The Basics

Microsoft Azure
Website azure.microsoft.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2008
Data Center Locations 66
Example Customers General Motors, NHS, Fujitsu, NBA
Oracle Cloud
Website www.oracle.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2016
Data Center Locations 39
Example Customers Bosch, Uber, Marriott, Telefónica Colombia

Cost Comparison

How do Microsoft Azure's prices compare against Oracle Cloud?

Example configuration Microsoft Azure Oracle Cloud
VM Small $7.49 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (B1s) $10.42 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (VM.Standard.E4.Flex - 50% burstable)
VM Medium $137.52 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (A4v2) $27.53 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (VM.Standard.E4.Flex - 50% burstable)
VM Large $288.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (A8v2) $92.26 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (VM.Standard.E4.Flex)
Block Storage $9.60 / mo 128 GiB $4.25 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $21.50 / mo 1 TB $25.57 / mo
Load Balancer $23.25 / mo Standard $7.86 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL $131.89 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GiB RAM, 50 GB storage (Gen 5) $70.56 / mo 4 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (PostgreSQL.VM.Standard.Flex.E4)
Managed Redis®* $39.60 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GiB RAM (Basic C1) $27.94 / mo 2 GB RAM
Serverless 25M Executions $29.80 / mo 25M invocations, 512 MB RAM, 150 ms duration --
Free egress allowance 100 GB / mo 10 TB / mo
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $78.30 $8.50 1 TB

Note: Our pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud offer:

Service Microsoft Azure Oracle Cloud
Block Storage
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Container Registry
GPU-powered Servers
Load Balancer
Managed Containers
Managed Kubernetes
Managed MySQL
Managed PostgreSQL
Managed Redis®*
Object Storage
Serverless Cron Jobs
Serverless Functions
Static Sites
Virtual Private Server (VPS)

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Our data for Microsoft Azure was last updated on Feb. 10, 2024, and for Oracle Cloud on Feb. 10, 2024.