Cloud Computing Performance a Comparative Analysis of 5 Large Cloud IaaS Providers

A very interesting and important article published by cloudspectator

A 5-day analysis on cloud performance and pricing on the top IaaS providers in the industry: Amazon EC2, Rackspace Cloud, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, and SoftLayer CloudLayer Compute.

With a lack of standardization in the IaaS industry, providers freely use unique terminology to describe their VM resource allocations. How do you compare an ECU to an HPCCU to a vCPU? This report examines the performance and pricing of 5 of the world’s largest IaaS providers over a 5-day period, and provides a process to clearly determine the price-performance value of a cloud provider, addressing the issue of standardization in the marketplace.

To read more, click on http://www.scribd.com/doc/146167581/Cloud-Computing-Performance-a-Comparative-Analysis-of-5-Large-Cloud-IaaS-Providers

 

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One Response to Cloud Computing Performance a Comparative Analysis of 5 Large Cloud IaaS Providers

  1. nikolay says:

    Amazon is NOT that bad: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11402887/what-exactly-is-a-virtual-core-on-amazon-ec2

    In this comparizon EC2 instance used literally single 1GHz processor circa 2007, and Azure was two-headed. Thus is the difference, and credibility of this comparison (abeit 5 day long) is at least questionable.

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