted version, but you need to take care of the maintenance of Coolify and all related services.

Benefits of the self-hosted option

  • No Hidden Costs. Cloud providers can become costly once you surpass the free tier. Once you go beyond the free tier, expenses can accumulate rapidly. There are plenty of horror stories.
  • Cost Efficient. You get way more resources for your money and you can save a lot (thousands of $) every month, like this and this and this.
  • Easier Than You Think. Servers (hardware + software) have changed a lot since cloud providers emerged. And with software (like Coolify), you can start hosting in minutes without any maintanence work.
  • Data Privacy. Currently, data privacy is a major issue. By self-hosting, you have complete control over your data and can guarantee that it is not being misused.
  • No Features Behind Paywall. Everything is included in the open-source software (OSS) version. And will always be.
  • No Limitations. You have the freedom to host an unlimited number of websites on any quantity of servers without any restrictions.
  • Nice UI. You get a simple and easy to use UI to manage your servers and applications.
  • Open Source. You can see the source code and contribute to it, if you want. You can shape the future of the software.
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