Microsoft Azure Pros and Cons
Microsoft Azure Pros
It very quickly provisions servers, infrastructure, and apps on the fly and complies with security requirements and data safety.View full review »
Storage has made remote access to files much more painless and easy.View full review »
Azure has improved my organization because it is a new technology and so the customers who don't have enough knowledge about the cloud delegate the administration of their cloud infrastructure to us. We incorporate and add a new service to our product lineup about how to manage their Azure. It impacts our business because we're able to incorporate this new service.View full review »
Much more intuitive and more visual than AWS. More obvious where things are and how to change their configurations, etc.
Being able to set up, change and configure VMs is easy - a lot easier than in AWS.
Feedback and error messages make much more sense in Azure than in AWS.View full review »
The incorporation of several kinds of storage, such as SSD Premium, enhanced the performance of machines.View full review »
It was easy to deploy our applications on it.View full review »
Azure has the best website amongst all cloud computing platforms. It is simple to utilize, and one can release nearly anything, from app services to host sites.View full review »
I come from the DBA side so for me it's the easy maintenance; backups are very easy as well.View full review »
Microsoft Azure Cons
Scalability is definitely in need of improvement. Azure is a very good solution but it still lacks the performance of other cloud platforms.
Azure does not handle scalability as well as its competitors. Sometimes a 10 percent increase in a server with 20 percent of CPU usage pushes the server up to 100 percent load, and you start having performance issues.
We had issues with the Mobile Service ORM and the Azure SQL Database (cloud version of SQL Server). At times, the queries that are created automatically from the ORM mapping are not very well optimized for this database and that can lead to performance and stability issues. On occasion, the connection manager from the ORM does not handle the database connections very well.View full review »
Azure ARM console can be a bit overwhelming at the beginning.View full review »
The interface is not easy to use. I'd like to see them develop a better interface, more graphical information about the resource and the consumer.View full review »
There are a number of services offered by AWS that are not yet available on Azure.View full review »
Virtual networks might be improved by adding more rules for the validation of protocols and peripheral elements in security assurance.View full review »
We have faced some challenges trying to deploy a new ESP application.View full review »
Establishing the account in the beginning was very difficult.View full review »
I would like to see more databases on the cloud, what they call today Big Data should be there.View full review »