How to think about cloud providers

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The three big cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP) offer a huge range of managed services. In the end it all boils down to three things, though: compute, storage, and networking. They’re the same ingredients you would use when setting up your own, physical servers and connecting them.

You design first in terms of compute, storage, and networking, then see what the cloud providers have to offer.