Cloud Foundry vs Paz: 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, Paz is detailed as "A Simple Docker PaaS Written in Node.js". A pluggable in-house service platform with a PaaS-like workflow, built on Docker, CoreOS, Etcd and Fleet.
Cloud Foundry and Paz can be primarily classified 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, Paz provides the following key features:
- A web front-end to CoreOS' Fleet with a PaaS-like workflow
- Like a clustered/multi-host Dokku
- Beautiful web UI
Cloud Foundry and Paz are both open source tools. Cloud Foundry with 605 GitHub stars and 532 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Paz with 6 GitHub stars and 4 GitHub forks.