Heroku vs. Azure Websites vs. AppScale

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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 Azure Websites?

Azure Websites is a fully managed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that enables you to build, deploy and scale enterprise-grade web Apps in seconds. Focus on your application code, and let Azure take care of the infrastructure to scale and securely run it for you.

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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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Heroku?
    1418 companies on StackShare use Heroku
    What companies use Azure Websites?
    71 companies on StackShare use Azure Websites
    What companies use AppScale?
    0 companies on StackShare use AppScale

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Heroku?
    117 tools on StackShare integrate with Heroku
    What tools integrate with Azure Websites?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Azure Websites
    What tools integrate with AppScale?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with AppScale

    What are some alternatives to Heroku, Azure Websites, and AppScale?

    • 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.
    • Apollo - GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more
    • OpenShift - Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps.

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