Clever Cloud vs OpenShift: What are the differences?
Developers describe Clever Cloud as "Deploy and run apps with bulletproof infrastructure, automatic scaling, and fair pricing". Clever Cloud is a polyglot cloud application platform. The service helps developers to build applications with many languages and services, with auto-scaling features and a true pay-as-you-go pricing model. On the other hand, OpenShift is detailed as "Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps". OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
Clever Cloud and OpenShift belong to "Platform as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Clever Cloud are:
- SQL and NoSQL
On the other hand, OpenShift provides the following key features:
- Built-in support for Node.js, Ruby, Python, PHP, Perl, and Java (the standard in today's Enterprise)
- OpenShift is extensible with a customizable cartridge functionality that allows developers to add any other language they wish. We've seen everything from Clojure to Cobol running on OpenShift.
- OpenShift supports frameworks ranging from Spring, to Rails, to Play
"Quick & easy setup" is the top reason why over 146 developers like Clever Cloud, while over 95 developers mention "Good free plan" as the leading cause for choosing OpenShift.
OpenShift is an open source tool with 915 GitHub stars and 563 GitHub forks. Here's a link to OpenShift's open source repository on GitHub.
Accenture, Vungle, and Hazeorid are some of the popular companies that use OpenShift, whereas Clever Cloud is used by Accenture, Uplust, and Rude Baguette. OpenShift has a broader approval, being mentioned in 50 company stacks & 52 developers stacks; compared to Clever Cloud, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.