Cloud Pricing Comparison 2022: AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud. Which offer is the best?

Theodora Fabi
January 2022
4 mins read | Last Updated Feb. 28, 2022, 8:38 p.m.
Quick Summary : 3 major cloud providers, 117 data centers, 252 VM sizes and 48965 options to choose from. Navigating the cloud market isn't easy. The 3 major cloud providers continue to fight a fierce battle against each other and thus push prices down. We show you who is staying ahead of the competition.


Check: Small sized VMs:

Often used for Jenkins build nodes, development and test servers, low traffic webserver and cluster workers of an autoscaling group.

best price

Standard_B1ms

by Azure

1.

1.00 vCPU • 2.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in West US 2



0.0207000000
USD per hour

0.4968000000
USD per day

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c6g.medium

by AWS

2.

1.00 vCPU • 2.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Asia Pacific (Mumbai)

Network Speed: Up to 10 Gigabit

Storage: Up to 4500 Mbps



0.0213000000
USD per hour

0.5112000000
USD per day

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t2d-standard-1

by GCP

3.

1.00 vCPU • 4.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Iowa (us-central1)



0.0422460000
USD per hour

1.0139040000
USD per day

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best price

t4g.medium

by AWS

1.

2.00 vCPU • 4.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Asia Pacific (Mumbai)

Network Speed: Up to 5 Gigabit

Storage: Up to 2085 Mbps



0.0224000000
USD per hour

0.5376000000
USD per day

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n2d-standard-2

by GCP

2.

2.00 vCPU • 8.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Mumbai (asia-south1)



0.0230940000
USD per hour

0.5542560000
USD per day

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Standard_B2s

by Azure

3.

2.00 vCPU • 4.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in North Central US



0.0416000000
USD per hour

0.9984000000
USD per day

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Check: Mid to large sized VMs:

Good size for a Jenkins Master, web servers and dedicated database servers with low to medium load. Back office application, microservices, development environments.



Check: Big VMs:

Often used for large database servers, Java application servers used in challenging business environments and machine learning. Gaming servers.

best price

n2d-standard-8

by GCP

1.

8.00 vCPU • 32.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Mumbai (asia-south1)



0.0923760000
USD per hour

2.2170240000
USD per day

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c6g.2xlarge

by AWS

2.

8.00 vCPU • 16.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Asia Pacific (Mumbai)

Network Speed: Up to 10 Gigabit

Storage: Up to 4500 Mbps



0.1704000000
USD per hour

4.0896000000
USD per day

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Standard_D8as_v5

by Azure

3.

8.00 vCPU • 32.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Central India



0.2220000000
USD per hour

5.3280000000
USD per day

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best price

n2d-standard-32

by GCP

1.

32.00 vCPU • 128.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Mumbai (asia-south1)



0.3695040000
USD per hour

8.8680960000
USD per day

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m6g.8xlarge

by AWS

2.

32.00 vCPU • 128.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Asia Pacific (Mumbai)

Network Speed: 10 Gigabit

Storage: 9000 Mbps



0.8096000000
USD per hour

19.4304000000
USD per day

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Standard_D32as_v5

by Azure

3.

32.00 vCPU • 128.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Central India



0.8890000000
USD per hour

21.3360000000
USD per day

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Check: Buff VMs:

Recommended for large Enterprise application and heavy number crunching or big data. Also for virtual desktops hosting.



Check: Very big VMs:

Big Data, media streaming and in-memory databases & analytics.

best price

n2d-standard-128

by GCP

1.

128.00 vCPU • 512.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Mumbai (asia-south1)



1.4780160000
USD per hour

35.4723840000
USD per day

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m6a.32xlarge

by AWS

2.

128.00 vCPU • 512.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in Asia Pacific (Mumbai)

Network Speed: 50000 Megabit

Storage: 26667 Mbps



3.5552000000
USD per hour

85.3248000000
USD per day

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Standard_M128s_v2

by Azure

3.

128.00 vCPU • 2048.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in West US 2



12.9190000000
USD per hour

310.0560000000
USD per day

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The tiniest VM:

best price

f1-micro

by GCP

1.

0.20 vCPU • 0.60 GiB Memory

On Demand in Iowa (us-central1)



0.0076000000
USD per hour

0.1824000000
USD per day

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The largest VM:

best price

u-6tb1.112xlarge

by AWS

1.

448.00 vCPU • 6144.00 GiB Memory

On Demand in US East (N. Virginia)

Network Speed: 100 Gigabit

Storage: 38000 Mbps



54.6000000000
USD per hour

1310.4000000000
USD per day

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