Heroku vs. Pivotal Web Services (PWS) vs. dotCloud



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Description

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.

What is Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?

Pivotal Web Services is a public cloud version of the widely supported Open Source Cloud Foundry PaaS. PWS makes is an ideal platform for the rapid deployment, easy scaling and binding of third party apps for Java, PHP, Ruby, GO and Python apps. Focus on apps not dev ops.

What is dotCloud?

Build your ideal application stack by combining powerful cloud services. Experiment for free, then go live and only pay for what you need. dotCloud enables developers and IT organizations to deploy, manage and scale their applications with unprecedented ease and flexibility by assembling and customizing powerful pre-configured stacks and services.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Heroku?
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Why do developers choose Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
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Why do developers choose dotCloud?
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Cons

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What are the cons of using Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
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What are the cons of using dotCloud?
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Pricing

How much does Heroku cost?
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How much does Pivotal Web Services (PWS) cost?
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How much does dotCloud cost?
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Companies

What companies use Heroku?
1756 companies on StackShare use Heroku
What companies use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
1 companies on StackShare use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
What companies use dotCloud?
1 companies on StackShare use dotCloud

Integrations

What tools integrate with Heroku?
117 tools on StackShare integrate with Heroku
What tools integrate with Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
What tools integrate with dotCloud?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with dotCloud

What are some alternatives to Heroku, Pivotal Web Services (PWS), and dotCloud?

  • Google App Engine - Build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk - Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.
  • Apollo - GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more
  • OpenShift - Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps.

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