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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Platform-as-a-Service

    8.3

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    83%

    Microsoft Azure

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    AWS Elastic Beanstalk ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Ease of building user interfaces

    9.2
    92%
    18 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scalability

    8.9
    89%
    29 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform management overhead

    8.9
    89%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow engine capability

    8.9
    89%
    23 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform access control

    7.3
    73%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Services-enabled integration

    6.8
    68%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment creation

    8.7
    87%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment replication

    8.3
    83%
    29 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue monitoring and notification

    7.7
    77%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue recovery

    8.4
    84%
    26 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Upgrades and platform fixes

    7.9
    79%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    Microsoft Azure

    82%
    Microsoft Azure ranks higher in 9/9 features

    Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    13 Ratings

    Dynamic scaling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    13 Ratings

    Elastic load balancing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    13 Ratings

    Pre-configured templates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    13 Ratings

    Monitoring tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    13 Ratings

    Pre-defined machine images

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    12 Ratings

    Operating system support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    13 Ratings

    Security controls

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    13 Ratings

    Automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    12 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Microsoft Azure is rated higher in 5 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Support Rating, Implementation Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.0

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    80%
    29 Ratings
    8.2

    Microsoft Azure

    82%
    86 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    7.9

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    79%
    2 Ratings
    10.0

    Microsoft Azure

    100%
    15 Ratings

    Usability

    7.7

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    77%
    9 Ratings
    8.6

    Microsoft Azure

    86%
    28 Ratings

    Availability

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8

    Microsoft Azure

    68%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.0

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    80%
    24 Ratings
    8.8

    Microsoft Azure

    88%
    47 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    7.0

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    70%
    4 Ratings
    8.0

    Microsoft Azure

    80%
    4 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

    Microsoft Azure

    In terms of cloud computing, Microsoft Azure is the only comprehensive result the company offers. Regardless of how big or small an organization is, it can make use of this system. As a cyber-security professional, this is your best option for data management. A business that wants to minimize capital expenditures can use Microsoft Azure. Many Microsoft services accept it. People with little or no knowledge of cloud computing may find it impossible. It isn’t the solution for companies that don’t want to risk having only one platform and infrastructure vendor.
    Nilufa Hossain | 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

    Microsoft Azure

    • Azure simply provides end to end life cycle. Starting from the development to automated deployment, you will find [a] bunch of options. Custom hook-points allow [integration] on-premise resources as well.
    • Excellent documentation around all the services make it really easy for any novice. Overall support by [the] community and Azure Technical team is exceptional.
    • BOT Services, Computer Vision services, ML frameworks provide excellent results as compare to similar services provided by other giants in the same space.
    • Azure data services provide excellent support to ingest data from different sources, ETL, and consumption of data for BI purpose.
    Apurv Doshi | 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

    Microsoft Azure

    • In our experience, Azure Kubernetes Survice was difficult to set up, which is why we used Kubernetes on top of VMs.
    • Azure REST API is a bit difficult to use, which made it difficult for us to automate our interactions with Azure.
    • Azure's Web UI does a good job of showing metrics on individual VMs, but it would be great if there was a way to show certain metrics from multiple VMs on one dashboard. For example, hard drive usage on our database VMs.
    Valeri Karpov | 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

    Microsoft Azure

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $29 per month

    Microsoft Azure Editions & Modules

    Edition
    BasicFree1
    Developer$291
    Standard$1001
    Professional Direct$10001
    1. per month
    Additional Pricing Details
    The free tier lets users have access to a variety of services free for 12 months with limited usage after making an Azure account.

    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

    Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure 10.0
    Based on 15 answers
    Moving to Azure was and still is an organizational strategy and not simply changing vendors. Our product roadmap revolved around Azure as we are in the business of humanitarian relief and Azure and Microsoft play an important part in quickly and efficiently serving all of the world. Migration and investment in Azure should be considered as an overall strategy of an organization and communicated companywide.
    Amir Tabei | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure 8.6
    Based on 28 answers
    Microsoft Azure's overall usability has been better than expected. Often times vendors promise the world, only to leave you with a run-down town. Not the case with our experience. From an implementation perspective, all went perfect, and from the user-facing experience we have had no technical issues, just some learning curve issues that are more about "why" than "how"
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure 6.8
    Based on 4 answers
    It has proven to be unreliable in our production environment and services become unavailable without proper notification to system administrators
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure 8.8
    Based on 47 answers
    Support is easy with all the knowledge base articles available for free on the web. Plus, if you have a preferred status you can leverage their concierge support to get rapid response. Sometimes they’ll bounce you around a lot to get you to the right person, but they are quite responsive (especially when you are paying for the service). Many of the older Microsoft skills are also transferable from old-school on-prem to Azure-based virtual interfaces.
    Anonymous | 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

    Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure 8.0
    Based on 4 answers
    As I have mentioned before the issue with my Oracle Mismatch Version issues that have put a delay on moving one of my platforms will justify my 7 rating.
    Amir Tabei | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Microsoft Azure

    As I continue to evaluate the "big three" cloud providers for our clients, I make the following distinctions, though this gap continues to close. AWS is more granular, and inherently powerful in the configuration options compared to [Microsoft] Azure. It is a "developer" platform for cloud. However, Azure PowerShell is helping close this gap. Google Cloud is the leading containerization platform, largely thanks to it building kubernetes from the ground up. Azure containerization is getting better at having the same storage/deployment options.
    Sean Patterson | 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

    Microsoft Azure

    • Brings down Capex to customers.
    • Some of the built-in security features of DDoS Basic protection that comes with VNET on Azure or even WAF on AGW brings huge advantages to customers.
    • Hybrid benefits for those who have software assurance can save even more costs by moving to Azure.
    João Almeida | TrustRadius Reviewer

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