3 Ratings
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Score 9.2 out of 100
10 Ratings
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Elastic Load Balancing

We use Amazon Elastic Load Balancers to serve mobile applications and websites. It works really well. We have not had any problems until now. Last year we integrated the AWS ELB with the EC2 Auto Scaling and now we have a fully working elastic solution. We increase/decrease EC2s instances based on traffic over our load balancers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Application Gateway

The following are the few features that I like the most about Azure Application Gateway:- Easy to use, configure, and implement.- It can be integrated with different tools such as Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS).- Highly scalable
The following are the few features I like the least about this product:- User Documentation can be improved- Dashboard to demonstrate different metrics can be more detailed.
Mounika Chirasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Elastic Load Balancing

  • Good price for a complete load balancing solution
  • Very useful rules editor on listener
  • Working in conjuction with AWS WAF, is a good option to protect your applications
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Application Gateway

  • Easy integration with Load Balancer and Azure Scale Set to provide a full solution for traffic management.
  • With rich routing rule, we could use one Application Gateway as the central point for all internal applications to expose to the external network.
Mounika Chirasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Elastic Load Balancing

  • There are not a lot of cons but we can mention the need to always check the quotas for the ELB
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Application Gateway

  • The ease of setting up a connection to the on-premises sql server to any of the Azure cloud data solutions. One can easily stand up new virtual machines and then create a separate Application Gateway to work with each of the Azure solutions like Azure Data factory or Azure Machine Learning.
  • Also, we can schedule the jobs to be run at a particular time and also on-demand so we would always have the data whenever we will need it.
Mounika Chirasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Elastic Load Balancing

Elastic Load Balancing 7.0
Based on 1 answer
AWS Elastic Load Balancing has this trick. First, you need to know how it works. ELB is not the only piece here. ELB has a very close relation with AWS Target Groups. You create or select a target group every time you create a Load balancer. Target groups allow you to connect the load balancer to EC2 autoscaling groups, Lambda functions, or even a single EC2 instance. While this sounds complex, it becomes easy, once you know his tricks. Thanks to the user interface, managing a ELB is an easy task. The rules editor is really useful, although it will need a bit of improvement to some interface items
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Application Gateway

No score
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Support Rating

Elastic Load Balancing

Elastic Load Balancing 7.0
Based on 1 answer
AWS gives you several support plans. On the free plan, you basicaly need to google for help, but the good news is that AWS Elastic Load Balancing works. We has more than 15 load balancers and we never run into a problem that require support. But you mght consider a support plan if you are going to do something more complex or critical
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Application Gateway

Azure Application Gateway 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I don’t like that it's part of the Microsoft brand. In general, I am not a fan of Microsoft products but Azure gets it right.
Mounika Chirasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Elastic Load Balancing

We have not used any other solution out there in the market but our dev-ops team did deep research and AWS provided us the solution we needed to be cost-effective. Also, the decision to keep working with Amazon was strategic. We were already using other AWS features and [Amazon Elastic Load Balancing] integrates great with those.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Application Gateway

Azure Application Gateway gives you application-level routing and load-balancing services that let you build a scalable and highly-available web front end in Azure.
Mounika Chirasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Elastic Load Balancing

  • Cost effective
  • Single integration with different apps (websites, mobile app, etc)
  • Improved security
  • Allow to create different load balancers based: ALB, CLB, NLB
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Application Gateway

  • We are using Azure Application Gateway as the load balancing tool for our applications deployed on Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) clusters.
Mounika Chirasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Elastic Load Balancing

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Elastic Load Balancing Editions & Modules

Edition
Application$0.02251
Network$0.0251
Gateway$0.01251
  1. Partial Hour
Additional Pricing Details

Azure Application Gateway

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Azure Application Gateway Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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