Amazon EC2 vs Azure Virtual Machines: What are the differences?
What is Amazon EC2? Scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
What is Azure Virtual Machines? *It provides on-demand, high-scale, secure, virtualized infrastructure *. You can create Linux and Windows virtual machines. It gives you the flexibility of virtualization for a wide range of computing solutions—development and testing, running applications, and extending your datacenter. It’s the freedom of open-source software configured the way you need it.
Amazon EC2 and Azure Virtual Machines are primarily classified as "Cloud Hosting" and "Virtual Machine" tools respectively.
Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Netflix are some of the popular companies that use Amazon EC2, whereas Azure Virtual Machines is used by Talentsoft, beejuy, and Kantar Millward Brown. Amazon EC2 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4659 company stacks & 8354 developers stacks; compared to Azure Virtual Machines, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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