Jelastic vs Stackato: What are the differences?
Developers describe Jelastic as "Java and PHP Cloud Hosting". Jelastic is the next generation of Java hosting platforms which can run and scale ANY Java application with no code changes required. On the other hand, Stackato is detailed as "Enterprise ready private PaaS based on the Cloud Foundry open-source project and Docker". Stackato runs on top of your cloud infrastructure, and is the middleware from which your applications are launched. Developers simply upload their application source files to Stackato via IDE or command-line. Stackato automatically configures the required language runtimes, web frameworks, and data and messaging services.
Jelastic and Stackato can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Jelastic are:
- Set up environment in seconds
- No installation or configuration
- No APIs to code to
On the other hand, Stackato provides the following key features:
- Web console
- Activity timeline