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Flynn vs HatchBox: What are the differences?

What is Flynn? Next generation open source platform as a service. Flynn lets you deploy apps with git push and containers. Developers can deploy any app to any cluster in seconds.

What is HatchBox? Super easy Rails servers. Configure any server to run Ruby on Rails servers in minutes and without hassle.

Flynn and HatchBox can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

Some of the features offered by Flynn are:

  • Flynn goes beyond 12 factor apps. Run any Linux process written in any language or framework, even stateful apps on your own servers or any public cloud.
  • Scaling or adding a new cluster is simple: just add more nodes. Everything is containerized, Flynn takes care of distributing work across the cluster.
  • Flynn is 100% free and open source. Flynn works great out of the box, and since Flynn is modular and API-driven it's easy to modify and swap components to suit your needs.

On the other hand, HatchBox provides the following key features:

  • Choose your hosting provider
  • ActionCable
  • Automatic Databases

Flynn is an open source tool with 7.24K GitHub stars and 534 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Flynn's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Flynn?

Flynn lets you deploy apps with git push and containers. Developers can deploy any app to any cluster in seconds.

What is HatchBox?

Configure any server to run Ruby on Rails servers in minutes and without hassle.
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