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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Azure App Service ranks higher in 1 feature set: Platform-as-a-Service

Platform-as-a-Service

8.3

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

83%
8.7

Azure App Service

87%
Azure App Service ranks higher in 6/11 features

Ease of building user interfaces

9.2
92%
18 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Scalability

8.9
89%
29 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Platform management overhead

8.9
89%
28 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Workflow engine capability

8.9
89%
23 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Platform access control

7.3
73%
28 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Services-enabled integration

6.8
68%
28 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Development environment creation

8.7
87%
28 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Development environment replication

8.3
83%
29 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Issue monitoring and notification

7.7
77%
28 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Issue recovery

8.4
84%
26 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Upgrades and platform fixes

7.9
79%
27 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Azure App Service is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

80%
29 Ratings
7.7

Azure App Service

77%
5 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

7.9

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

79%
2 Ratings

Azure App Service

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

7.7

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

77%
9 Ratings

Azure App Service

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.0

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

80%
24 Ratings
10.0

Azure App Service

100%
4 Ratings

Implementation Rating

7.0

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

70%
4 Ratings

Azure App Service

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk is well suited for [the] rapid development of applications that use standard compute platforms based on popular programming languages. So getting a Go, Python, Ruby, or Node.js app going in AWS Elastic Beanstalk will be easy. For non-standard applications, containers provide another option for using AWS Elastic Beanstalk. In either case, AWS Elastic Beanstalk is well suited for applications that are [self-contained]. AWS Elastic Beanstalk is also good for development or test environments that need a built-in deployment method.AWS Elastic Beanstalk is less appropriate for complex applications that rely on multiple AWS services. While deploying and running the base code might be easy to get going, it may be difficult to apply permissions and integrations with the other services.
Michael Jenkins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

Azure App Service is well suited in our case :
  • Our website is developed by our tech partner in a full Microsoft Azure cloud based environment.
  • We gave them specific access rights and the CI / CD integration helped a lot for updates and improvements deployment.
  • Most of the infra issues we had with our website weren't coming from App Service
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk was easy to implement, we only had to insert the application code to have it up and running in a few minutes. This helps us to launch company campaigns for different areas such as marketing, commercial and human resources.
  • It has a fast learning curve, since the training material of the platform is public on the manufacturer's portal, furthermore it is easy to interact and intuitive for developers.
  • The productivity of the equipment is optimized since they are not worrying about preparing the platform or infrastructure, they only have to attend to what is required by the application and its operation and this maintenance.
  • The indicators and metrics that it has, ensure that the application cannot be saturated and have a performance problem, with AWS Elastic Beanstalk the application can scale resources when needed automatically.
Diego Gamez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

  • Auto scaling
  • Good management dashboard
  • Fast setups
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  • Limited to the frameworks and configurations that AWS supports. There is no native way to use Elastic Beanstalk to deploy a Go application behind Nginx, for example.
  • It's not always clear what's changed on an underlying system when AWS updates an EB stack; the new version is announced, but AWS does not say what specifically changed in the underlying configuration. This can have unintended consequences and result in additional work in order to figure out what changes were made.
Joshua Dickson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

  • Some times our .NET API Service crashes and it is hard to find the root cause.
  • Quick Links to frequently used pages will help
  • PHP 8 is not supported yet.
Rudolph Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

General

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

Starting Price

$35 per month

AWS Elastic Beanstalk Editions & Modules

Edition
No Charge$01
  1. Users pay for AWS resources (e.g. EC2, S3 buckets, etc.) used to store and run the application.
Additional Pricing Details

Azure App Service

General

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

Starting Price

Azure App Service Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 7.9
Based on 2 answers
As our technology grows, it makes more sense to individually provision each server rather than have it done via beanstalk. There are several reasons to do so, which I cannot explain without further diving into the architecture itself, but I can tell you this. With automation, you also loose the flexibility to morph the system for your specific needs. So if you expect that in future you need more customization to your deployment process, then there is a good chance that you might try to do things individually rather than use an automation like beanstalk.
Rahul Chaudhary | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 7.7
Based on 9 answers
It is a great tool to manage your applications. You just need to write the codes, and after that with one click, your app will be online and accessible from the internet. That is a huge help for people who do not know about infrastructure or do not want to spend money on maintaining infrastructure.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 8.0
Based on 24 answers
As I described earlier it has been really cost effective and really easy for fellow developers who don't want to waste weeks and weeks into learning and manually deploying stuff which basically takes month to create and go live with the Minimal viable product (MVP). With AWS Beanstalk within a week a developer can go live with the Minimal viable product easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

Azure App Service 10.0
Based on 4 answers
We had an issue where we deployed too large of a resource and didn't notice until the bill came through. They were very understanding and saw we weren't utilizing the resources so they issued a generous refund in about 4 hours. Very fast, friendly, and understanding support reps from my experience.
Drew Harrison | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 7.0
Based on 4 answers
- Do as many experiments as you can before you commit on using beanstalk or other AWS features.- Keep future state in mind. Think through what comes next, and if that is technically possible to do so.- Always factor in cost in terms of scaling.- We learned a valuable lesson when we wanted to go multi-region, because then we realized many things needs to change in code. So if you plan on using this a lot, factor multiple regions.
Rahul Chaudhary | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk handles better in server autoscaling, load balancers,networking infrastructure for databases.It also helps in creating all of the architecture needed to run our apps and services.[AWS] Elastic Beanstalk also handles all of the provisioning, scaling, and implementation of the application stack unlike other competitors without a fuss.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

Azure App Service will give you a very solid and strong platform to deploy your applications. It gives you great interfaces to manage those applications either through a Web Portal or the Azure command-line interface. However, I consider Azure overall to be very complex and hard for newcomers to use it right away. I would consider Heroku first due to its extremely simple interface and abstraction of computing units.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  • Greatly reduced time in setting up and deploying test environments has saved a lot of hours and money.
  • Near-zero maintenance means that we don't spend any time tending to servers, the app containers just work.
  • The initial learning curve is a little steep to get services hosted in Elastic Beanstalk talking to external services like Redis, MongoDB, etc; but once one understands the pattern, development is a breeze.
  • The command line interface has enabled us to build many utility scripts that simplify our development workflow, thereby saving time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure App Service

  • deployment time reduction
  • infrastructure management costs reduction
  • site performance/availability improved
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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