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Apples to Oranges: Why Comparing Compute Units Can Derail the Cloud Conversation

Two of the most popular cloud vendors today are Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Rackspace. An examination of how they bill shows that both measure the size of “compute units” differently in pricing their solutions. These compute units include variable levels of storage, memory, platform and virtual machines – levels selected and defined by the… Continue reading >