Azure Websites vs Clever Cloud: What are the differences?
Developers describe Azure Websites as "Deploy and scale modern websites and web apps in seconds". Azure Websites is a fully managed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that enables you to build, deploy and scale enterprise-grade web Apps in seconds. Focus on your application code, and let Azure take care of the infrastructure to scale and securely run it for you. On the other hand, Clever Cloud is detailed as "Deploy and run apps with bulletproof infrastructure, automatic scaling, and fair pricing". Clever Cloud is a polyglot cloud application platform. The service helps developers to build applications with many languages and services, with auto-scaling features and a true pay-as-you-go pricing model.
Azure Websites and Clever Cloud can be primarily classified as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Azure Websites are:
- .NET, Java, PHP, Node.js, Python
- Built-in AutoScale and Load Balancing
- High Availability with Auto-Patching
On the other hand, Clever Cloud provides the following key features:
- SQL and NoSQL
"Ease of deployment" is the top reason why over 14 developers like Azure Websites, while over 146 developers mention "Quick & easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Clever Cloud.
Microsoft, Jet.com, and Crowdkeep are some of the popular companies that use Azure Websites, whereas Clever Cloud is used by Accenture, Uplust, and Rude Baguette. Azure Websites has a broader approval, being mentioned in 73 company stacks & 36 developers stacks; compared to Clever Cloud, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.