Head to head nomenclature comparison for Azure and AWS

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Components Microsoft Azure Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Regions Azure Regions AWS Global Infrastructure
Compute Services Virtual Machines (VMs) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Cloud Services Amazon Elastic Beanstalk
Azure Websites and Apps
Azure Visual Studio Online None
Container Support Docker Virtual Machine Extension (how to) EC2 Container Service (Preview)
Scaling Options Azure Autoscale Auto Scaling
Analytics/Hadoop Options HDInsight (Hadoop) Elastic MapReduce (EMR)
Government Services Azure Government AWS GovCloud
App/Desktop Services Azure RemoteApp Amazon WorkSpaces
Amazon AppStream
Storage Options Azure Storage (Blobs, Tables, Queues, Files) Amazon Simplge Storage (S3)
Block Storage Azure Blob Storage Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
Hybrid Cloud Storage StorSimple AWS Storage Gateway
Backup Options Azure Backup Amazon Glacier
Storage Services Azure Import Export Amazon Import / Export
Azure File Storage AWS Storage Gateway
Azure Site Recovery None
Content Delivery Network (CDN ) Azure CDN Amazon CloudFront
Database Options Azure SQL Database Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Amazon Redshift
NoSQL Database Options Azure DocumentDB Amazon Dynamo DB
Azure Managed Cache (Redis Cache) Amazon Elastic Cache
Data Orchestration Azure Data Factory AWS Data Pipeline
Networking Options Azure Virtual Network Amazon VPC
Azure ExpressRoute AWS Direct Connect
Azure Traffic Manager Amazon Route 53
Load Balancing Load Balancing for Azure (ELB and ILB) Elastic  Load Balancing
Administration & Security Azure Active Directory AWS Directory Service
AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Multi-Factor Authentication Azure Multi-Factor Authentication AWS Multi-Factor Authentication
Monitoring Azure Operational Insights Amazon CloudTrail
Azure Application Insights Amazon CloudWatch
Azure Event Hubs None
Azure Notification Hubs Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)
Azure Key Vault AWS Key Management Service
Compliance Azure Trust Center AWS CLoudHSM
Management Services & Options Azure Resource Manager Amazon CloudFormation
API Management Azure API Management Amazon API Gateway
Automation Azure Automation AWS OpsWorks
Azure Batch Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)
Azure Service Bus Amazon Simple Workflow (SWF)
Visual Studio AWS CodeDeploy
Azure Scheduler None
Azure Search Amazon CloudSearch
Analytics Azure Stream Analytics Amazon Kinesis
Email Services Azure BizTalk Services Amazon Simple Email Services (SES)
Media Services Azure Media Services Amazon Elastic Transcoder
Amazon Mobile Analytics
Amazon Cognitor
Other Services & Integrations Azure Machine Learning Amazon Machine Learning
Logic Apps AWS Lambda (Preview)
Service Bus AWS Config (Preview)
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