Red Hat Codeready Workspaces vs Vagrant

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Codenvy vs Vagrant: What are the differences?

Codenvy: Cloud workspaces for development teams. Codenvy makes development more agile by providing workspaces that are on-demand, collaborative and constraint-free. Based on the open Eclipse Che project, Codenvy can be installed behind a corporate firewall, in a private cloud or as SaaS; Vagrant: A tool for building and distributing development environments. Vagrant provides the framework and configuration format to create and manage complete portable development environments. These development environments can live on your computer or in the cloud, and are portable between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

Codenvy can be classified as a tool in the "Cloud IDE" category, while Vagrant is grouped under "Virtual Machine Management".

Some of the features offered by Codenvy are:

  • Portable Developer Workspaces
  • Multi-Tenant
  • Workspace as Code

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

  • Boxes
  • Up And SSH
  • Synced Folders

"Anywhere coding", "Open source and free for use" and "Java support" are the key factors why developers consider Codenvy; whereas "Development environments", "Simple bootstraping" and "Free" are the primary reasons why Vagrant is favored.

Vagrant is an open source tool with 18.6K GitHub stars and 3.74K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Vagrant's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Vagrant has a broader approval, being mentioned in 802 company stacks & 475 developers stacks; compared to Codenvy, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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Pros of Red Hat Codeready Workspaces
Pros of Vagrant
  • 101
    Anywhere coding
  • 87
    Open source and free for use
  • 82
    Java support
  • 69
    Cloud development
  • 43
    Coding google cloud applications on my chromebook
  • 42
    Easy to use
  • 41
    I can use it on my chromebook
  • 40
    Tools integration
  • 38
    Developer collaboration
  • 27
    Support for angularjs template application
  • 19
    Time saver
  • 18
    Easy setup
  • 14
    Best cloud IDE
  • 14
    AutoComplete
  • 14
    Work on your projects from anywhere
  • 13
    It's so portable
  • 12
    C++ support
  • 10
    Maven
  • 10
    Easy to bootstrap
  • 7
    It's free and fast
  • 6
    Great usability
  • 6
    Great work
  • 6
    Love having the ability to code from any of my machines
  • 5
    So fast
  • 5
    Gihub Integration, Code Anywhere and Everywhere
  • 4
    Open Source, All in One Cloud Based IDE
  • 4
    Hassle-free
  • 4
    Portable
  • 4
    Interface is pleasing to the eye, a lot of features
  • 4
    easy setup, agile, fast
  • 4
    Lots of frameworks
  • 4
    I like using it on my chromebook
  • 3
    Powerful cloud IDE
  • 3
    GitHub support
  • 3
    GitHub integration
  • 3
    Code Anytime Anywhere
  • 3
    Best Cloud IDE For Rapid Deployment
  • 3
    In the cloud and easy to use
  • 2
    Fast and simple
  • 2
    Easy to set up, and works from my desktop or chromebook
  • 2
    Incredibly convenient
  • 2
    Easy to use and was able to instantly start a project
  • 2
    Takes hassle out of setting up cloud enviroment
  • 2
    Omnipresent, easy to use , collaboration support
  • 2
    Code Completion
  • 2
    I absolutely love the collaboration features,
  • 2
    Easy to develop and test protoypes to production grade
  • 2
    It's all in one and surprisingly very easy to use
  • 2
    New to coding, having free-anywhere access suits me
  • 2
    Great for chromebook
  • 2
    Easy setup and open source
  • 2
    I love codenvey
  • 2
    Open Source andFree for use
  • 2
    I can use it on my chromebook
  • 1
    Great customer support
  • 1
    Because using it as a chrome extension is awesome and e
  • 1
    Great to use any where
  • 1
    Makes me money
  • 1
    Learn anywhere usability
  • 1
    It's really fast and very usefull
  • 1
    Docker support
  • 1
    easy setup, docker support, agile, fast, code anywhere
  • 1
    Easy use
  • 1
    High development standards
  • 1
    I love it because of many futures it offers. an dis sim
  • 1
    Github integraation
  • 1
    I use it with my chromebook
  • 1
    Really great support
  • 1
    Focus on code, keep set up away
  • 1
    It works with Java on a Chromebook
  • 1
    Sexy interface
  • 1
    No need to install other software to code a program
  • 1
    Don't have to deal with IDE's
  • 1
    Works hand-in-hand with a cloud workflow
  • 1
    Great integration
  • 1
    C++
  • 1
    Portability
  • 1
    A well-dev'ed platform for learning is really great
  • 1
    Chromebook (CB) Dev
  • 1
    Having java support is great
  • 1
    Don't have to worry about local dependencies anymore
  • 1
    Great way to learn coding through my chromebook
  • 1
    No need to install locally, good for chromebooks etc
  • 1
    Amazing and simple design
  • 1
    Very nice portable coding platform, great speed as well
  • 1
    Openshift integration
  • 1
    On the fly development
  • 1
    Flexibility as a student
  • 1
    Github integration, quick, robust, attractive ide
  • 1
    Its a great ide, with support for many languages
  • 1
    Codeenvy is a great platform to develop applications
  • 1
    Easy setup, Cloud development
  • 1
    Fast, versatile, intuitive containment
  • 1
    Easy to develop, test and CM code from anywhere
  • 1
    Great UX
  • 1
    I can code anywhere even I don't have my laptop with me
  • 1
    Excellent integration and free to use
  • 1
    Easy virtualization
  • 1
    Exceptional SaaS and PaaS service
  • 1
    The best way to code on my chromebook
  • 352
    Development environments
  • 291
    Simple bootstraping
  • 238
    Free
  • 139
    Boxes
  • 132
    Provisioning
  • 84
    Portable
  • 81
    Synced folders
  • 69
    Reproducible
  • 51
    Ssh
  • 44
    Very flexible
  • 5
    Works well, can be replicated easily with other devs
  • 5
    Easy-to-share, easy-to-version dev configuration
  • 3
    Great
  • 2
    Quick way to get running
  • 2
    Just works
  • 1
    What is vagrant?
  • 1
    Container Friendly
  • 1
    DRY - "Do Not Repeat Yourself"
  • 1
    Good documentation

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Cons of Red Hat Codeready Workspaces
Cons of Vagrant
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    • 2
      Can become v complex w prod. provisioner (Salt, etc.)
    • 2
      Multiple VMs quickly eat up disk space
    • 1
      Development environment that kills your battery

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    What is Red Hat Codeready Workspaces?

    Built on the open Eclipse Che project, Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces provides developer workspaces, which include all the tools and the dependencies that are needed to code, build, test, run, and debug applications.

    What is Vagrant?

    Vagrant provides the framework and configuration format to create and manage complete portable development environments. These development environments can live on your computer or in the cloud, and are portable between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

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