Compare Amazon RDS vs. vCloud Air

Amazon RDS is ranked 4th in Database as a Service with 3 reviews while vCloud Air is ranked 7th in Database as a Service with 1 review. Amazon RDS is rated 7.6, while vCloud Air is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Amazon RDS writes "Helps to scale your database by providing Read Replicas, reducing transaction time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCloud Air writes "With the VPC, you can run your workloads in an active state, use it for development work and for hosting SQL/Exchange Servers in IaaS; RaaS/DaaS for DR activities". Amazon RDS is most compared with SQL Azure, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Spanner, Oracle Database as a Service and MongoDB Atlas, whereas vCloud Air is most compared with Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
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The cost of using this solution is similar to that of having your own data center.By using a combination of Reserve Instances and On-Demand pricing, you can reduce the cost.

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Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizeable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration tasks.

vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on the trusted foundation of vSphere, compatible with your on-premises data center, that includes infrastructure, disaster recovery, and various applications as service offerings. vCloud Air allows you to extend your workloads into the cloud with ease. You can migrate existing onsite virtual machines (VMs) to the public cloud or start up new application VMs directly in the cloud.
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EdmodoLumeta, LifeSite, Clear Tec Solutions, National Physician Services, Queens University of Charlotte, California Natural Resources Agency, Pacific Disaster Center, Seventy Seven Energy Inc., Columbia Sportswear , CSS Corp
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