Alibaba Cloud Questions

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Alibaba Cloud?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Alibaba Cloud.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Alibaba Cloud, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Alibaba Cloud?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Alibaba Cloud.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Alibaba Cloud, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) Questions
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
ATANACE BIEN-AIME - PeerSpot reviewer
ATANACE BIEN-AIME
User at Visiting Nurse Service of NY
Hi community, I'm working at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees. Please let me know which virtualization software (Oracle VM, Azure VM, Microsoft Hyper-V, Google Compute Engine, VMware, ...) would you recommend for my organization?  Please let me know why would you choose the sugg...
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StevePham - PeerSpot reviewer
StevePhamI am not sure what workloads you're planning to run on the virtualized platform… more »
Chris Childerhose - PeerSpot reviewer
Chris ChilderhoseAs most have mentioned already, this will depend on various things like… more »
6 Answers
Joshua Motilewa - PeerSpot reviewer
Joshua Motilewa
User at Elizade University

Hi professionals,

I'm new to cloud computing and I would like to know which of the popular cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, Oracle or Google?) would you suggest learning first? Why?

Does it make sense to learn just one of them? 

AJ Cunha - PeerSpot reviewer
AJ CunhaHi, Joshua.  One piece of advice I can give you. Be "cloud agnostic". I am… more »
5 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What are the differences between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS? What are some considerations to take into account when choosing between PaaS, SaaS and IaaS?

Arpit  Dumka - PeerSpot reviewer
Arpit DumkaIAAS - Infrastructure As A Service A blank server , nothing is installed . Eg-… more »
Muljo Witono - PeerSpot reviewer
Muljo WitonoIaaS, provides you infrastructure services. If you want to buy a home, they… more »
AJ Cunha - PeerSpot reviewer
AJ CunhaHi, in a nutshell, the level of control over the operation, the price you pay… more »
5 Answers
it_user736194 - PeerSpot reviewer
CEO at a tech vendor

When creating a private cloud, you can choose from several different technologies - some of them are open source (like OpenStack, Open Nebula), others are private (like VMware vCloudSuite, Microsoft Azure). 

Do you have experience with any of them and what is your feedback?

it_user463857 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user463857Comparing just the technonogies is like comparing apples and oranges. You should… more »
24 Answers
it_user689421 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

I want a descriptive differentiation between Amazon cloud solutions and NTT communications.

Parameters/Features like: Compute, Storage, Database, Networking, Analytics, Enterprise applications, Mobile Services, IoT, Developer tools, Management tools, Application Services.

it_user245298 - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Analyst & Sales Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
I'm curious to know what problems people are trying to solve using IaaS -- These solutions can be both hosted or on-premises: AWS/Google Compute/Joyent (hosted) or  VMware/OnApp/Openstack (open-premises) These are just examples, all options are welcome. Also, why did you c...
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Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!
it_user227307 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user227307interoperability with the leading public clouds (AWS, GCE, Azure)
AVij - PeerSpot reviewer
AVij Lower startup cost Reduced TCO. Provides choices in delivery mode like long… more »
NitinKumar - PeerSpot reviewer
NitinKumar1. TCO : options of Long term commitment vs pay as you go 2. Ease of setup ,… more »
20 Answers
it_user3396 - PeerSpot reviewer
Team Lead at Tata Consultancy Services

Hi Cloud Gurus,

Would you please share your take on Cloud Computing & Cloud Services?

What are pro/cons of Rackspace vs. the other leading vendors in this hot field?

Thanks in advance + Happy Holidays.

Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
He wrote: "It would be a bonus if they could automatically move around virtual machines in a clustered environment. We've had several problems where another host on a shared machine is getting a denial of service or overloading the server." Have you had that experience? What changes would you mak...
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Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2014 for cloud computing places Amazon and Microsoft as leaders. Rackspace, Dimension Data, and others that were in last year's Challenger quadrant became this year's Niche Players - agree or disagree?

Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Amazon shares the space only with Microsoft Azure cloud, which, though far below AWS, is now a Leader. What are your experiences with Amazon vs. Microsoft in IaaS? Pros and Cons?
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it_user116742 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user116742Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Windows Azure and Google are the major cloud… more »
it_user74430 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user74430I have been involved in cloud computing for many years. The question is specific… more »
it_user72771 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user72771Yes. AWS's innovation is matched only by its ability to deliver. You can look… more »
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