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AWS Elastic Beanstalk vs Nanobox: What are the differences?

What is AWS Elastic Beanstalk? Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. Once you upload your application, Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.

What is Nanobox? The Ideal Platform for Developers. Nanobox is the ideal platform for developers allowing you to focus on code, not config, by removing the need to deal with environment configuration and dev-ops complexity.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk and Nanobox can be primarily classified as "Platform as a Service" tools.

Some of the features offered by AWS Elastic Beanstalk are:

  • 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

On the other hand, Nanobox provides the following key features:

  • Easy to setup
  • Robust dashboard
  • Application monitoring

Nanobox is an open source tool with 1.36K GitHub stars and 73 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nanobox's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Pros of Nanobox
  • 77
    Integrates with other aws services
  • 65
    Simple deployment
  • 44
    Fast
  • 28
    Painless
  • 16
    Free
  • 3
    Independend app container
  • 3
    Well-documented
  • 2
    Postgres hosting
  • 2
    Ability to be customized
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    Cons of AWS Elastic Beanstalk
    Cons of Nanobox
    • 2
      Charges appear automatically after exceeding free quota
    • 1
      Lots of moving parts and config
    • 0
      Slow deployments
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      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.

      What is Nanobox?

      Nanobox is the ideal platform for developers allowing you to focus on code, not config, by removing the need to deal with environment configuration and dev-ops complexity.

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