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Cloud IaaS Provider Roundup: Best of the Best

We’ve been comparing cloud service providers for years now, pitting Rackspace against Azure, Azure against DigitalOcean, DigitalOcean against Linode, and so on down the line to the point that we’re just plum sick of it. Just kidding! Who could ever tire of such a thing? Cloud computing invokes such a rush that it almost takes your mind off of poor, old, dead as an R/C helicopter Radio Shack. And as the cloud space is in constant flux, many of the previous comparisons could be a touch out of date. So we figured our options were either (a) mope around, morosely pondering the inevitability of death and everlasting irrelevance, or (b) hold a Battle Royale to determine the Best Cloud Computing Service for Now and At Least the Immediate Future! 

Filed under: amazon, google, ec2, AWS, cloud, IaaS, rackspace, Azure, digitalocean, Google Compute Engine, SoftLayer, linode

Azure vs Rackspace

Microsoft’s Azure and Rackspace Cloud are two competitors in the hotly contested cloud computing market. Other large players are Amazon’s AWS and Google’s Compute Engine. 

Filed under: cloud, rackspace, Azure

AWS vs Rackspace - Let the CloudWars begin!

AWS and Rackspace are both giants of the cloud infrastructure services arena. Although to paraphrase George Orwell’s famous novella, all cloud providers are not created equal. So let’s take a closer look at our pugilists before placing bets or declaring the winner.

The Contenders

Filed under: AWS, DevOps Resources, devops, rackspace