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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 4.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Platform-as-a-Service

    8.7

    Azure App Service

    87%

    Microsoft Silverlight

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Azure App Service ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Ease of building user interfaces

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scalability

    10.0
    100%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform management overhead

    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow engine capability

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform access control

    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Services-enabled integration

    9.5
    95%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment creation

    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment replication

    10.0
    100%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue monitoring and notification

    7.5
    75%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue recovery

    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Upgrades and platform fixes

    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Azure App Service is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.8

    Azure App Service

    78%
    6 Ratings
    1.0

    Microsoft Silverlight

    10%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    10.0

    Azure App Service

    100%
    4 Ratings

    Microsoft Silverlight

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Azure App Service

    You may easily deploy your apps to Azure App Service if they were written in Visual Studio IDE (typically.NET applications). With a few clicks of the mouse, you may already deploy your application to a remote server using the Visual Studio IDE. As a result of the portal's bulk and complexity, I propose Heroku for less-experienced developers.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Silverlight

    The Silverlight plug-in means developers can target a single, consistent runtime for browser-based apps, rather than working with the complexity of multiple browsers in different versions. You also get video and multimedia effects that are hard or impossible with pure HTML and JavaScript, though Adobe Systems' Flash has the same advantages.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Azure App Service

    • It has options to deploy using CI/CD.
    • It has great integration with Azure Devops
    • It has all the common runtimes, so we don't need to install softwares.
    Rudolph Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Silverlight

    • Easy to implement
    • No need for additional frameworks on client side
    • Out of browser capabilities
    Mateusz Michałek | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Azure App Service

    • the learning curve can be tough (just like other azure services)
    • the UX/UI could be more intuitive (just like other azure services as well)
    • monitoring can be hard to understand
    • Microsoft's learning resources are hard to understand
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Silverlight

    • No longer being supported
    • No upkeep with ria services
    • Be nice to work in a modern browser
    Kiel Knisely | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Azure App Service

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Microsoft Silverlight

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Support Rating

    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

    Microsoft Silverlight

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Azure App Service

    Azure has many data center, their services are more reliable. Azure has way more features than both Linode and DigitalOcean. If someone wants a complete reliable service, he/she must go to Azure instead of Linode and DigitalOcean because even though azure charges more, it is worth the money you pay there.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Silverlight

    Microsoft Silverlight allows more adaptability and it integrates well with our products across the company. Adobe Flash crashes or doesn't work with our shipping campus.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Azure App Service

    • Reduced the deployment time of ASP .NET applications in the company.
    • Gave us an alternative to quickly deploy our applications without granting access to the version control system to a third platform.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Silverlight

    • Increased lecture delivery
    • Improved academic experience
    • Less A/V tech support and delay
    Zubair Ahmed | TrustRadius Reviewer

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