First look: Google Compute Engine vs. Amazon Web Services

The cloud battle is on as Google looks to provide Amazon with some serious competition
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A new era of cloud battles

This week, Google Compute Engine became generally available, meaning that anyone can sign up to use the same on-demand virtual machines and storage that the Internet’s leading search website uses to power its own operations. In light of this news, Gartner analyst Lydia Leong says the cloud computing market has entered a new era. Amazon Web Services has been the kingpin of the market, but it now has a more legitimate competitor than ever. Here’s a look at how the two cloud offerings compare.

Google Compute Engine vs. Amazon Web Services cloud: The battle is on

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