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Apollo vs AppScale: What are the differences?

Apollo: 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; AppScale: An open source implementation of Google App Engine. Run your applications in any cloud- public, private or hybrid. AppScale is a platform that allows users to deploy applications developed using the Google App Engine APIs over Amazon EC2, Rackspace, Google Compute Engine, Eucalyptus, Openstack, CloudStack, as well as KVM and VirtualBox.

Apollo and AppScale belong to "Platform as a Service" category of the tech stack.

Apollo and AppScale are both open source tools. It seems that Apollo with 7.53K GitHub stars and 935 forks on GitHub has more adoption than AppScale with 2.39K GitHub stars and 273 GitHub forks.

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 AppScale?

AppScale is a platform that allows users to deploy applications developed using the Google App Engine APIs over Amazon EC2, Rackspace, Google Compute Engine, Eucalyptus, Openstack, CloudStack, as well as KVM and VirtualBox.
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        What are some alternatives to Apollo and AppScale?
        Helios
        Helios is a Docker orchestration platform for deploying and managing containers across an entire fleet of servers. Helios provides a HTTP API as well as a command-line client to interact with servers running your containers.
        GraphQL
        GraphQL is a data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps since 2012.
        Python
        Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
        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.
        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.
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        Decisions about Apollo and AppScale
        Russel Werner
        Russel Werner
        Lead Engineer at StackShare · | 15 upvotes · 169.2K views
        atStackShareStackShare
        Redis
        Redis
        CircleCI
        CircleCI
        Webpack
        Webpack
        Amazon CloudFront
        Amazon CloudFront
        Amazon S3
        Amazon S3
        GitHub
        GitHub
        Heroku
        Heroku
        Rails
        Rails
        Node.js
        Node.js
        Apollo
        Apollo
        Glamorous
        Glamorous
        React
        React
        #FrontEndRepoSplit
        #Microservices
        #SSR
        #StackDecisionsLaunch

        StackShare Feed is built entirely with React, Glamorous, and Apollo. One of our objectives with the public launch of the Feed was to enable a Server-side rendered (SSR) experience for our organic search traffic. When you visit the StackShare Feed, and you aren't logged in, you are delivered the Trending feed experience. We use an in-house Node.js rendering microservice to generate this HTML. This microservice needs to run and serve requests independent of our Rails web app. Up until recently, we had a mono-repo with our Rails and React code living happily together and all served from the same web process. In order to deploy our SSR app into a Heroku environment, we needed to split out our front-end application into a separate repo in GitHub. The driving factor in this decision was mostly due to limitations imposed by Heroku specifically with how processes can't communicate with each other. A new SSR app was created in Heroku and linked directly to the frontend repo so it stays in-sync with changes.

        Related to this, we need a way to "deploy" our frontend changes to various server environments without building & releasing the entire Ruby application. We built a hybrid Amazon S3 Amazon CloudFront solution to host our Webpack bundles. A new CircleCI script builds the bundles and uploads them to S3. The final step in our rollout is to update some keys in Redis so our Rails app knows which bundles to serve. The result of these efforts were significant. Our frontend team now moves independently of our backend team, our build & release process takes only a few minutes, we are now using an edge CDN to serve JS assets, and we have pre-rendered React pages!

        #StackDecisionsLaunch #SSR #Microservices #FrontEndRepoSplit

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        Munkhtegsh Munkhbat
        Munkhtegsh Munkhbat
        Software Engineer Consultant at LoanSnap · | 9 upvotes · 13.5K views
        GraphQL
        GraphQL
        Apollo
        Apollo
        React
        React
        Heroku
        Heroku
        styled-components
        styled-components
        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL
        Prisma
        Prisma
        graphql-yoga
        graphql-yoga
        #Frontend
        #Backend

        In my last side project, I built a web posting application that has similar features as Facebook and hosted on Heroku. The user can register an account, create posts, upload images and share with others. I took an advantage of graphql-subscriptions to handle realtime notifications in the comments section. Currently, I'm at the last stage of styling and building layouts.

        For the #Backend I used graphql-yoga, Prisma, GraphQL with PostgreSQL database. For the #FrontEnd: React, styled-components with Apollo. The app is hosted on Heroku.

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        How developers use Apollo and AppScale
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        jasonmjohnson uses ApolloApollo

        Apollo will be used to make requests to the GraphQL server and manage data handling/caching of responses.

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        Tanguy Cazalets uses ApolloApollo

        Implémentation de GraphQL

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