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Laravel Forge vs VMware vSphere: What are the differences?

Developers describe Laravel Forge as "Painless PHP Servers by Laravel". Provision, host, and deploy PHP applications on AWS, DigitalOcean, and Linode. On the other hand, VMware vSphere is detailed as "Free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware". vSphere is the world’s leading server virtualization platform. Run fewer servers and reduce capital and operating costs using VMware vSphere to build a cloud computing infrastructure.

Laravel Forge can be classified as a tool in the "Deployment as a Service" category, while VMware vSphere is grouped under "Virtualization Platform".

MIT, CircleCI, and Accenture are some of the popular companies that use VMware vSphere, whereas Laravel Forge is used by Needful Co., LQDI Digital, and CartHook. VMware vSphere has a broader approval, being mentioned in 56 company stacks & 24 developers stacks; compared to Laravel Forge, which is listed in 29 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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Pros of Laravel Forge
Pros of VMware vSphere
  • 4
    Simply to use
  • 8
    Strong host isolation
  • 6
    Industry leader
  • 4
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Great VM management (HA,FT,...)
  • 2
    Great Networking
  • 2
    Feature rich
  • 1
    Running in background
  • 1
    Can be setup on single physical server
  • 1
    Free

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Cons of Laravel Forge
Cons of VMware vSphere
  • 2
    Monthly subscription
  • 6
    Price

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What is Laravel Forge?

Provision, host, and deploy PHP applications on AWS, DigitalOcean, and Linode.

What is VMware vSphere?

vSphere is the world’s leading server virtualization platform. Run fewer servers and reduce capital and operating costs using VMware vSphere to build a cloud computing infrastructure.

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What are some alternatives to Laravel Forge and VMware vSphere?
Envoyer
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Runcloud
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ServerPilot
It is a SaaS platform for hosting PHP websites on Ubuntu servers. You can think of it as a modern, centralized hosting control panel. Manage all servers and sites through a single control panel or automate using our API.
Vapor
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Docker
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