Heroku vs. AWS Elastic Beanstalk vs. Engine Yard Cloud

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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 AWS Elastic Beanstalk?

Once you upload your application, Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.

What is Engine Yard Cloud?

The Engine Yard Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a product family that leverages open source technologies to orchestrate and automate the configuration, deployment and management of applications on multiple infrastructures.
Why do developers choose Heroku?
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Why do developers choose AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
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Why do developers choose Engine Yard Cloud?
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What are the cons of using Heroku?
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What are the cons of using AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
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What are the cons of using Engine Yard Cloud?
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How much does Heroku cost?
Heroku Pricing
How much does AWS Elastic Beanstalk cost?
How much does Engine Yard Cloud cost?
Engine Yard Cloud Pricing
What companies use Heroku?
1812 companies on StackShare use Heroku
What companies use AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
440 companies on StackShare use AWS Elastic Beanstalk
What companies use Engine Yard Cloud?
9 companies on StackShare use Engine Yard Cloud
What tools integrate with Heroku?
117 tools on StackShare integrate with Heroku
What tools integrate with AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with AWS Elastic Beanstalk
What tools integrate with Engine Yard Cloud?
19 tools on StackShare integrate with Engine Yard Cloud

What are some alternatives to Heroku, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and Engine Yard Cloud?

  • Google App Engine - Build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications
  • 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.
  • Azure Websites - Deploy and scale modern websites and web apps in seconds

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