Azure Virtual Machines vs Laravel Homestead

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Azure Virtual Machines vs Laravel Homestead: What are the differences?

Developers describe Azure Virtual Machines as "It provides on-demand, high-scale, secure, virtualized infrastructure *". You can create Linux and Windows virtual machines. It gives you the flexibility of virtualization for a wide range of computing solutions—development and testing, running applications, and extending your datacenter. It’s the freedom of open-source software configured the way you need it. On the other hand, *Laravel Homestead** is detailed as "The official Laravel local development environment (Vagrant box)". Laravel Homestead is an official, pre-packaged Vagrant "box" that provides you a wonderful development environment without requiring you to install PHP, HHVM, a web server, and any other server software on your local machine. Homestead runs on any Windows, Mac, or Linux system, and includes the Nginx web server, PHP 5.6, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Memcached, and all of the other goodies you need to develop amazing Laravel applications.

Azure Virtual Machines and Laravel Homestead belong to "Virtual Machine" category of the tech stack.

Laravel Homestead is an open source tool with 3.2K GitHub stars and 1.33K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Laravel Homestead's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Laravel Homestead has a broader approval, being mentioned in 29 company stacks & 136 developers stacks; compared to Azure Virtual Machines, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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    Free Tier
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    Backed by Azure
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    Auto Scale
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    Easy to setup
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    Native enviroment
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    Cool if you finally get it set up 4 Win10 by night Devs

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What is Azure Virtual Machines?

You can create Linux and Windows virtual machines. It gives you the flexibility of virtualization for a wide range of computing solutions—development and testing, running applications, and extending your datacenter. It’s the freedom of open-source software configured the way you need it.

What is Laravel Homestead?

Laravel Homestead is an official, pre-packaged Vagrant "box" that provides you a wonderful development environment without requiring you to install PHP, HHVM, a web server, and any other server software on your local machine. Homestead runs on any Windows, Mac, or Linux system, and includes the Nginx web server, PHP 5.6, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Memcached, and all of the other goodies you need to develop amazing Laravel applications.

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    What are some alternatives to Azure Virtual Machines and Laravel Homestead?
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    Amazon EC2
    It is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
    HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)
    HHVM uses a just-in-time (JIT) compilation approach to achieve superior performance while maintaining the flexibility that PHP developers are accustomed to. To date, HHVM (and its predecessor HPHPc before it) has realized over a 9x increase in web request throughput and over a 5x reduction in memory consumption for Facebook compared with the PHP 5.2 engine + APC.
    GraalVM
    An ecosystem and shared runtime offering performance advantages not only to JVM-based languages such as Java, Scala, Groovy, and Kotlin, but also to programming languages as JavaScript, Ruby, Python, and R. Additionally, it enables the execution of native code on the JVM via LLVM front-end.
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