CloudBees vs Cloud Foundry: What are the differences?
Developers describe CloudBees as "Enterprise Jenkins and DevOps". Enables organizations to build, test and deploy applications to production, utilizing continuous delivery practices. They are focused solely on Jenkins as a tool for continuous delivery both on-premises and in the cloud. On the other hand, Cloud Foundry is detailed as "Deploy and scale applications in seconds on your choice of private or public cloud". Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications.
CloudBees and Cloud Foundry can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by CloudBees are:
- Hosted CI/CD as a Service
- Flexible and governed software delivery automation
- Starter Kit
On the other hand, Cloud Foundry provides the following key features:
- Application and services centric lifecycle API
- High performance dynamic routing
- Buildpack support
Cloud Foundry is an open source tool with 605 GitHub stars and 532 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cloud Foundry's open source repository on GitHub.
VMware, SBT Aqua, and Intel are some of the popular companies that use Cloud Foundry, whereas CloudBees is used by Netflix, Randstad, and Watchguard Technologies, Inc.. Cloud Foundry has a broader approval, being mentioned in 8 company stacks & 13 developers stacks; compared to CloudBees, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.