Bitbucket Pipelines vs Heroku

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Bitbucket Pipelines vs Heroku: What are the differences?

What is Bitbucket Pipelines? An Integrated continuous integration and continuous deployment for Bitbucket. It is an Integrated continuous integration and continuous deployment for Bitbucket Cloud that's trivial to set up, automating your code from test to production. Our mission is to enable all teams to ship software faster by driving the practice of continuous delivery.

What is Heroku? Build, deliver, monitor and scale web apps and APIs with a trail blazing developer experience. 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.

Bitbucket Pipelines can be classified as a tool in the "Continuous Integration" category, while Heroku is grouped under "Platform as a Service".

Some of the features offered by Bitbucket Pipelines are:

  • Continuous integration and delivery
  • Map the branch structure
  • Run as service

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

  • Agile deployment for Ruby, Node.js, Clojure, Java, Python, Go and Scala.
  • Run and scale any type of app.
  • Total visibility across your entire app.

StackShare, Heroku, and Product Hunt are some of the popular companies that use Heroku, whereas Bitbucket Pipelines is used by SmArtapps, Simian, and ADEXT. Heroku has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1504 company stacks & 965 developers stacks; compared to Bitbucket Pipelines, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Bitbucket Pipelines
Pros of Heroku
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    • 705
      Easy deployment
    • 459
      Free for side projects
    • 374
      Huge time-saver
    • 348
      Simple scaling
    • 261
      Low devops skills required
    • 190
      Easy setup
    • 174
      Add-ons for almost everything
    • 153
      Beginner friendly
    • 150
      Better for startups
    • 133
      Low learning curve
    • 48
      Postgres hosting
    • 41
      Easy to add collaborators
    • 30
      Faster development
    • 24
      Awesome documentation
    • 19
      Simple rollback
    • 19
      Focus on product, not deployment
    • 15
      Natural companion for rails development
    • 15
      Easy integration
    • 12
      Great customer support
    • 8
      GitHub integration
    • 6
      Painless & well documented
    • 6
      No-ops
    • 4
      I love that they make it free to launch a side project
    • 4
      Free
    • 3
      Great UI
    • 3
      Just works
    • 2
      PostgreSQL forking and following
    • 2
      MySQL extension
    • 1
      Security
    • 1
      Able to host stuff good like Discord Bot
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    Cons of Bitbucket Pipelines
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      • 26
        Super expensive
      • 8
        Not a whole lot of flexibility
      • 6
        Storage
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        No usable MySQL option
      • 4
        Low performance on free tier
      • 1
        24/7 support is $1,000 per month

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      What is Bitbucket Pipelines?

      It is an Integrated continuous integration and continuous deployment for Bitbucket Cloud that's trivial to set up, automating your code from test to production. Our mission is to enable all teams to ship software faster by driving the practice of continuous delivery.

      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.

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