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Beanstalk vs Capistrano: What are the differences?

Beanstalk: Private code hosting for teams. A single process to commit code, review with the team, and deploy the final result to your customers; Capistrano: A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby. Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.

Beanstalk belongs to "Code Collaboration & Version Control" category of the tech stack, while Capistrano can be primarily classified under "Server Configuration and Automation".

Some of the features offered by Beanstalk are:

  • Setup and manage repositories- Import or create Subversion and Git repositories that are instantly available to your team.
  • Invite team members, partners & clients- Restrict access to certain repos and provide read-only or full read/write permissions.
  • Browse files and changes- Every version of every file you’ve committed to Beanstalk is just a click away. See a timeline of who made changes and view the differences between revisions. Syntax highlighting for over 70 languages.

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

  • Reliably deploy web application to any number of machines simultaneously, in sequence or as a rolling set
  • Automate audits of any number of machines (checking login logs, enumerating uptimes, and/or applying security patches)
  • Script arbitrary workflows over SSH

"Ftp deploy" is the top reason why over 13 developers like Beanstalk, while over 122 developers mention "Automated deployment with several custom recipes" as the leading cause for choosing Capistrano.

Capistrano is an open source tool with 11.1K GitHub stars and 1.71K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Capistrano's open source repository on GitHub.

Typeform, 500px, and New Relic are some of the popular companies that use Capistrano, whereas Beanstalk is used by Docplanner, UNION, and Crowdkeep. Capistrano has a broader approval, being mentioned in 293 company stacks & 81 developers stacks; compared to Beanstalk, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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What is Beanstalk?

A single process to commit code, review with the team, and deploy the final result to your customers.

What is Capistrano?

Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.
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      What are some alternatives to Beanstalk and Capistrano?
      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.
      GitHub
      GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
      Bitbucket
      Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.
      GitLab
      GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
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      GitHub Enterprise lets developers use the tools they love across the development process with support for popular IDEs, continuous integration tools, and hundreds of third party apps and services.
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      Cyrus Stoller uses CapistranoCapistrano

      For deploying to a VPS like DigitalOcean. This pairs nicely with https://github.com/cyrusstoller/gardenbed.

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      GeniusLink uses CapistranoCapistrano

      Deployment automation all of the websites and apps are deployed to linux via capistrano.

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      Nick De Cooman uses CapistranoCapistrano

      Before Docker, I used Capistrano to deploy all web projects.

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      douglasresende uses CapistranoCapistrano

      I use do make deploy my applications into many servers.

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      Cyril Duchon-Doris uses CapistranoCapistrano

      Deployment to remote AWS auto-scaled infrastructure.

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