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
Render
Website render.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2018
Data Center Locations 4
Example Customers Red Bull, Watershed, Equals, Felt

Cost Comparison

How do Microsoft Azure's prices compare against Render?

Example configuration Microsoft Azure Render
VM Small $7.49 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (B1s) $25.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (Web Service)
VM Medium $137.52 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (A4v2) $175.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (Web Service)
VM Large $288.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (A8v2) $450.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (Web Service)
Block Storage $9.60 / mo 128 GiB $25.00 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $21.50 / mo 1 TB --
Load Balancer $23.25 / mo Standard Included in plan
Managed PostgreSQL $131.89 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GiB RAM, 50 GB storage (Gen 5) $95.00 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 96 GB storage
Managed Redis®* $39.60 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GiB RAM (Basic C1) $32.00 / mo 1 GB RAM
Serverless 25M Executions $29.80 / mo 25M invocations, 512 MB RAM, 150 ms duration --
Free egress allowance 100 GB / mo 100 GB - 1 TB, depends on plan
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $78.30 $300.00

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 Render offer:

Service Microsoft Azure Render
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 Render on Feb. 29, 2024.