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    Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?


    by srivastavapri33 ·


    I just want to know the exact difference between them and which one is better to use for cloud computing.

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      by wm.m.thompson ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      AWS is free, from my experience so far and Azure is

    • #2423497

      cloud computing

      by pikusage ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      Key Differences Between AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud. AWS provides instances of virtual servers and virtual machines. Azure provides the virtual hard disks and Google cloud provides the virtual machine instances. For the Google cloud or cloud computing, it can be from On-demand and sustain use.
      For cloud computing, GCP is the best. You use a cloud platform such as GCP when you require to build and run an application that can leverage the power of hyper-scale data centers in some way: to reach users worldwide, or to borrow sophisticated analytics and AI functions, or to use huge data storage, or to take advantage of cost efficiencies.

    • #2423471

      Azure coupled with StoneFly SCVM

      by henrycartersmith ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      Azure is 4-12% inexpensive when compared to AWS. Both have similar PaaS capabilities but Azure is much faster compared to AWS which is the most essential component when it comes to cloud computing.
      Microsoft Azure Cloud delivers enterprise-grade reliability, scalability, and availability. With StoneFly’s storage solutions in Azure, enterprise users can create cloud backups, replicate enterprise workloads and mission-critical Virtual Machines (VMs), configure delta-based snapshots, and archive data for an indefinite period of time from a single centralized management console.

    • #2418129

      Which is better AWS, Azure or GCP?

      by pooja1588142131 ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      AWS is more popular in this cloud battle of Azure vs AWS vs Google Cloud because it mostly comes out as a winner of all the major cloud providers, today. But, it’s hard to say for how long AWS will lead as a cloud provider, as Azure and GCP are also working to become top cloud providers. AWS has been the first of its kind, but Azure and GCP are also ready with their strengths. Azure cloud is mostly used by several organizations that use MS tools because it is easy to integrate MS tools with Azure cloud whereas, GCP is offering the best pricing model for the organizational infrastructure, and users need it because Google Search engine and YouTube can run on it.
      So, if we consider all these things, then it would be better to say that it’s not about selecting the best cloud providers, but it is about selecting the best-suited cloud provider as per your needs.

    • #2418446

      AWS vs Azure vs GCP

      by nicolebavis7 ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      There is no one-size-fits-all answer. It depends what you’re using public cloud for. They each have their own service catalog, pricing and purchasing variations.

      Compute products make up about ⅔ of most companies’ cloud bills, so the similarities and differences here will account for the core of most users’ cloud experiences.

      Pricing can also be a determining factor of why someone selects one cloud provider over the other. One way to compare the prices is by selecting a particular resource type, finding comparable versions across the cloud providers, and comparing prices. For the most accurate results, pull up each cloud provider’s price list. Of course, not all instance types will be as easy to compare across providers – especially once you get outside the core compute offerings into options that are more variable, more configurable, and perhaps even charged differently.

      There are also a handful of available purchasing options offered by each of the cloud providers. Again, depending on your needs, one of these options may be more appealing than the others. An example of a purchasing option is reservations – each of the major cloud providers offers a way for customers to purchase compute capacity in advance in exchange for a discount: AWS Reserved Instances, Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances, and Google Committed Use discounts.

      Another discounting mechanism is the idea of spot instances in AWS, low-priority VMs in Azure, and preemptible VMs, as they’re called on Google. Google Cloud Platform offers another cost-saving option that doesn’t have a direct equivalent in AWS or Azure: Sustained Use Discounts.

      A last sort of purchasing option is related to contract agreements. With all three major cloud providers, enterprise contracts are available. Typically, these are aimed at enterprise customers, and encourage large companies to commit to specific levels of usage and spend in exchange for an across-the-board discount – for example, AWS EDPs and Azure Enterprise Agreements.

      So, it’s hard to say that one cloud provider is better than the other when, on many variables, their offerings are so similar as to be equivalent. But, If there’s a particular area that’s especially important to your business (such as serverless, or integration with Microsoft applications), you may find that it becomes the deciding factor.

      There’s also always the option to use multiple clouds so you will have access to the advantages of each provider.

    • #2422155

      AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      by pistle123 ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      The following are some important aspects wherein Azure scores over AWS.

      1)PaaS Capabilities
      Both Azure and AWS offer similar IaaS capabilities for virtual machines, networking, and storage. However, Azure provides stronger PaaS capabilities which is an important piece of Cloud infrastructure today. Microsoft Azure PaaS provides application developers with the environment, tools, and building blocks that they need to rapidly build and deploy new cloud services. It also provides the vital ‘dev-ops’ connections which are important for monitoring, managing, and continually fine tuning those apps. With Azure PaaS, much of the infrastructure management is taken care of behind the scenes by Microsoft. Thus, Azure development allows for a 100% focus on innovation.
      2)Net Compatibility
      Azure’s compatibility with the .Net programming language is one of the most useful benefits of Azure, which gives Microsoft a clear upper hand over AWS and the rest of the competitors. Azure has been built and optimized to work consistently with both old and new applications developed using the .Net programming framework. It is much easier and straightforward for enterprises to move their Windows apps to Azure Cloud as opposed to AWS or others. Thus for the several organizations that use .Net based enterprise apps, Azure is the obvious choice.
      3)Security Offerings
      Azure has been designed based on Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) which is an industry leading assurance process. It comprises security at its core and private data and services stay secured and protected while they are on Azure Cloud.
      4)Hybrid solutions for Seamless Cloud Connectivity
      While Amazon is still testing the hybrid waters, Azure already has its hybrid capabilities in place. It seamlessly connects datacenters to the Cloud. Azure provides a consistent platform which facilities easy mobility between on-premises and the public Cloud.
      5)Integrated Environment
      Azure brings to the table an integrated environment for developing, testing, and deploying Cloud apps. The choice of frameworks lies with the client, and open development languages further add to the flexibility for Azure migration. Additionally, ready-made services like web, mobile, media in addition to APIs and templates can be leveraged to kick start Azure application development. Azure PaaS brings together all the applications, data, devices, and partners, both on-premises and in the Cloud.

    • #2422063

      AWS VS Azure VS GCP

      by jessewalter375 ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      In the case of AWS, a very basic instance that includes 2 virtual CPUs and 8 GB of RAM will cost you around US$69 per month.

      For the same type of instance, i.e., an instance with 2 vCPUs and 8 GB of RAM, in Azure, will cost you around US$70/month.

      Compared to AWS, GCP will provide you the most basic instance, containing 2 virtual CPUs and 8 GB of RAM at a 25 percent cheaper rate. So, it will cost you around US$52/month.

      Hope this is helpful

    • #3940217

      Best Cloud Computing for Startups

      by crimsonbeans ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      Every customer expects an uninterrupted user experience & service. So, as a startup, you need to make sure about the scalability and frequent progress of your IT operations to meet the customer demands. Cloud computing is helpful for your business to lay the foundation for long-term growth.

      Startups are using cloud solutions for reasons that extend beyond finance. With traditional IT infrastructure solution, scaling up & down was challenging as an in-house infrastructure needs to be renovated, often at great cost. So, here are some major reasons Why Startups considering cloud computing such as-

      Ease of use

      Minimal investment


      Better security


      Data Recovery


      For startups, there are many hurdles to overcome and achieve long-term success. Thankfully, the rise of cloud solutions has meant that accessing an important IT resource is no longer one of them.

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      by alisalman89 ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      Its AWS all the way.Many factors are important to decide the best one such as cost, security, user friendliness etc

    • #3969583

      AWS, Azure, GCP in cloud computing

      by deployflow ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      Google Cloud is popular among startups. If cost is a major consideration, Google Cloud is the superior option. Azure provides a lot of flexibility. But, AWS has a huge worldwide footprint, so it has an advantage over the others.

      Deployflow is one such company that provides IT managed services and cloud computing services. Visit the website to know more.

    • #3970410

      AWS, Azure, GCP – All are good but…

      by pallavdas ·

      In reply to Which one is better AWS, Azure and GCP in Cloud Computing?

      AWS, Azure or GCP in the domain of Cloud Computing has its own set of perks and limitations. Your choice of cloud service vendor depends on your business objectives. You may keep alternating between different vendors depending upon the changing scope of work. There is also a growing consensus on investing heavily in a multi-cloud environment. These are primarily developed with the help of companies that provide cloud software development services.

      AWS: AWS is the best choice owing to its massive tool suite and services in its offering. However, this also makes it a less preferred choice for companies looking at building a one-to-one relationship with their vendors and anticipating special treatment. Amazon is a giant organization, and creating a close relationship with every customer is not feasible.

      Azure: The biggest offering that Azure has up its sleeve is a seamless transition, provided you already have an infrastructure built around Microsoft products. Also, Azure has been able to sustain a hybrid cloud approach that helps you bridge legacy data centers. You can also take help from companies that specialize in cloud application development services to help you create applications that help in cloud migration and others.

      Google: Google is catching up fast, but it is still distant from achieving what AWS and Azure currently have. Google has already invested billions of dollars into cloud efforts. To compensate for their lack of exposure to the enterprise ecosystem, they have even partnered with Cisco, which is well versed in enterprise infrastructure requirements. Google is undoubtedly going to be a serious option in the coming years.

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