Bitnami vs Laravel Homestead

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Bitnami vs Laravel Homestead: What are the differences?

What is Bitnami? The App Store for Server Software. Our library provides trusted virtual machines for every major development stack and open source server application, ready to run in your infrastructure.

What is Laravel Homestead? The official Laravel local development environment (Vagrant box). Laravel Homestead is an official, pre-packaged Vagrant "box" that provides you a wonderful development environment without requiring you to install PHP, HHVM, a web server, and any other server software on your local machine. Homestead runs on any Windows, Mac, or Linux system, and includes the Nginx web server, PHP 5.6, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Memcached, and all of the other goodies you need to develop amazing Laravel applications.

Bitnami and Laravel Homestead are primarily classified as "Server Software" and "Virtual Machine" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Bitnami are:

  • BitNami Cloud Hosting lets you instantly run every BitNami package you already know and love and have it automatically configured, backed up and monitored.
  • Launch applications to the cloud with one click.
  • Choose from 50 popular open source applications, including SugarCRM, Alfresco, Drupal, WordPress, Redmine, JasperServer, Joomla! and many more.

On the other hand, Laravel Homestead provides the following key features:

  • Ubuntu 14.04
  • PHP 5.6
  • HHVM

"Cloud Management" is the primary reason why developers consider Bitnami over the competitors, whereas "Easy to setup" was stated as the key factor in picking Laravel Homestead.

Laravel Homestead is an open source tool with 3.14K GitHub stars and 1.32K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Laravel Homestead's open source repository on GitHub.

Timekit, Pitcherific, and HigherMe are some of the popular companies that use Laravel Homestead, whereas Bitnami is used by CameraLends, Mark & Phil, and Devotee. Laravel Homestead has a broader approval, being mentioned in 21 company stacks & 24 developers stacks; compared to Bitnami, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.

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What is Bitnami?

Our library provides trusted virtual machines for every major development stack and open source server application, ready to run in your infrastructure.

What is Laravel Homestead?

Laravel Homestead is an official, pre-packaged Vagrant "box" that provides you a wonderful development environment without requiring you to install PHP, HHVM, a web server, and any other server software on your local machine. Homestead runs on any Windows, Mac, or Linux system, and includes the Nginx web server, PHP 5.6, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Memcached, and all of the other goodies you need to develop amazing Laravel applications.
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