AppFog vs Clever Cloud

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AppFog

6
19
+ 1
14
Clever Cloud

214
254
+ 1
975
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AppFog vs Clever Cloud: What are the differences?

Developers describe AppFog as "Simple PaaS for Java, Python, Node, .Net, Ruby, PHP, MySQL, Mongo, and PostgreSQL". AppFog provides the infrastructure web developers need to build apps without worrying about IT tasks or having to wait days to get servers ready for writing code. AppFog’s web application technologies include PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, Python, Java, .NET, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. On the other hand, Clever Cloud is detailed as "Deploy and run apps with bulletproof infrastructure, automatic scaling, and fair pricing". Clever Cloud is a polyglot cloud application platform. The service helps developers to build applications with many languages and services, with auto-scaling features and a true pay-as-you-go pricing model.

AppFog and Clever Cloud belong to "Platform as a Service" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by AppFog are:

  • Launches fast, runs fast- Varnish Cache and op-code caching run applications with less server load and accelerated performance.
  • Reduces ops work- No more configuring servers, firewalls, Apache, security, or installing frameworks.
  • Plays well with any SCM- Versioning is critical. AppFog is compatible with code management systems like git, svn, and mercurial.

On the other hand, Clever Cloud provides the following key features:

  • Auto-scalability
  • Multi-language
  • SQL and NoSQL

"The basic plan is free" is the top reason why over 3 developers like AppFog, while over 146 developers mention "Quick & easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Clever Cloud.

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Pros of AppFog
Pros of Clever Cloud
  • 4
    Allocate multiple instances to one app for free
  • 4
    The basic plan is free
  • 3
    Pricing by memory size
  • 2
    Great for startups
  • 1
    10 Free instances
  • 147
    Quick & easy setup
  • 103
    Amazing support
  • 87
    Ultra fast answer to any question
  • 82
    Github integration
  • 74
    Time saver
  • 66
    Fast apps
  • 62
    Cool admin interface
  • 51
    Postgresql as a service
  • 43
    Receive email from the ceo when one of my process crash
  • 33
    Easy deployment of playframework
  • 20
    Autoscale nodejs processes
  • 19
    Easy nodejs deployment
  • 16
    Don't need devops in our team
  • 15
    Great service
  • 12
    Elegant and convenient paas and great support
  • 11
    Easy mongodb backup
  • 11
    Great customer support
  • 10
    Easiest scala / playframework setup i have seen
  • 9
    Really great and usefull product with an amazing team
  • 8
    Awesome docker support
  • 8
    Quick & easy to start to use
  • 7
    Up & running with Node in minutes
  • 7
    Git push and it's prodded
  • 6
    Deploy with docker
  • 6
    Easy setup with great customer support
  • 5
    Amazing experience - after using heroku, nodejitsu, etc
  • 5
    Superficial support team
  • 4
    Really safe,quick and responsive! probably best one
  • 4
    Customer support is awesome
  • 3
    More than efficient scaler
  • 3
    KISS principle
  • 3
    My devs like it which means I like it! Great support
  • 3
    Clean interface
  • 2
    They are a pleasure to work with
  • 2
    Easy setup, CTO and team influencers
  • 2
    Easy setup and deploy for play framework and scala
  • 2
    Amazing Gif Generator
  • 2
    No-brainer, efficient, never gets in the way
  • 2
    Great docker support, just via web + git
  • 2
    Awesome support and easy to use..! using laravel (php)
  • 2
    Haskell support without worries
  • 2
    Easy deployment
  • 2
    Top notch support by developer peers
  • 2
    No code integration needed
  • 2
    Auto redeploy after git push
  • 1
    They accept bitcoin
  • 1
    Ffmpeg available for nodejs servers
  • 1
    Too much powered servers and add-ons
  • 1
    Simple to use, brilliant team, super reliable
  • 1
    Reported bugs are fixed during the following hour
  • 1
    Online postgresql admin gui
  • 1
    Manage ops parts for me
  • 1
    Fast deployment time

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Cons of AppFog
Cons of Clever Cloud
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    • 2
      Super expensive
    • 1
      Not a whole lot of flexibility

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    What is AppFog?

    AppFog provides the infrastructure web developers need to build apps without worrying about IT tasks or having to wait days to get servers ready for writing code. AppFog’s web application technologies include PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, Python, Java, .NET, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

    What is Clever Cloud?

    Clever Cloud is a polyglot cloud application platform. The service helps developers to build applications with many languages and services, with auto-scaling features and a true pay-as-you-go pricing model.

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    What are some alternatives to AppFog and Clever Cloud?
    Heroku
    Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
    Red Hat OpenShift
    OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
    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 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.
    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.
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