Heroku vs Microsoft Azure

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Heroku
Based on 3 reviews.
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26,625
Views
16,464
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3
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1,457
Followers
8.0
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42,672
Views
27,971
Comparisons
17
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1,800
Followers
8.8
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Top Comparisons
Top Comparisons
Microsoft 400x400
Compared 27% of the time.
Google
Compared 11% of the time.
Amazon.com
Compared 8% of the time.
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Heroku
Compared 20% of the time.
Amazon.com
Compared 7% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsWindows Azure
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Overview

Established in 2007, Heroku is a cloud application platform providing a streamlined, efficient place for web app developers to create and deploy their applications. Heroku is designed to maximize developer productivity. With the entire web application development process available on the Herokucloud, creating and rolling out web apps has been made more efficient, convenient, and cost-effective than ever before.

Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform where developers can create, deploy, and maintain their apps. This cloud application platform allows developers to concentrate on the actual applications, while it takes care of all the elements behind the apps.

Windows Azure offers open across multiple frameworks,languages, and tools. It is fully scalable, localized in that it is hosted globally in many datacenters, and has widespread capabilities are, catering for all elements of application development, deployment, and management.

Azure is comprised of several different service modules,including Infrastructure; Web; Mobile; Dev & Test; Big Data; Media;Storage, Backup & Recovery; and Identity & Access Management.

Sample Customers
Sample Customers

Facebook, UrbanDictionary, Code for America, Mailchimp, Rapportive, GitHub, TED, and Lyft.

BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.

Pricing Information
Pricing Information

1x (512MB RAM, 1x CPU Share) - $0.05/dyno-hour
2x (1024MB RAM, 2x CPU Share) - $0.10/dyno-hour

Pay As You Go - No upfront payment required. No commitment, can cancel at any time.

Windows Azure pricing based on usage.

6-Months pay monthly

- Save up to 27% as compared to Pay As You Go plan. There is also an additional discount if you prepay for the 6 month period.

Minimum payment of $500 per month.

12-Months pay monthly

- Savings of up to 29.5% as compared to Pay As You Go plan. There is also an additional discount if you prepay for the 12 month period.

Windows Azure pricing beginning at $500 per month.

Support Options

- Have access to support expertise with one of the flexible support plans.

Price is dependent on the support plan selected

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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
9%
Transportation Company
9%
Comms Service Provider
8%
Media Company
7%
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company
20%
Insurance Company
7%
Retailer
7%
Healthcare Company
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Manufacturing Company
9%
Financial Services Firm
9%
Comms Service Provider
8%
Transportation Company
7%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
88%
Midsize Enterprise
6%
Large Enterprise
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
30%
Midsize Enterprise
19%
Large Enterprise
52%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
59%
Midsize Enterprise
17%
Large Enterprise
24%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
27%
Midsize Enterprise
22%
Large Enterprise
51%
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