Back in May, we were asked about differences in cloud offerings between different geographic regions served by the same providers. Given that many of the larger providers advertise the same environment (similar hardware, configuration, etc.) from region to region, one would assume that performance between products be similar. We knew that pricing would vary across…Details
Back in 2014 we tested Microsoft’s Azure A-series public cloud offering against the then newly released D-series. From this data, we created a report for GigaOM entitled ‘Generational Performance Comparison: Microsoft Azure’s A-Series and D-Series’. The D-series Virtual Machines (VMs) are focused on higher performance with more memory. With processors touted as 60% faster than…Details
We recently conducted the most extensive, publicly available study on the largest North American Cloud service providers (CSPs) to measure price-performance value across the industry. We set out to test 25 providers that met the criteria, however, only 17 providers with North American data centers were tested to find the top 10. The findings are…Details
This snapshot provides an examination of the performance on Amazon EC2, DigitalOcean, LiquidWeb Storm VPS, Rackspace Cloud Servers. Background In July ’15 we were asked by LiquidWeb to evaluate their Storm VPS product against similar offerings from Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean and Rackspace. The purpose of the evaluation was to validate their claims that…Details
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