Amazon EC2 vs. Microsoft Azure vs. WebFaction



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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 Microsoft Azure?

Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment.

What is WebFaction?

No need to spend hours installing and configuring the software, database and other tools. We have over 50 one-click installers in our control panel.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Amazon EC2?
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Why do developers choose Microsoft Azure?
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Why do developers choose WebFaction?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Amazon EC2?
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What are the cons of using Microsoft Azure?
No Cons submitted yet for Microsoft Azure
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What are the cons of using WebFaction?
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Pricing

How much does Amazon EC2 cost?
Amazon EC2 Pricing
How much does Microsoft Azure cost?
Microsoft Azure Pricing
How much does WebFaction cost?

Companies

What companies use Amazon EC2?
4235 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
What companies use Microsoft Azure?
603 companies on StackShare use Microsoft Azure
What companies use WebFaction?
3 companies on StackShare use WebFaction

Integrations

What tools integrate with Amazon EC2?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon EC2
What tools integrate with Microsoft Azure?
56 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft Azure
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, and WebFaction?

  • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
  • Google Compute Engine - Run large-scale workloads on virtual machines hosted on Google's infrastructure.
  • Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.
  • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes

See all alternatives to Amazon EC2

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