When comparing RamNode vs GitLab Pages, the Slant community recommends GitLab Pages for most people. In the question“What are the best hosting solutions for personal websites/blogs?” GitLab Pages is ranked 5th while RamNode is ranked 10th. The most important reason people chose GitLab Pages is:
Gitlab pages are quick and simple to setup, with [documentation](http://doc.gitlab.com/ee/pages/) that's short and fast to read through.
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Ramnode is a very cheap VPS provider. With its cheapest plan being only $15/yr for 128MB of RAM. Which is not much but for a small website not expecting a lot of traffic is pretty good. Plus, not many other VPS providers offer this kind of option. There is CPanel shared hosting for $4/mo and a $10 VPS will get you twice the resources as most competitors.
Pro Good performance
RamNode usually has some pretty good performance according to benchmarks. Of course, VPS benchmarks are not very reliable but RamNode consistently ranks pretty high in them.
Pro Support is responsive
Even on a Saturday night RamNode support responds to a ticket in less than 15 minutes.
Pro Easy to setup
Gitlab pages are quick and simple to setup, with documentation that's short and fast to read through.
Pro Regular updates
GitLab is being constantly worked on and has a new release every month.
Pro Free private repositories
On gitlab.com you can have free private repositories.
Pro Open Source
Unlike BitBucket or GitHub, GitLab itself is Open Source. Even EE (which is needed for pages, but is free on Gitlab.com) is "source available".
Con Doesn't give you many advanced functionalities
Compared to other VPS providers, the Admin interface for RamNode is rather limited. For example, scaling your instances up and down is not as advanced.