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It sounds like you're describing something like the Azure Marketplace or AWS Marketplace. I have no idea if Digital Ocean, Linode, or any of the other niche cloud providers have a similar platform, but there isn't a single answer that is applicable across every provider.
Don't do this with traditional AD DS. If you have to go cloud-only, you should use the Azure Active Directory SaaS solution with Intune for management and Windows 10 on the desktop. You lose things like Kerberos, GPO, etc, but you gain a great amount of flexibility and have no infrastructure to manage. As I said, this isn't a 1:1 comparison of features ...
As of April 2016, Elastic Beanstalk supports automatic platform updates: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2016/04/aws-elastic-beanstalk-introduces-managed-platform-updates/
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