Deis vs Dokku: What are the differences?
What is Deis? Open Source PaaS that builds upon Docker and CoreOS to provide a lightweight PaaS with a Heroku-inspired workflow. Deis can deploy any application or service that can run inside a Docker container. In order to be scaled horizontally, applications must follow Heroku's 12-factor methodology and store state in external backing services.
What is Dokku? Docker powered mini-Heroku in around 100 lines of Bash. Docker powered mini-Heroku. The smallest PaaS implementation you've ever seen.
Deis and Dokku can be primarily classified as "Platform as a Service" tools.
"12-factor methodology" is the top reason why over 15 developers like Deis, while over 20 developers mention "Simple" as the leading cause for choosing Dokku.
Deis and Dokku are both open source tools. Dokku with 17.7K GitHub stars and 1.44K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Deis with 6.12K GitHub stars and 863 GitHub forks.