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Apollo vs Atlantis: What are the differences?

Developers describe Apollo as "GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more". Build a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing REST APIs, so you can ship new application features fast without waiting on backend changes. On the other hand, Atlantis is detailed as "Open Source PaaS Built on Docker, by Ooyala". Atlantis is an Open Source PaaS for HTTP applications built on Docker and written in Go. It makes it easy to build and deploy applications in a safe, repeatable fashion, and flexibly route requests to the appropriate containers.

Apollo and Atlantis can be primarily classified as "Platform as a Service" tools.

Apollo and Atlantis are both open source tools. Apollo with 7.53K GitHub stars and 935 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Atlantis with 381 GitHub stars and 33 GitHub forks.

Decisions about Apollo and Atlantis
Márton Danóczy

We wanted to save as much time as possible when writing our back-end, therefore Apollo was out of the question, we went for an auto-generated API instead. Hasura looked good in the beginning, but we wanted to retain the ability to add a few manual resolvers and modifications to auto-generated ones, which ruled out Hasura. Postgraphile with its Plug-In architecture was the right choice for us, we never regretted it!

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Pros of Apollo
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    From the creators of Meteor
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    Great documentation
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    Real time if use subscription
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    It's so sunken

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What is Apollo?

Build a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing REST APIs, so you can ship new application features fast without waiting on backend changes.

What is Atlantis?

Atlantis is an Open Source PaaS for HTTP applications built on Docker and written in Go. It makes it easy to build and deploy applications in a safe, repeatable fashion, and flexibly route requests to the appropriate containers.

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