Posts tagged ‘Amazon’

Is Amazon’s EC2 generating $220M per year?

The analysis leaves a lot to be desired, but the conclusions of CloudScaling’s Randy Bias cannot be ignored. And while simple, the math is grounded in reasonable assumptions and backed by independent sources.

His figure puts AWS revenue for EC2 alone at almost $220 million annually. This is real revenue. And we think he estimate for S3 revenues is way low – the bandwidth costs alone are enormous. There are some interesting points raised in the comments. Care to raise any here?

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October 9, 2009 at 7:48 pm Leave a comment

Google Service to take on AWS?

TechCrunch reports that Google will be offering its BigTable system for public use in short order. The implication being that they will also offer other related services that will give Amazon a run for its money and challenge AWS’s early lead in the cloud-computing on demand space.

The comments are interesting too – seems some folks think that Google will be offering everything for free…

April 5, 2008 at 1:52 am 1 comment


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