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fabric8 vs OpenShift: What are the differences?

fabric8: Open source microservices platform based on Docker, Kubernetes and Jenkins. fabric8 makes it easy to create microservices, build, test and deploy them via Continuous Delivery pipelines then run and manage them with Continuous Improvement and ChatOps; OpenShift: Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps. 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.

fabric8 belongs to "Microservices Tools" category of the tech stack, while OpenShift can be primarily classified under "Platform as a Service".

fabric8 and OpenShift are both open source tools. fabric8 with 1.75K GitHub stars and 532 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than OpenShift with 915 GitHub stars and 563 GitHub forks.

Pros of fabric8
Pros of Red Hat OpenShift
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    Easy to build and automate integration testing
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    Good free plan
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    Open Source
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    Easy setup
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    Nodejs support
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    Well documented
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    Custom domains
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    Mongodb support
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    Clean and simple architecture
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    PHP support
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    Customizable environments
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    Ability to run CRON jobs
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    Easier than Heroku for a WordPress blog
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    Easy deployment
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    Good balance between Heroku and AWS for flexibility
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    PostgreSQL support
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    Autoscaling
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    Shell access to gears
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    Free, Easy Setup, Lot of Gear or D.I.Y Gear
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    Great Support
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    Its free and offer custom domain usage
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    Overly complicated and over engineered in majority of e
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    Golang support
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    Meteor support
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    Autoscaling at a good price point
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    Easy setup and great customer support
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    Great free plan with excellent support
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    No credit card needed
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    This is the only free one among the three as of today
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    because it is easy to manage

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Cons of fabric8
Cons of Red Hat OpenShift
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      Decisions are made for you, limiting your options
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      License cost
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      Behind, sometimes severely, the upstreams

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    What is fabric8?

    fabric8 makes it easy to create microservices, build, test and deploy them via Continuous Delivery pipelines then run and manage them with Continuous Improvement and ChatOps.

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to fabric8 and Red Hat OpenShift?
    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.
    Deis
    Deis can deploy any application or service that can run inside a Docker container. In order to be scaled horizontally, applications must follow Heroku's 12-factor methodology and store state in external backing services.
    Spinnaker
    Created at Netflix, it has been battle-tested in production by hundreds of teams over millions of deployments. It combines a powerful and flexible pipeline management system with integrations to the major cloud providers.
    Fuse
    It is a set of user experience development tools that unify design, prototyping and implementation of high quality, native apps for iOS and Android.
    Jib
    Jib builds Docker and OCI images for your Java applications and is available as plugins for Maven and Gradle.
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