Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure has consistently competed against the offerings from Amazon (AWS) and Google (Google Cloud Platform) to remain one of the most popular platforms for deploying and managing server apps.
The solutions include a full cloud environment for app development and deployment, and Azure handles the server and storage provisioning on the users’ behalf so that they can focus on improving the code. Today, we pit it against Heroku, one of the oldest container-based app development platforms.
If you are looking to select between the two, continue reading as we discuss the features and advantages, so that you can make an informed choice.
- Azure is a multi-purpose cloud service and Heroku a PaaS
- Heroku is a managed service and Azure has managed and non-managed services
- Azure is from Microsoft and Heroku is from Salesforce
- Azure has datacenters worldwide and Heroku works on USA or Europe regions