Cloud Foundry vs Ninefold: What are the differences?
Developers describe Cloud Foundry 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. On the other hand, Ninefold is detailed as "High Performance Australian Cloud Servers". Ninefold.com specialises in high performance, self managed, cloud based virtual servers for the Australian market including the Australian Federal Govt.
Cloud Foundry and Ninefold can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Cloud Foundry are:
- Application and services centric lifecycle API
- High performance dynamic routing
- Buildpack support
On the other hand, Ninefold provides the following key features:
- Easy to use portal
- Awesome local support
- Production and Development servers
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.