Is AWS a VPS? AWS(Amazon Web Service) is a VPC service. In a VPC all the resources are available in the cloud, which means resources are available on demand. Hence it is more or less like a VPS, as in this case also you get a Virtual machine, but this virtual machine comes with infinite resources, rather than a fixed configuration.
Is EC2 a VPS? EC2 really is a VPS, just the pricing model is structured differently. When you are talking about single instances running 24/7, my comparisons have come out similar to yours, they work out pretty close to the same.
What is a VPS vs VM? A VPS is a physical server partitioned into several smaller virtual servers, with one shared operating system. Whereas a VMware Virtual Machine, splits the server completely, with each partition running its own operating system with its own dedicated resources.
Are virtual servers the same as cloud? While cloud computing and virtualization rely on similar models and principles, they are intrinsically different. Simply put, virtualization can make one resource act like many, while cloud computing lets different users access a single pool of resources.