Cloud Hosting - Amazon or Google? - A Case Study

With the advent of the cloud era and the multitude of cloud vendors, we wish to demonstrate a case study of a sample application hosted on two of the leading providers, Amazon and Google, and present our observations on various factors like cost, performance, reliability etc. in an attempt to guide the audience in making a decision in selecting their cloud service provider for their application.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • Introduction to the application used for the case study
  • AWS Setup
  • GCP Setup
  • Evaluation (with respect to the application)
    • Cost
    • Reliability
    • Performance
    • Ease of Automation/Scalability
    • Managed Services offered

Learning Outcome

After attending this session, the audience will be able to gauge the factors to consider while selecting a cloud services provider between Amazon and Google for an application similar to the one demonstrated. The actual decision depends on the application architecture.

Target Audience

Developers, Product Owners, Architects

schedule Submitted 11 months ago

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  • Joel Tosi
    By Joel Tosi  ~  11 months ago
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    Hi Mikhail,

       How much do you think the application that a team / organization is trying to deliver affects their decision?  If it is substantial, could you please share the same application you will be using as reference - not code but architecture / constraints / etc.

    Thanks,

    joel


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