Heroku vs. AWS Elastic Beanstalk vs. Pivotal Web Services (PWS)

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Description

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 Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?

Pivotal Web Services is a public cloud version of the widely supported Open Source Cloud Foundry PaaS. PWS makes is an ideal platform for the rapid deployment, easy scaling and binding of third party apps for Java, PHP, Ruby, GO and Python apps. Focus on apps not dev ops.

Pros

Why do developers choose Heroku?
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    Why do developers choose AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
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    Why do developers choose Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Heroku?
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    What are the cons of using AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
    No Cons submitted yet for AWS Elastic Beanstalk
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    What are the cons of using Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
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    Pricing

    How much does Heroku cost?
    Heroku Pricing
    How much does AWS Elastic Beanstalk cost?
    How much does Pivotal Web Services (PWS) cost?
    Pivotal Web Services (PWS) Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use Heroku?
    1402 companies on StackShare use Heroku
    What companies use AWS Elastic Beanstalk?
    340 companies on StackShare use AWS Elastic Beanstalk
    What companies use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
    1 companies on StackShare use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)

    Integrations

    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 Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with Pivotal Web Services (PWS)

    What are some alternatives to Heroku, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?

    • 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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