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Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon AWS vs. OpenShift and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"Machine learning is a valuable feature.""The stability is magnificent, it's spectacular.""Newly introduced features advance capabilities.""Amazon AWS is easy to use and in the past two years, I've never had any issues with scalability or stability.""The technical support is good.""I like the storage, all the codes like Lambda and Amazon EMR.""Amazon AWS has many merits, in terms of scalability, stability, and availability. I have loved using this tool.""This solution is stable and reliable."

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"Provides support throughout the whole platform.""The most valuable feature is the high availability for the applications.""The solution provides a lot of flexibility to the application team for running their applications in the container platform, without needing to monitor the entire infrastructure all the time. It automatically scales and automatically self-heals. There is also a mechanism to alert the team in case it is over-committing or overutilizing the application."

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Cons
"The features that should be improved are that there should be better clarity on their invoicing. There are so many things they charge for - high line items in the invoice. I think there should be more clarity and more ease of use with their billing. I'd like to see better ease of use of with the billing console and a clear dashboard to understand the usage.""The user interface (UI) needs improvement. Right now, it's not the best.""The solution can get to be a little expensive.""Some extensions are better than others.""Amazon AWS would be improved if it were more stable and if customer support's responses were faster.""Could be more user friendly and include additional applications.""I'd like to see integration with MySQL.""The problem with AWS is you have to keep up with the technology. If you don't stay up to date with the technology and its latest changes then you won't know what to use in your infrastructure."

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"The solution only offers support for one server.""Not a ten because it's not a standard solution and the endpoint protection user has to prepare with documentation or have training from other people. It's not easy to start because it's not like other solutions.""Documentation and technical support could be improved. The product is good, but when we raise a case with support—say we are having an image issue—the support is not really up to the mark. It is difficult to get support... When we raise a case, their support people will hesitate to get on a call or a screen-sharing session. That is a major drawback when it comes to OpenShift."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "It's my understanding that our company is charged a few hundred dollars on a monthly basis."
  • "I find that Amazon AWS is expensive."
  • "The Oracle licensing is higher than it is with Amazon AWS."
  • "I think they've done a pretty good job with their pricing."
  • "Its price is kind of okay. When we do a migration from on-premises to the cloud, we typically use the lift-and-shift model. Based on the studies that we have done, cost savings are definitely there when we moved from on-premises to the cloud."
  • "The price could be lower."
  • "There are many variables involved in pricing service in AWS and overall the pricing is a bit on the higher side."
  • "AWS is not an expensive product."
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  • "I don't deal with the cost part, but I know that the cost is very high when compared to other products. They charge for CPU and memory, but we don't worry about it."
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    Overview

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a collection of cloud computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 12 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, also known as "EC2", and Amazon Simple Storage Service, also known as "S3". Amazon markets AWS as a service to provide large computing capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.

    OpenShift is Red Hat's Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that allows developers to quickly develop, host, and scale applications in a cloud environment. With OpenShift you have a choice of offerings, including online, on-premise, and open source project options.

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    Pinterest, General Electric, Pfizer, Netflix, and Nasdaq.
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    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company29%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Media Company6%
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    Healthcare Company25%
    Pharma/Biotech Company13%
    Non Tech Company13%
    Comms Service Provider13%
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    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Insurance Company5%
    Company Size
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    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise39%
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    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise69%
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    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise63%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon AWS vs. OpenShift and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    563,148 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Amazon AWS is ranked 2nd in PaaS Clouds with 151 reviews while OpenShift is ranked 6th in PaaS Clouds with 3 reviews. Amazon AWS is rated 8.4, while OpenShift is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Amazon AWS writes "Flexible, scales well, and offers good stability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of OpenShift writes "Managing infrastructure is easy because of self-healing and automatic scaling, but technical support is not up to the mark". Amazon AWS is most compared with Microsoft Azure, SAP Cloud Platform, IBM Public Cloud, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Google App Engine, whereas OpenShift is most compared with Pivotal Cloud Foundry, VMware Tanzu Application Service, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud Platform and VMware vRealize Automation (vRA). See our Amazon AWS vs. OpenShift report.

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