Popular public cloud choices
The following are the major cloud providers (at the time of writing):
- AWS: AWS is one of the oldest and largest cloud providers. AWS provides IT resources such as compute power, storage, databases, and other services on a need basis over the internet with a pay-as-you-go model. AWS not only offers IaaS; it has a broad range of offerings in PaaS and SaaS. AWS provides multiple offerings in cutting-edge technologies in the area of machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), and a comprehensive set of significant data capabilities. You can host almost any workload in AWS and combine services to design an optimal solution.
- Microsoft Azure: Also known as Azure and like any cloud provider, it provides IT resources such as compute, network...