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AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.

What is AWS Elastic Beanstalk?

Once you upload your application, Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.
AWS Elastic Beanstalk is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses AWS Elastic Beanstalk?

Companies
596 companies reportedly use AWS Elastic Beanstalk in their tech stacks, including Stack, Accenture, and Glovo.

Developers
1278 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk Integrations

Docker, Datadog, Codeship, AWS CodePipeline, and Papertrail are some of the popular tools that integrate with AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
Pros of AWS Elastic Beanstalk
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Integrates with other aws services
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Simple deployment
44
Fast
28
Painless
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Free
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Independend app container
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Well-documented
2
Ability to be customized
2
Postgres hosting
Decisions about AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose AWS Elastic Beanstalk in their tech stack.

waheed khan
Associate Java Developer at txtsol · | 6 upvotes · 2.8K views

I am working on a full-stack application [Spring Boot (Java), AngularJS 7, MySQL] and Apache Maven as a build tool => I need to deploy and host this web app on AWS. I searched about it and find out I have to use PAAS. There are 2 things. 1- AWS Elastic Beanstalk 2- Amazon EC2 my question is that what services should I use to deploy and host my web app.

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk's Features

  • Elastic Beanstalk is built using familiar software stacks such as the Apache HTTP Server for Node.js, PHP and Python, Passenger for Ruby, IIS 7.5 for .NET, and Apache Tomcat for Java
  • There is no additional charge for Elastic Beanstalk - you pay only for the AWS resources needed to store and run your applications.
  • Easy to begin – Elastic Beanstalk is a quick and simple way to deploy your application to AWS. You simply use the AWS Management Console, Git deployment, or an integrated development environment (IDE) such as Eclipse or Visual Studio to upload your application
  • Impossible to outgrow – Elastic Beanstalk automatically scales your application up and down based on default Auto Scaling settings
  • Complete control – Elastic Beanstalk lets you "open the hood" and retain full control over the AWS resources powering your application
  • Flexible – You have the freedom to select the Amazon EC2 instance type that is optimal for your application based on CPU and memory requirements, and can choose from several available database options
  • Reliable – Elastic Beanstalk runs within Amazon's proven network infrastructure and datacenters, and provides an environment where developers can run applications requiring high durability and availability.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
Google App Engine
Google has a reputation for highly reliable, high performance infrastructure. With App Engine you can take advantage of the 10 years of knowledge Google has in running massively scalable, performance driven systems. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow.
AWS CodeDeploy
AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates code deployments to Amazon EC2 instances. AWS CodeDeploy makes it easier for you to rapidly release new features, helps you avoid downtime during deployment, and handles the complexity of updating your applications.
Docker
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
AWS CloudFormation
You can use AWS CloudFormation’s sample templates or create your own templates to describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required to run your application. You don’t need to figure out the order in which AWS services need to be provisioned or the subtleties of how to make those dependencies work.
Azure App Service
Quickly build, deploy, and scale web apps created with popular frameworks .NET, .NET Core, Node.js, Java, PHP, Ruby, or Python, in containers or running on any operating system. Meet rigorous, enterprise-grade performance, security, and compliance requirements by using the fully managed platform for your operational and monitoring tasks.
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