Convox vs Engine Yard Cloud: What are the differences?
Convox: 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; Engine Yard Cloud: Deploy and scale Rails applications in the cloud. The Engine Yard Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a product family that leverages open source technologies to orchestrate and automate the configuration, deployment and management of applications on multiple infrastructures.
Convox and Engine Yard Cloud can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Convox are:
- Instant Deploys
- Runs in your AWS account
- Open Source
On the other hand, Engine Yard Cloud provides the following key features:
- Dedicated, secure, commercial-grade platform that increases agility
- Focus on your code - not on operations or platform maintenance
- Scale cloud applications and infrastructure rapidly
"Your own scalable Heroku in 5 minutes" is the top reason why over 5 developers like Convox, while over 5 developers mention "Great customer support" as the leading cause for choosing Engine Yard Cloud.
Bit Zesty, Placeavote, and Truebill are some of the popular companies that use Convox, whereas Engine Yard Cloud is used by ChallengePost, Concordia Technology Solutions, and CoolWorks. Convox has a broader approval, being mentioned in 9 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Engine Yard Cloud, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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