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DescriptionAWS Elastic Beanstalk is an even easier way for you to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. You simply upload your application, and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.RUN@cloud builds on the power of the CloudBees platform to allow developers to deploy Java applications into the cloud. It brings traditional application server functionality to the cloud, providing load balancing, scalability, and high availability for web apps, Java EE apps, and Spring apps.Cloud Foundry is the open platform as a service project initiated by VMware. It can support multiple frameworks, multiple cloud providers, and multiple application services all on a cloud scale platform.An open source cloud application platform that enables organizations to easily take any app to any cloud - with zero code changes.CumuLogic PaaS for Java and Spring applications provides capability to mix and match multi-vendor and open source infrastructure software components for developers to build highly scalable modern applications and enterprise IT to deploy applications on on-premise and off-premise clouds. CumuLogic is cloud-agnostic and enables application deployment in multi-cloud environments to provide High availability, autoscaling, health monitoring and performance analytics.DotCloud lets you create the best cloud stack for your application. We give developers and IT professionals the freedom and flexibility to mix and match languages, databases, caching and messaging components without the need for additional servers or infrastructure.Engine Yard AppCloud is an ideal Platform-as-a-Service for a range of Rails applications, from smaller-scale web applications that run within a single compute instance to large-scale applications that require the reliability, elasticity, and performance of high-availability clusters.Google App Engine enables you to build and host web apps on the same systems that power Google applications. App Engine offers fast development and deployment; simple administration, with no need to worry about hardware, patches or backups; and effortless scalability.Heroku (pronounced her-OH-koo) is a cloud application platform for Ruby – a new way of building and deploying web apps.Jelastic is a cloud-based platform that lets you set up auto-scaling Java applications in seconds. No installation or configuration is needed, as Jelastic automatically installs, configures and interconnect server instances with selected software stacks. No code-changes are required, and Jelastic is compatible with a wide range of industry-standard software stacks including Tomcat 6 & 7, Glassfish, Jetty, JDK 6 & 7, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, CouchDB, nginx, and more. Jelastic is available both in the US (provided by ServInt) and Europe (provided by Host Europe).Windows Azure is a Microsoft cloud computing platform used to build, host and scale web applications through Microsoft data centers.The platform consists of various on-demand services hosted in Microsoft data centers and commoditized through three product brands: Windows Azure (an operating system providing scalable compute and storage facilities), SQL Azure (a cloud-based, scale-out version of SQL Server), and Windows Azure AppFabric (a collection of services supporting applications both in the cloud and on premise).Morphlabs helps businesses get to the cloud faster, more reliably and with more flexibility. Our mCloud solution is a comprehensive cloud computing platform that starts with Infrastructure as a Service and extends into Platform as a Service and Software as a Service.Rackspace Cloud Sites is a robust platform-as-a-service (PaaS) hosting cloud built for easily deploying and scaling static and dynamic web applications built on PHP or ASP/.NET. It supports inherent scaling and redundancy via load-balancing apps across multiple servers and supports two popular database back-ends (MySQL and MS SQL Server).Cloud Sites automatically balances your traffic across an entire cluster of servers. It's web hosting without the hassles of managing a dedicated server or the poor performance common with shared hosting. Just code it, load it and watch it scale.OpenShift (from the open-source leader, Red Hat) is the free Platform-as-a-Service solution built on the technologies that you know and trust. OpenShift allows developers to use their IDE, command-line, or browser to deploy and run applications in the cloud. OpenShift supports multiple languages and frameworks as well as auto-scaling, monitoring and many other awesome features that make your life easier. With OpenShift, you can just focus on your code. Code is a cloud computing platform as a service from, that developers use to build multi tenant applications hosted on their servers as a service. The platform allows external developers to create add-on applications that integrate into the main application and are hosted on's infrastructure. These applications are built using Apex (a proprietary Java-like programming language for the platform) and Visualforce (an XML-like syntax for building user interfaces in HTML, Ajax or Flex).
Development StatusProductionProductionBetaProductionBetaProductionProductionProductionProductionBetaProductionProductionBetaProduction
Technologies supportedJavaJavaJava / Spring, Groovy/Grails, Ruby Rails & Sinatra, Node.jsJava, .NET, Groovy, Ruby, C++, Node.JS, Spring, ChefJava, SpringPython, Ruby, node.js, Java,perl, PHPRubyJava, PythonRubyJavaC#, Java, PHP, RubyPHP, ASP, .NETJava, Java EE, Python, Perl, PHP, Ruby
Open sourceNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes Based on Open Source technologiesNo
Cloud hostingYes AWS cloudYesYes Supports deployment on any cloud IaaS (private and public) and BYON (bring-your-own-nodes)Yes Amazon EC2, Private Clouds: OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus, VMware vSphereYesYes private or public cloud: Amazon EC2Yes Multi-tenant PaaS (platform-as-a-service)Yes Multi IaaS Provider (AWS, etc.)Yes
Content Delivery Network (CDN)YesYes Rackspace Cloud Files/Akamai
RepositoriesMaven, Git, SVN, SVN (coming)git, mercurialMaven, Git, SVNN/A, FTP/SFTP for code deploymentgit, ssh, rsync
DatabasesMySQLMongoDB, MySQL and Redis (more soon)Cassandra, MongoDB, MySQL, HSQLMySQL, MySQL cluster, MongoDBMySQL, PostgreSQL, mongoDB, redis,Amazon RDS (MySQL), MongoDB, Redis, CouchDB...Maria DB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, CouchDBMySQL 5 & MS SQL Server 2008Multiple: MySQL, MongoDB, MemBase, Memcache
PluginsYes 300Yes Memcache, Sendgrid...Yes Maven, Ant
APIYes REST API and CLI tools to automate tasksYes CLIYes CLI, REST, WebYes REST APIYes REST APIYesYesYes REST API and a managed API for working with the storage servicesNo Not for the Sites platform specifically; full API for object storage/CDN serviceYes REST API
Centralized Dashboard and ConsoleYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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  • A free account can use up to 1GB of storage and up to 5 million page views a month.
  • Outgoing Bandwidth : $0.12 per gigabyte
  • Incoming Bandwidth : $0.10 per gigabyte
  • CPU Time : $0.10 per CPU hour
  • Stored Data : $0.15 per gigabyte/month
  • High Replication Storage : $0.45 per gigabyte/month
  • Recipients: $0.0001 per Emailed recipients
  • Always On :$0.30 daily
Free in BetaWindows Azure Storage utilization is calculated based on your average usage during a billing period of blob, table, queue, and Windows Azure Drive storage. For example, if you consistently utilized 10GB of storage for the first half of the month and none for the second half of the month, you would be billed for your average usage of 5GB of storage.$149/month (no contract)
  • Unlimited domains & applications
  • Robust control panel for deploying/managing applications, domains, email, databases
  • 50GB of scalable SAN storage
  • 500GB premium bandwidth (per month)
  • 10,000 compute cycles (per month)
  • 24x7x365 live support via phone, ticket, live chat
  • Access to deploy both PHP and ASP.NET applications within the same account

Additional Features
  • Client billing service
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