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Digital Ocean looks pretty sweet, but the advantages by going with EC2 for us are a large number of different Instance Types we can use for every task we have.

It provides us with a lot of flexibility on how to build our service.

That is true. Amazon has been in cloud hosting space for a long time to cover almost all areas required to run a server. I am rooting for competitors though who could offer more services. That should bring interesting services and drive down cost even further.

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