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What is Cloudify? Cloud Orchestration and Automation Made Easy. Orchestrate real apps on the cloud with Cloudify, an open source application management framework that allows users to manage even the most complex apps by automating their DevOps processes.

What is Heroku? Build, deliver, monitor and scale web apps and APIs with a trail blazing developer experience. Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.

Cloudify and Heroku can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

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Pros of Cloudify
Pros of Heroku
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    • 705
      Easy deployment
    • 459
      Free for side projects
    • 374
      Huge time-saver
    • 348
      Simple scaling
    • 261
      Low devops skills required
    • 190
      Easy setup
    • 174
      Add-ons for almost everything
    • 153
      Beginner friendly
    • 150
      Better for startups
    • 133
      Low learning curve
    • 48
      Postgres hosting
    • 41
      Easy to add collaborators
    • 30
      Faster development
    • 24
      Awesome documentation
    • 19
      Simple rollback
    • 19
      Focus on product, not deployment
    • 15
      Natural companion for rails development
    • 15
      Easy integration
    • 12
      Great customer support
    • 8
      GitHub integration
    • 6
      Painless & well documented
    • 6
      No-ops
    • 4
      I love that they make it free to launch a side project
    • 4
      Free
    • 3
      Great UI
    • 3
      Just works
    • 2
      PostgreSQL forking and following
    • 2
      MySQL extension
    • 1
      Security
    • 1
      Able to host stuff good like Discord Bot
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    Cons of Cloudify
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      • 26
        Super expensive
      • 8
        Not a whole lot of flexibility
      • 6
        Storage
      • 6
        No usable MySQL option
      • 4
        Low performance on free tier
      • 1
        24/7 support is $1,000 per month

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      What is Cloudify?

      Orchestrate real apps on the cloud with Cloudify, an open source application management framework that allows users to manage even the most complex apps by automating their DevOps processes.

      What is Heroku?

      Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.

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