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Azure App Service Web Apps (Azure Web Apps)

Its a service for hosting web applications, REST APIs, and mobile back ends. You can develop in any language, be it .NET, .NET Core, Java, Ruby, Node.js, PHP, or Python. Applications run and scale with ease in Windows-based environments. 

Web Apps not only adds the power of Microsoft Azure to your application, like security, load balancing, autoscaling, and automated management. You can also take advantage of its DevOps capabilities,like continuous deployment from Azure DevOps, GitHub, Docker Hub, and other sources, package management, staging environments, custom domain, and SSL certificates.Besides Web Apps in App Service, Azure offers other services that can be used for hosting websites and web applications. For most sides, Web Apps is the best choice.


Cloud Services

Azure Cloud Services is an example of a platform as a service (PaaS). Like Azure App Service, this technology is designed to support applications that are scalable, reliable, and economical to operate. In the same way that App Service is hosted on virtual machines (VMs), the same as is Azure Cloud Services. However, you have more control over the VMs. You can install your own software on VMs that use Azure Cloud Services, and you can access them remotely.

There are two types of Azure Cloud Services roles. The only difference between them is how your role is hosted on the VMs:

Web role: Automatically deploys and hosts your app through IIS.

Worker role: Does not use IIS, and runs your app standalone.

 

Comparison Table
  Azure Web Apps Cloud Services
Supported Platforms Support for ASP.NET, Node.js, Java, PHP, or Python Support for Java, Node.js, PHP, Python, .NET and Ruby
URL <AppName>.AzureWebSites.Net <CloudServiceName>.CloudApp.Net
DevOps Supports CI, CD using Visual Studio Team Services, GitHub or BitBucket. Supports CI, CD using Visual Studio Team Services, GitHub or BitBucket.
Access to server desktop No control Some control
Visual studio integration Yes Yes
Configure Start-Up tasks No (must use WebJob) Yes
Multiple applications on same servers Yes No
Auto-scaling Yes Yes
Webserver maintenance Not required, Azure does OS patching and other activities. Not required, Azure does OS patching and other activities.
Scale up without redeploy Yes No
Swap build between staging and production environment Yes (free) Yes (additional cost)
Deployment time Fast Very Slow
Support for Multi-Tier architecture Yes Yes
Access to other services like storage, service bus Yes Yes

 

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