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Attribute Ratings

  • MEGA HOPEX Platform is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

7.9

AWS CloudFormation

79%
5 Ratings
10.0

MEGA HOPEX Platform

100%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon AWS

AWS CloudFormation is well suited for scenarios where all of your resources need to be provisioned on AWS but it is not suited for hybrid cloud deployments. It's very easy for someone new to learn. The level of customization offered as part of the template specifically for AWS services is great. There is also a UI tool where we can drag and drop the services we want and it generates an yaml file which is very easy to use. The visibility of stacks and its resources and one place where we can track and identify the issues in deployment is great.
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MEGA International S.A.

MEGA is well suited for
  • Service Architecture definition
  • Service relationships
  • Service that supports process and vice versa
  • Business process definition
  • Definition of Business Entities
  • Management of business entities
  • Business Entity managed by services
  • Creation of service reports
MEGA is less appropriate for:
  • Business Service management information (who is “developing, responsible, etc.” for business services)
  • Business services contracts
  • Business services performance management
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Pros

Amazon AWS

  • SaaS
  • Paas
  • Iaas
  • On promises
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MEGA International S.A.

  • Define business architecture
  • Design processes
  • Tailoring business services attributes
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Cons

Amazon AWS

  • Error Description upon Failure Needs to be Improved.
  • Slow to create, delete or update.
  • Need to delete resources manually. It can ask before starting deletion whether to skip those resources or delete them.
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MEGA International S.A.

  • API for external use
  • Query engine (join between metaclass)
  • Export tools
  • Web site generator
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Pricing Details

AWS CloudFormation

Starting Price

$0

Editions & Modules

AWS CloudFormation editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Free Tier - 1,000 Handler Operations per Month per Account$0.001
Handler Operation$0.00092

Footnotes

  1. none
  2. per handler operation

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

There is no additional charge for using AWS CloudFormation with resource providers in the following namespaces: AWS::*, Alexa::*, and Custom::*. In this case you pay for AWS resources (such as Amazon EC2 instances, Elastic Load Balancing load balancers, etc.) created using AWS CloudFormation as if you created them manually. You only pay for what you use, as you use it; there are no minimum fees and no required upfront commitments. When you use resource providers with AWS CloudFormation outside the namespaces mentioned above, you incur charges per handler operation. Handler operations are create, update, delete, read, or list actions on a resource.

MEGA HOPEX Platform

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

MEGA HOPEX Platform editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Alternatives Considered

    Amazon AWS

    We didn't look into anything else as Cloudformation was "built-in" for AWS, it just kind of made sense to go with that. Terraform was something that we briefly looked into Terraform but decides to stick with Cloudformation because our task was relatively "simple". Apparently if it's a bit more complex, Terraform might be the way to go.
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    MEGA International S.A.

    In the software selection, we evaluate also
    Enterprise Architect; but it was evaluated non enough easy to use. Open source software are non available.
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    Return on Investment

    Amazon AWS

    • It has a positive ROI
    • Less time inverted in bugs
    • More stable source code
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    MEGA International S.A.

    • Only positive impact in all departments
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