AppScale vs Jelastic: What are the differences?
What is 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.
What is Jelastic? Java and PHP Cloud Hosting. Jelastic is the next generation of Java hosting platforms which can run and scale ANY Java application with no code changes required.
AppScale and Jelastic can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by AppScale are:
- UI & Dashboard
- Manage Apps, Machines, and Logs
- Automated Data Persistence
On the other hand, Jelastic provides the following key features:
- Set up environment in seconds
- No installation or configuration
- No APIs to code to
AppScale is an open source tool with 2.39K GitHub stars and 273 GitHub forks. Here's a link to AppScale's open source repository on GitHub.