AppScale vs Ninefold: What are the differences?
Developers describe AppScale as "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. On the other hand, Ninefold is detailed as "High Performance Australian Cloud Servers". Ninefold.com specialises in high performance, self managed, cloud based virtual servers for the Australian market including the Australian Federal Govt.
AppScale and Ninefold belong to "Platform as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by AppScale are:
- UI & Dashboard
- Manage Apps, Machines, and Logs
- Automated Data Persistence
On the other hand, Ninefold provides the following key features:
- Easy to use portal
- Awesome local support
- Production and Development servers
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.