Azure Websites vs Engine Yard Cloud: What are the differences?
Azure Websites: Deploy and scale modern websites and web apps in seconds. Azure Websites is a fully managed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that enables you to build, deploy and scale enterprise-grade web Apps in seconds. Focus on your application code, and let Azure take care of the infrastructure to scale and securely run it for you; Engine Yard Cloud: Deploy and scale Rails applications in the cloud. The Engine Yard Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a product family that leverages open source technologies to orchestrate and automate the configuration, deployment and management of applications on multiple infrastructures.
Azure Websites and Engine Yard Cloud belong to "Platform as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Azure Websites are:
- .NET, Java, PHP, Node.js, Python
- Built-in AutoScale and Load Balancing
- High Availability with Auto-Patching
On the other hand, Engine Yard Cloud provides the following key features:
- Dedicated, secure, commercial-grade platform that increases agility
- Focus on your code - not on operations or platform maintenance
- Scale cloud applications and infrastructure rapidly
"Ease of deployment" is the top reason why over 14 developers like Azure Websites, while over 5 developers mention "Great customer support" as the leading cause for choosing Engine Yard Cloud.
Microsoft, Jet.com, and Crowdkeep are some of the popular companies that use Azure Websites, whereas Engine Yard Cloud is used by ChallengePost, Firecracker, and CoolWorks. Azure Websites has a broader approval, being mentioned in 73 company stacks & 36 developers stacks; compared to Engine Yard Cloud, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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