Amazon Web Services
Launched in 2002 Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the leading cloud platform providers. AWS’ Beanstalk has changed the way developers push their applications into Amazon’s cloud. AWS cloud handles the deployment details, capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling and app health monitoring for the application pushed into the cloud.
Windows Azure is relatively new entrant in the cloud platform league and gathering momentum. It provides full-fledged cloud services operating system that has service hosting and service management capabilities. It is an open and flexible cloud platform built for developers and app owners.