The cloud consists of services as well as software that resides and operates on the Internet in place of a local computer or an on-premise network of servers. To improve the Internet-based database capabilities and make them scalable, enterprises use Cloud adoption as a strategy while reducing their risk and costs. There are three cloud platform providers mainly that are taking majority of the market share, these are Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. This study entails an in depth focus on Amazon Web Services(AWS) and Microsoft Azure. AWS and Azure largely offer the same flexibility and basic capabilities around different parameters like compute, storage, networking and pricing. Businesses engage in the practice of AWS and Azure cloud computing to retain, manage, and process the critical data. These cloud services share common elements and fundamentals that a public cloud possesses such as security, autoscaling, pay-as-u-go pricing, compliance and self-service, identity access management features and many more.
Keywords : Cloud computing, Public cloud, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
Author: Mansi Joshi, Tejal Dayal