#研究分享#【云计算中的“大佬们”】

#研究分享#【云计算中的“大佬们”】云可以即时访问你所有数据、照片、音乐和应用程序,而且无需在本地存储任何数据。事实上,用户几乎可以从世界上任何地方,跨多个设备和平台访问云。信息图是在云计算领域突出的企业,排名前五的是亚马逊、微软、谷歌、Rackspace、IBM。需要注意的是,亚马逊网络服务(AWS)于2002年推出,并在短时间内成为云计算(IaaS,PaaS)中最大的单一参与者。http://www.looooker.com/?p=67737

The Impressive Stats Behind Amazon’s Dominance of the Cloud

To the average person, cloud computing must seem quite magical.

All at once, the cloud provides instant access to all of your data, photos, music, and applications, without you having to store any of that data locally. In fact, users can access the cloud from practically anywhere in the world, and across multiple devices and platforms.

Yet, this all happens without you actually seeing any visible infrastructure. With data now being created at record speeds, where the heck is all this information being physically stored?

The Rise of AWS

Even though you can’t see the vast infrastructure that runs the cloud, it does exist somewhere.

As today’s infographic from RapidValue shows, much of this infrastructure is owned and operated by Amazon, through its extremely profitable subsidiary of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Here are the key stats on this dominant service that powers much of the internet today:

The Impressive Stats Behind Amazon's Dominance of the Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) quietly launched in 2002, and in a short time has been able to scale into the largest single player in cloud computing (IaaS, PaaS).

While it is a well-known name to software developers, AWS emerged on a more mainstream basis once its financials were separated from those of parent Amazon.com.

Even in 2018, AWS delivered most of Amazon’s operating income.

AWS By the Numbers

To understand the true scale of AWS, you need to look at the numbers.

  • AWS has over 1 million active users in 190 countries
  • AWS has 5x more deployed cloud infrastructure as their next 14 competitors combined
  • Each day, AWS adds as much infrastructure as they used to run in total 7 years back
  • Amazon S3 is designed to deliver 99.999999999% durability and scale past trillions of objects worldwide
  • AWS partner, Netflix, accounts for up to one-third of Internet traffic during peak usage times
  • AWS accounts for 41.5% of the public cloud market, bigger than Microsoft, Google, Rackspace, and IBM combined

Through incredible economies of scale, AWS has decreased its prices at least as many as 60 times since its launch – and despite this, AWS generated a whopping $26 billion in revenue for parent Amazon in 2018.

原文作者:Jeff Desjardins

原文来源:https://www.visualcapitalist.com/

原文网址:https://www.visualcapitalist.com/stats-amazon-dominance-cloud/


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