Google Cloud Platform vs. Amazon Web Services – Ein erster Vergleich

[ 8 ] Juni 29, 2012 |

Nachdem Google sein Cloud Portfolio mit der Compute Engine erweitert hat, fangen erste Medien an darin den Killer der Amazon Web Services zu sehen. Ein Grund mal die Cloud Services von Google und Amazon gegenüberzustellen. Wer sich für einen direkten Vergleich von Microsoft Windows Azure mit den Amazon Web Services interessiert, sollte hier weiterlesen.

Der Vergleich: Google Cloud vs. Amazon Cloud

Die folgende Tabelle stellt das Cloud Services Portfolio 1:1 gegenüber und schafft Klarheit, wer in welchem Bereich was anbietet, wie der Name des jeweiligen Service lautet und unter welcher URL weitere Informationen zu diesem zu finden sind.

Funktion

Amazon Web Services

Google Cloud Platform

Rechenleistung

Virtuelle Maschinen Elastic Compute Cloud Full Virtual Machines (Google Compute Engine)
High Performance Computing Cluster Compute Instances
MapReduce Elastic Map Reduce Google App Engine
Dynamische Skalierung Auto Scaling Google Compute Engine

Speicher

Unstrukturierter Speicher Simple Storage Service Google Cloud Storage
Flexible Entities SimpleDB
Block Level Storage Elastic Block Store Persistent disk (Google Compute Engine)

Datenbanken

RDBMS Relational Database Service Google Cloud SQL, BigQuery
NoSQL DynamoDB „Google F1“

Caching

CDN CloudFront
In-Memory ElastiCache

Netzwerk

Load Balancer Elastic Load Balancer
Hybrid Cloud Virtual Private Cloud
Peering Direct Connect
DNS Route 53 Public DNS

Messaging

Async Messaging Simple Queue Service
Push Notifications Simple Notification Service
Bulk Email Simple Email Service

Monitoring

Ressourcen Monitoring CloudWatch

Sicherheit

Identitätsmanagement Identity Access Management

Deployment

Ressourcenerstellung CloudFormation
Web Application Container Elastic Beanstalk Google App Engine

Wie man sieht, ist das Google Cloud Portfolio im Vergleich zum Service Angebot der Amazon Web Services noch sehr dünn. Falls ich etwas bei Google übersehen habe, macht mich darauf bitte aufmerksam. Ich werde das dann umgehend nachtragen.

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René Büst

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Rene Buest is Senior Analyst and Cloud Practice Lead at Crisp Research, covering cloud computing, IT infrastructure, open source and Internet of Things. Prior to that he was Principal Analyst at New Age Disruption and member of the worldwide Gigaom Research Analyst Network. Rene Buest is top cloud computing blogger in Germany and one of the worldwide top 50 bloggers in this area. In addition, he is one of the world’s top cloud computing influencers and belongs to the top 100 cloud computing experts on Twitter and Google+. Since the mid-90s he is focused on the strategic use of information technology in businesses and the IT impact on our society as well as disruptive technologies. Rene Buest is the author of numerous professional cloud computing and technology articles. He regularly writes for well-known IT publications like Computerwoche, CIO Magazin, LANline as well as Silicon.de and is cited in German and international media – including New York Times, Forbes Magazin, Handelsblatt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Wirtschaftswoche, Computerwoche, CIO, Manager Magazin and Harvard Business Manager. Furthermore Rene Buest is speaker and participant of experts rounds. He is founder of CloudUser.de and writes about cloud computing, IT infrastructure, technologies, management and strategies. He holds a diploma in computer engineering from the Hochschule Bremen (Dipl.-Informatiker (FH)) as well as a M.Sc. in IT-Management and Information Systems from the FHDW Paderborn.

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