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Opinions on all things cloud, containers, devops, infrastructure-as-code and software development.

  • What is your ping, Google Cloud and Amazon AWS?

    Public cloud providers have built data-centers - regions - around the world. In this post we’ll focus on the ping round-trip-time (RTT) latency between VMs spawned in these data centers.

  • Are Similar VM T-shirt Sizes Across Cloud Providers Comparable in Performance?

    TL;DR - public cloud VM packaging is not indicative of performance, don’t believe what the VM T-Shirt size says, especially while comparing similarly packaged VMs from other cloud providers. Single vCPU VMs spun up on multiple clouds showed remarkable performance differences. The performance-to-cost ratio differences between the VMs were even more profound.