Amazon EC2 vs. Google Compute Engine vs. Joyent Cloud

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Description

What is Amazon EC2?

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 Google Compute Engine?

Google Compute Engine is a service that provides virtual machines that run on Google infrastructure. Google Compute Engine offers scale, performance, and value that allows you to easily launch large compute clusters on Google's infrastructure. There are no upfront investments and you can run up to thousands of virtual CPUs on a system that has been designed from the ground up to be fast, and to offer strong consistency of performance.

What is Joyent Cloud?

Joyent is the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, offering the only solution specifically built to power real-time web and mobile applications.

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3128 Companies Using Amazon EC2
430 Companies Using Google Compute Engine
4 Companies Using Joyent Cloud

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What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Joyent Cloud?

  • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
  • Microsoft Azure - Integrated cloud services and infrastructure to support computing, database, analytics, mobile, and web scenarios.
  • Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.
  • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes

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