Convox vs Dokku: What are the differences?
Developers describe Convox as "Launch a Private Cloud in Minutes. The simplicity of Heroku. The power of AWS". Convox is an open source Platform as a Service that runs in your own Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. Instead of signing up for a multi-tenant PaaS like Heroku, you can have your own. This gives you privacy and control over your platform and avoids the substantial markup on AWS prices that other platforms charge. On the other hand, Dokku is detailed as "Docker powered mini-Heroku in around 100 lines of Bash". Docker powered mini-Heroku. The smallest PaaS implementation you've ever seen.
Convox and Dokku can be primarily classified as "Platform as a Service" tools.
"Your own scalable Heroku in 5 minutes" is the top reason why over 5 developers like Convox, while over 20 developers mention "Simple" as the leading cause for choosing Dokku.
Dokku is an open source tool with 17.7K GitHub stars and 1.44K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Dokku's open source repository on GitHub.
MAK IT, Hostr, and Vufuzi are some of the popular companies that use Dokku, whereas Convox is used by Bit Zesty, Placeavote, and Truebill. Dokku has a broader approval, being mentioned in 24 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Convox, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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