Cloud Services Comparison aws vs azure vs gcp

The most defining cloud battle is AWS vs Azure vs Google. Choosing one public cloud from is the most difficult task for the one who wants to enter and grow in the cloud world.

Public Cloud consists of a wide range of cloud services and products including

  • Software as a Service (SaaS),
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS).

So, lets look the differences of each platform;

That look some figures from current deployments and future plans of our customers.

What are the main differences of these three cloud providers?

Amazon Web Services Azure Google Cloud
How Old Are Platforms?
AWS – 12 years Azure – 7 years Google – 6 years
Which one to Choose ?
Dominant in may features Extensive, mature offerings -Enterprise friendly services -Open and Flexible -Global Reach •Integration with Microsoft Tools •Hybrid Cloud •Open Source Support -Open Source Support and Portability -Designed for cloud-based businesses
Why not to Choose?
-Overwhelming Options -Less Efficient Management Tooling – Less Enterprise-ready -Lately entered IAAS market -Less datacenters over the world -Fewer services and features
Market Share in IAAS
62 % 20 % 12 %

These are the main differences for Compute features, based on SLA, supported operating systems and maximum resources AWS is ahead.

Compute Features AWS Azure Google Cloud
Maximum Processor 128 128 96
Maximum Memory 3904 3800 1433
SLA Supported EC2 : 99.95%
S3 : 99.9%
99.9% Uptime 99.95 % Uptime
OS Supported Windows, All Linux/ Cloud Linux, Oracle Linux Windows, All Linux, Oracle Linux Windows, All Linux
Instance Families 7  4 4
Instance Types 38 33 18
Storage Features AWS Azure Google Cloud
Object Storage S3 Blob Cloud Storage
Archive Storage S3 IA Glacier Data Archive Storage (Cool) Storage (Archive) Nearline Coldline
Protection and DR Disaster Recovery Site Recovery
Hybrid Storage Storage Gateway StorSimple Egnyte Sync
Bulk Data Transfer Import / Export Snowball Edge SnowMobile Import/Export Azure Data Box Storage Transfer Service
Backup Object Storage Cold Archive Storage Storage Gateway Backup
Features AWS Azure Google Cloud
Caching ElastiCache (Redis, Memcache) RedisCache CloudCDN
Block Storage EBS Page Blobs Persistent Disks
No SQL DynamoDB CosmosDB
DB Migration Database Migration Service Database Migration Service
Manage DataWarehouse Redshift SQL Data Warehouse
Manage Relational DB RDS MSSQL Oracle MySQL PostGRE Aurora MariaDB SQL DB MySQL PostGRESQL Google Cloud SQL Cloud Spanner
Features Amazon Web Services Azure Google Cloud
Media Transcoding Elastic Transcoder Media Services
App Testing Device Farm DevTest Labs Cloud Test Lab
Devops CodePipeline CodeBuild Visual Studio Team Services
Developer Tools Cloud9 Developer Tools
Git Repositories CodeCommit
Azure Repositories Cloud Source Repositories
Features Amazon Web Services Azure Google Cloud
Authentication and Authorization IAM Active Directory Services Active Directory Cloud IAM Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy
Data Encryption Key Management Service Storage Service Encryption
Firewall Web Application Firewall Application Gateway
Cloud Protection Shield ActiveDirectory B2C
Identity Management Cognito (FB, Google, Amazon token) Active Directory B2C

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