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AWS CodeStar vs Flynn: What are the differences?

Developers describe AWS CodeStar as "Quickly Develop, Build, and Deploy Applications on AWS". Start new software projects on AWS in minutes using templates for web applications, web services and more. On the other hand, Flynn is detailed as "Next generation open source platform as a service". Flynn lets you deploy apps with git push and containers. Developers can deploy any app to any cluster in seconds.

AWS CodeStar and Flynn can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

Some of the features offered by AWS CodeStar are:

  • Start developing on AWS in minutes
  • Manage software delivery in one place
  • Work across your team securely

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

  • Flynn goes beyond 12 factor apps. Run any Linux process written in any language or framework, even stateful apps on your own servers or any public cloud.
  • Scaling or adding a new cluster is simple: just add more nodes. Everything is containerized, Flynn takes care of distributing work across the cluster.
  • Flynn is 100% free and open source. Flynn works great out of the box, and since Flynn is modular and API-driven it's easy to modify and swap components to suit your needs.

Flynn is an open source tool with 7.24K GitHub stars and 534 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Flynn's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is AWS CodeStar?

Start new software projects on AWS in minutes using templates for web applications, web services and more.

What is Flynn?

Flynn lets you deploy apps with git push and containers. Developers can deploy any app to any cluster in seconds.
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