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    Microsoft Azure Alternatives

    Microsoft Azure is described as 'and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters' and is a popular Cloud Hosting service in the backup & sync category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Microsoft Azure for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Windows, Mac and SaaS. The best alternative is DigitalOcean. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Heroku or OpenShift. Other great apps like Microsoft Azure are Linode, OpenStack, Vultr and Amazon Web Services.

    Microsoft Azure is mainly a Web Hosting Service but alternatives to it may also be Cloud Computing Services or Cloud Hosting Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Azure.
    This page was last updated Apr 25, 2022
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    1. Deploy, manage, and scale cloud applications faster and more efficiently on DigitalOcean. We make managing infrastructure easy for teams and businesses, whether you’re running one virtual machine or ten thousand.
    2. Heroku is a cloud application platform for Ruby, Rails, Node.js, Java, Python, Scala and Clojure web apps. Everything you need to build, run, and scale:
      Most users think Heroku is a great alternative to Microsoft Azure.

    3. Linode’s cloud computing platform was launched in 2003, to accelerate innovation by making Linux virtual machines simple, affordable, and accessible to all.
    4. OpenShift is Red Hat's free, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) for applications. As an application platform in the cloud, OpenShift manages the stack so you can focus on your code.
      Most users think OpenShift is a great alternative to Microsoft Azure.
    5. OpenStack OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds.
      Most users think OpenStack is a great alternative to Microsoft Azure.

    6. Vultr, founded in 2014, is on a mission to empower developers and businesses by simplifying the deployment of infrastructure via its advanced cloud platform.
    7. In 2006, Amazon Web Services LLC (“AWS”), an company, officially began offering developer customers access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform.
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    8. Render is a modern cloud provider that makes it effortless and instant to deploy your code in production.
    9. Google App Engine is a free* platform for developing and hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. App Engine offers fast development and deployment; simple administration, with no need to worry about hardware, patches or backups; and effortless scalability.
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