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AWS CodeDeploy vs CircleCI: What are the differences?

Developers describe AWS CodeDeploy as "Coordinate application deployments to Amazon EC2 instances". AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates code deployments to Amazon EC2 instances. AWS CodeDeploy makes it easier for you to rapidly release new features, helps you avoid downtime during deployment, and handles the complexity of updating your applications. On the other hand, CircleCI is detailed as "Automate your development process quickly, safely, and at scale". Continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deploy process. Offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp.

AWS CodeDeploy and CircleCI are primarily classified as "Deployment as a Service" and "Continuous Integration" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by AWS CodeDeploy are:

  • AWS CodeDeploy fully automates your code deployments, allowing you to deploy reliably and rapidly
  • AWS CodeDeploy helps maximize your application availability by performing rolling updates across your Amazon EC2 instances and tracking application health according to configurable rules
  • AWS CodeDeploy allows you to easily launch and track the status of your deployments through the AWS Management Console or the AWS CLI

On the other hand, CircleCI provides the following key features:

  • Language-Inclusive Support
  • Custom Environments
  • Flexible Resource Allocation

"Automates code deployments" is the top reason why over 15 developers like AWS CodeDeploy, while over 218 developers mention "Github integration" as the leading cause for choosing CircleCI.

According to the StackShare community, CircleCI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 925 company stacks & 372 developers stacks; compared to AWS CodeDeploy, which is listed in 57 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.

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What is AWS CodeDeploy?

AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates code deployments to Amazon EC2 instances. AWS CodeDeploy makes it easier for you to rapidly release new features, helps you avoid downtime during deployment, and handles the complexity of updating your applications.

What is CircleCI?

Continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deploy process. Offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp.
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    What are some alternatives to AWS CodeDeploy and CircleCI?
    AWS CodePipeline
    CodePipeline builds, tests, and deploys your code every time there is a code change, based on the release process models you define.
    Jenkins
    In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
    Docker
    The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
    Ansible
    Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
    Chef
    Chef enables you to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions. Freely move applications and configurations from one cloud to another. Chef is integrated with all major cloud providers including Amazon EC2, VMWare, IBM Smartcloud, Rackspace, OpenStack, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, Google Compute Engine, Joyent Cloud and others.
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    Reviews of AWS CodeDeploy and CircleCI
    Review ofCircleCICircleCI

    I use CircleCI as part of a cross platform mobile app to build and test the app as well as deploying .apk files to an s3 bucket.

    Alongside CircleCI this repo also has a TravisCI setup for iOS. The CircleCI build has always been quicker and since moving from CircleCI v1 to CircleCI v2 it blows the TravisCI build out of the water. I'm really impressed with the performance gains from moving to v2. I'm pretty sure I could achieve similar results in Travis as well, but it was really easy to setup the Android CI build in Circle making use of Docker.

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    VP of Engineering at Jetpack Workflow
    Review ofCircleCICircleCI

    After trying several CI systems, we stuck with CircleCI because of the inference engine in CircleCI 1.0 made setup a breeze. We were up and running quickly. Builds are reliable, nicely integrated into GitHub, and anytime we've had a question, the support team was there to help. The 2.0 system provides Docker support and far more customization and is still fairly easy to set up with helpful documentation.

    Review ofCircleCICircleCI

    CircleCI has become our CI of choice. The UI is really good and it has all the integrations we need. The 2.0 upgrade was not yet possible for one of our projects due to outdated gems, however, I have been able to get it working for a different one.

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    Information Technology
    Review ofCircleCICircleCI

    It help us with the automated build and test and also provide us with the build artifacts which we can use for the deployment also give use archive for each of our build, this things save us alot of time and cost

    Review ofCircleCICircleCI

    We use CircleCI to deploy to server. It is much easier than other websites like Travis especially for the free tier. It is especially useful for open source projects that need private access behind the scenes.

    How developers use AWS CodeDeploy and CircleCI
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    AngeloR uses CircleCICircleCI

    We originally used CircleCI as our self-contained build system for our internal node modules. It was very easy to set up and configure. Unfortunately we ended up stepping away from it to Jenkins and then CodePipeline due to better integration with our various applications.

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    Jeff Flynn uses CircleCICircleCI

    We prefer CircleCI because we care about testing our apps. We found it is better to invest the time writing rSPEC tests to ensure we don't insert any regression bugs with new branches. It's also nice to have a fully-automated deployment process from GitHub to Heroku.

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    Matt Welke uses CircleCICircleCI

    Used for CI/CD for all proofs of concept and personal projects, because of ease of use, GitHub integrations, and free tier.

    Also used for example repos hosted in GitHub, paired with Dependabot, so that example repo dependencies are kept up to date.

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    Marc3842h uses CircleCICircleCI

    CircleCI is used as continues integration system for shiro and all of its modules.

    It automatically deploys the latest GitHub commit to https://shiro.host/.

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    jasonmjohnson uses CircleCICircleCI

    CircleCI will be used for deployment and continuous integration using a scripted configuration that deploys to Amazon EC2.

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    Praveen Pavithran uses AWS CodeDeployAWS CodeDeploy

    Easy deployment of code across multiple machines.

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    Yet Analytics uses AWS CodeDeployAWS CodeDeploy

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