This topic describes the benefits of Simple Application Server. This topic also compares the key features of Simple Application Server with virtual private servers (VPS) and webspaces. You can build a simple application server as a single cloud server and use the server to manage applications.
- You can deploy and use simple application servers with just a few clicks.
- You can use Simple Application Server to manage applications and perform operations and maintenance.
- Simple Application Server is integrated with other Alibaba Cloud services.
- High performance: Simple Application Server uses the resources of Elastic Compute Service (ECS) and is equipped with standard SSDs.
- Low price: Simple Application Server provides cost-effective subscription plans than other cloud resources.
Comparison of key features
|Feature||Simple Application Server||VPS||Webspace|
|Custom image||Supported||Not supported||Not supported|
|Independent IP address||Supported||Supported||Not supported|
|Remote server logon||Supported||Supported||Not supported|
|Server management and monitoring||Supported||Supported||Not supported|
|Server-based application management||Supported||Not supported||Not supported|
|Data backup||Supported||Not supported||Not supported|
|Domain name management||Supported||Not supported||Supported|
|HTTPS-encrypted access enabled with just a few clicks||Supported||Not supported||Not supported|
|Remote website logon over Secure Shell (SSH)||Supported||Not supported||Not supported|
|Integration of commonly used cloud services||Supported||Not supported||Not supported|