Heroku vs. Pivotal Web Services (PWS) vs. AppFog

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Description

What is 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.

What is Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?

Pivotal Web Services is a public cloud version of the widely supported Open Source Cloud Foundry PaaS. PWS makes is an ideal platform for the rapid deployment, easy scaling and binding of third party apps for Java, PHP, Ruby, GO and Python apps. Focus on apps not dev ops.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Heroku?
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    Why do developers choose Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
    Why do you like Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?

    Why do developers choose AppFog?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Heroku?
    Downsides of Heroku?

    What are the cons of using Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
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    What are the cons of using AppFog?
    No Cons submitted yet for AppFog
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    Pricing

    How much does Heroku cost?
    Heroku Pricing
    How much does Pivotal Web Services (PWS) cost?
    Pivotal Web Services (PWS) Pricing
    How much does AppFog cost?
    AppFog Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use Heroku?
    1388 companies on StackShare use Heroku
    What companies use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
    1 companies on StackShare use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
    What companies use AppFog?
    2 companies on StackShare use AppFog

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Heroku?
    117 tools on StackShare integrate with Heroku
    What tools integrate with Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
    What tools integrate with AppFog?
    19 tools on StackShare integrate with AppFog

    What are some alternatives to Heroku, Pivotal Web Services (PWS), and AppFog?

    • Google App Engine - Build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications
    • AWS Elastic Beanstalk - Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.
    • OpenShift - Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps.
    • Apollo - GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more

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