Abstract Public IaaS cloud is a multi-tenant environment where users of that cloud must share resources. The leads to fluctuations in performance, especially as more users provision cloud environments on the same physical server. One simple performance measurement is not enough to predict performance over time. Introduction After our recent posts on 30-day results…Details
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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
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
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