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Cloud Foundry vs Engine Yard Cloud: What are the differences?

Cloud Foundry: Deploy and scale applications in seconds on your choice of private or public cloud. Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications; Engine Yard Cloud: Deploy and scale Rails applications in the cloud. The Engine Yard Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a product family that leverages open source technologies to orchestrate and automate the configuration, deployment and management of applications on multiple infrastructures.

Cloud Foundry and Engine Yard Cloud can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

Some of the features offered by Cloud Foundry are:

  • Application and services centric lifecycle API
  • High performance dynamic routing
  • Buildpack support

On the other hand, Engine Yard Cloud provides the following key features:

  • Dedicated, secure, commercial-grade platform that increases agility
  • Focus on your code - not on operations or platform maintenance
  • Scale cloud applications and infrastructure rapidly

Cloud Foundry is an open source tool with 605 GitHub stars and 532 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cloud Foundry's open source repository on GitHub.

VMware, SBT Aqua, and Intel are some of the popular companies that use Cloud Foundry, whereas Engine Yard Cloud is used by ChallengePost, Firecracker, and CoolWorks. Cloud Foundry has a broader approval, being mentioned in 8 company stacks & 13 developers stacks; compared to Engine Yard Cloud, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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    Perfectly aligned with springboot
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    Free distributed tracing (zipkin)
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    Application health management
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    Free service discovery (Eureka)
  • 6
    Great customer support
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    Simple deployment

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What is Cloud Foundry?

Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications.

What is Engine Yard Cloud?

The Engine Yard Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a product family that leverages open source technologies to orchestrate and automate the configuration, deployment and management of applications on multiple infrastructures.

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What are some alternatives to Cloud Foundry and Engine Yard Cloud?
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.
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
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
OpenStack
OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.
Terraform
With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.
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