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Dokku vs OpenShift: What are the differences?

Dokku: Docker powered mini-Heroku in around 100 lines of Bash. Docker powered mini-Heroku. The smallest PaaS implementation you've ever seen; OpenShift: Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps. OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.

Dokku and OpenShift can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

"Simple" is the primary reason why developers consider Dokku over the competitors, whereas "Good free plan" was stated as the key factor in picking OpenShift.

Dokku and OpenShift are both open source tools. Dokku with 17.7K GitHub stars and 1.44K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than OpenShift with 915 GitHub stars and 563 GitHub forks.

Cloud9 IDE, Codecraft Solutions, and Jollydays are some of the popular companies that use OpenShift, whereas Dokku is used by MAK IT, Hostr, and Vufuzi. OpenShift has a broader approval, being mentioned in 50 company stacks & 52 developers stacks; compared to Dokku, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

What is Dokku?

Docker powered mini-Heroku. The smallest PaaS implementation you've ever seen.

What is OpenShift?

OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
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      What are some alternatives to Dokku and OpenShift?
      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.
      Flynn
      Flynn lets you deploy apps with git push and containers. Developers can deploy any app to any cluster in seconds.
      Docker
      The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
      Kubernetes
      Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
      Rancher
      Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
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      Decisions about Dokku and OpenShift
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      Heroku
      Heroku

      Heroku vs OpenShift. I've never decided which one is better. Heroku is easier to configure. Openshift provide a better machine for free. Heroku has many addons for free. I've chosen Heroku because of easy initial set-up. I had deployment based on git push. I also tried direct deployment of jar file. Currently Heroku runs my Docker image. Heroku has very good documentation like for beginners. So if you want to start with something, let's follow Heroku. On the other hand OpenShift seems like a PRO tool supported by @RedHat.

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      Reviews of Dokku and OpenShift
      Review ofOpenShiftOpenShift

      I needed a PaaS provider that didn't drop all the time and it's hard to find a good option for PHP applications. Openshift takes care of it. They are a little behind on PHP versions, but that can be solved with a custom cartridge. It requires a little more elbow grease to get rolling when you want to implement something they don't already have, but their quickstarts are great to get rolling with the basics quickly.

      How developers use Dokku and OpenShift
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      kelumkps uses OpenShiftOpenShift

      SG-TravelBuddy server application is hosted on Red Hat OpenShift Online (v3). SG-TravelBuddy mobile (Android) app is connecting to this server for data operations.

      Avatar of danlangford
      danlangford uses DokkuDokku

      Make deployments to the server as simple as Heroku.

      Avatar of InApplet
      InApplet uses OpenShiftOpenShift

      Servidor das aplicações de Back-end

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      azawisza uses OpenShiftOpenShift

      Main cloud infrastructure provider

      Avatar of Miyuru Sankalpa
      Miyuru Sankalpa uses OpenShiftOpenShift

      To host the blog powered by ghost

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      Micrantha uses DokkuDokku

      good for having a low footprint

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      Ryan Jennings uses DokkuDokku

      paas on digital ocean

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      AyeDeals uses OpenShiftOpenShift

      OpenShift is our PaaS.

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