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Cloud Hyperscaler Platform Service Comparison

Introduction Comparison of key services in the Public Cloud


Broadly accurate.  Many services not included but a good overview comparing the 3 major ‘Hyperscaler’ Public Cloud Platforms, comparing the services (names) in Compute, Containers, Networking, Databases, Storage.

Original article and source.



AWSAzureGoogle Cloud
AutoscalingAWS EC2 Auto ScalingAzure Autoscale, Azure virtual machine scale setsManaged instance groups (MIGs)
Batch scheduling, executing and processingAWS BatchAzure BatchBatch on GKE (preview)
Functions as a serviceAWS LambdaAzure FunctionsCloud Functions
5G-based infrastructureAWS WavelengthAzure Edge ZonesGlobal Mobile Edge Cloud (GMEC)
High performance computing cluster managementAWS ParallelClusterAzure CycleCloudN/A
Isolated serversDedicated InstancesAzure Dedicated HostSole-tenant Nodes, Shielded VMs
PaaSAWS Elastic Beanstalk



App Service, Azure Cloud Services, Azure Spring Cloud, Azure Red Hat OpenShiftApp Engine
On-premises/edge devicesAWS Outposts, AWS Snow FamilyAzure Stack Hub, Azure Stack HCI (preview), Azure Stack EdgeN/A
Quantum computingAmazon BraketAzure Quantum (preview)N/A
Virtual machinesAmazon EC2Virtual MachinesCompute Engine
Virtual private serverAmazon LightsailN/AN/A
VMware integrationVMware Cloud on AWSAzure VMware SolutionVMware Engine





AWSAzureGoogle Cloud
Container registryAmazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)Azure Container RegistryArtifact Registry (preview), Container Registry
Managed container serviceAmazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
Serverless container environmentAWS FargateAzure Container Instances (ACI)Cloud Run





AWSAzureGoogle Cloud
BlockchainAmazon Managed Blockchain, Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB)Azure Blockchain Service (preview), Azure Blockchain Tokens (preview), Azure Blockchain Workbench (preview)N/A
In-memory cachingAmazon ElastiCache (Memcached, Redis)Azure Cache for RedisCloud Memorystore
NoSQL: Column-familyAmazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra)Azure Cosmos DBCloud Bigtable
NoSQL: DocumentAmazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility), Amazon DynamoDBAzure Cosmos DBCloud Firestore, Firebase Realtime Database
NoSQL: GraphAmazon NeptuneAzure Cosmos DB Gremlin APIN/A
NoSQL: Key-valueAmazon DynamoDB, Amazon KeyspacesAzure Cosmos DB, Table storageCloud Bigtable, Firestore
Relational database management systemAmazon Aurora, Amazon RDS (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, MariaDB), Amazon RDS on VMwareAzure Database (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL), Azure SQL (Database, Edge, Managed Instance)Cloud SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server), Cloud Spanner
Time-series databaseAmazon TimestreamAzure Time Series InsightsCloud Bigtable






AWSAzureGoogle Cloud
Build, deploy and manage APIsAmazon API GatewayAzure API Apps, API ManagementApigee API Management Platform
Content delivery networkAmazon CloudFrontContent Delivery Network (CDN)Cloud CDN
Dedicated fiber connection between VPCs and private networkAWS Direct ConnectAzure ExpressRouteCloud Interconnect
Domain name systemAmazon Route 53Azure DNSCloud DNS
Load balancingElastic Load Balancing (ELB)Application Gateway, Load Balancer, Traffic ManagerCloud Load Balancing
Network acceleratorAWS Global AcceleratorAccelerated NetworkingPremium Network Service Tier
Network area translationNAT GatewayVirtual Network NATCloud NAT
Satellite ground stationAWS Ground StationAzure Orbital (preview)N/A
Service discoveryAmazon ECS, AWS Cloud MapN/AService Discovery (preview)
Traffic control planeAWS App MeshAzure Front Door, Azure Service FabricTraffic Director
Virtual WANN/AVirtual WANN/A
VPCAmazon VPCAzure Virtual NetworkVirtual Private Cloud
VPC/VM secure connectorAWS Transit Gateway, AWS VPNAzure Bastion, Azure Private Link, Azure VPN gatewayCloud VPN, Direct Peering






AWSAzureGoogle Cloud
Object storageAmazon S3Blob storageCloud Storage, Cloud Storage for Firebase
Archival storageS3 Glacier, S3 Glacier Deep ArchiveArchive StorageArchive Storage
File storageAmazon Elastic File Service (EFS), Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, Amazon FSx for LustreFile Storage, Azure NetApp FilesFilestore
Block storageAmazon Block Store (EBS)Disk StoragePersistent Disk, Local SSD
BackupAWS BackupAzure BackupN/A

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