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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

It is great if you
want something less sophisticated than Kubernetes. There is less complexity in scalling and there is freedom in configuring how you want to scale. Downside is that you can scale one particular micro service, maybe its not the best fit for a micro service based application.
Rudolph Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magic xpa Application Platform

In our experience, the product performs really well when interfacing systems with ERP's through SQL server database tables, but we've even made some interfaces with the web service functionality included with the magic xpi integration platform. Also, we've made some SAP Business One - SAP Business One interfaces, for copying information from one company to another and even between two different ERP systems.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Servers

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Magic xpa Application Platform
7.0
IDE support
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Magic xpa Application Platform
6.0
Security management
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Magic xpa Application Platform
8.0
Administration and management
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Magic xpa Application Platform
7.0
Application server performance
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Magic xpa Application Platform
7.0
Installation
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Magic xpa Application Platform
8.0
Open-source standards compliance
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Magic xpa Application Platform
6.0

Pros

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

  • Automation.
  • Increase/decrease capacity on demand based on rules.
  • Very flexible, but technical tool.
Carlos Becerra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magic xpa Application Platform

  • The UI is really simple to use, you have source/destination mapping for the items.
  • The scheduler gives you a lot of options when executing the models.
  • The error handling is usually pretty good and the errors can be corrected fast.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

  • Sometimes decrease rules may not work.
  • New scaling policy creation is a bit confusing and do[es] no[t] have help.
  • Previous scaling policy screen no longer exists, so you need to understand what new interface actually does.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magic xpa Application Platform

  • Although the scenarios may be online, the main service usually freezes and the processes can't transact any data. With a single restart of the service, the processes will be functioning again.
  • The support for more applications would be nice, even though there is a nice number of them. Most of the main applications in the market are supported.
  • The licensing for the software may be a little confusing; you can't buy individual licenses as they come in packages of four.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling 7.5
Based on 2 answers
Usability is good since we already know how AWS works. For those that are new it might be a little bit confusing at the beginning but they are improving it at a fast pace. Even though AWS keeps changing the user interface constantly, it is still powerful, understandable and easy to use. For technical people, they still offer the CLI.
Carlos Becerra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magic xpa Application Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling 8.5
Based on 2 answers
The platform works as is. The help and tutorials on the help page can help you to setup the entire platform without problems, and also provides help on a huge variety of problems.Amazon also provides support plans. We have the basic support plan, but Amazon offers three support tiers, and we know that it works perfect.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magic xpa Application Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

AWS UI's are better to use. They are cleaner.
Azure UI looks crowded. AWS instance is faster than Azure. Load balancer
emphases in AWS is useful.
Rudolph Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magic xpa Application Platform

Honestly, we have only used and evaluated magic xpi/xpa platforms because of the recommendation of our SAP Business One main supplier, who has previously used the platform for their developments. So far, we have no regrets with the acquisition of the platform and we are very happy with its performance.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

  • It has saved us time, since we don't need to manually monitor during busy seasons.
  • It is easy to manage than Kubernetes
Rudolph Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magic xpa Application Platform

  • The implementation time for this kind of projects has been greatly reduced.
  • Certifying an In-House resource in the Magix xpi and xpa platforms is probably the best option, considering all of the projects that can be developed in the future without the need of an external consultant.
  • The processes that have been automatized with the Magic xpi platform helped reduce human error and the time those processes took to finish.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Magic xpa Application Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
8.0
Magic xpa Application Platform
8.0

Usability

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
7.5
Magic xpa Application Platform

Support Rating

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
8.5
Magic xpa Application Platform

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