Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a collection of cloud computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 12 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, also known as "EC2", and Amazon Simple Storage Service, also known as "S3". Amazon markets AWS as a service to provide large computing capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.
Amazon AWS is ranked 2nd in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 167 reviews while DigitalOcean is ranked 12th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS). Amazon AWS is rated 8.4, while DigitalOcean is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Amazon AWS writes "Flexible, scales well, and offers good stability". On the other hand, Amazon AWS is most compared with Microsoft Azure, SAP Cloud Platform, OpenShift, IBM Public Cloud and Linode, whereas DigitalOcean is most compared with Oracle Cloud, Google Firebase, Alibaba Cloud, Microsoft Azure and SAP S4HANA on AWS.
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