AWS vs AZURE vs GOOGLE: Why choose one over the other?

I know AWS is HUGE and has been around a long and big name companies such as Netflix use them. However, obviously there is Azure and Google cloud.

So, my question is why choose one over the other? Can't someone just do everything in AWS? What am I loosing or gaining by using another provider. I know this is somewhat of a broad question...

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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
in fact these are well googled comparison available which rather than repeating those stuffs, I shared some good ones you can check out further. But there is really no one size fit all but you need to have to decide a fit for purpose in your context - do not depends on purely popularity and market share. But I can say AWS has long list of capability with Cloudfront (CDN), Cloud formation (template), Cloudwatch (log), CloudSearch (google within cloud), IAM (identity), Security (practices, hardening, audit, compliance, Gartner MQ market leader etc).

..and speed which this though in Feb 2014 gives us hints on the test ascertaining thru the cloud candidate conduct that may factor cost effectiveness (or value for investment) ....

As a whole,
- AWS is huge fav as the first mover (largely known to those who are in earlier cloud domain "birth") in all aspect for price and security compliance
- Azure can be in AWS league too but in aspects for mostly existing MS clients and ooking for PaaS who has on-premise and going hybrid with ADFS since they already have established support escalation.
- Google (Compute) is "newcomer" (in 2013) but growing huge as its acquisition of OpenDNS and support for Android mobility are going to give it that extra edge to its strong arm of cloud data storage and analytics tools (together with backup/sync) to those existing user

Coming back to the cost and speed earlier touch on, see this for a recent snapshot - didn't change that much far
Google now has a significantly lower cost in standard compute instances vs. AWS (m3) unless you are willing to commit to pay upfront for 3-Year Reserved Instances (RIs).

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