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Which Public Cloud Platforms Offer The Right Configuration Controls?

Depth Of Control Matters Most To DevOps But Can Hinder Others

March 11, 2014

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Developers of modern applications value the agility and abstraction that public cloud platforms provide, but there are vast differences in the degree of control and configurability each platform exposes. This report examines the different platform configuration, application deployment, and autoscaling controls that a variety of leading public cloud platforms provide. The right choice isn't the one with the most options but rather the one that best matches the skills and needs of a given customer, application, or service. Cloud services most often called platform-as-a-service abstract these functions so the customer can concentrate on base features and functions. Those targeting customers with DevOps skills and responsibilities, and often called infrastructure-as-a-service, provide more-granular control.

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