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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Feature Set Ratings

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk ranks higher in 1 feature set: Platform-as-a-Service

Platform-as-a-Service

8.3

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

83%
7.5

Jelastic

75%
AWS Elastic Beanstalk ranks higher in 9/11 features

Ease of building user interfaces

9.2
92%
18 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Scalability

8.9
89%
29 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Platform management overhead

8.9
89%
28 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Workflow engine capability

8.9
89%
23 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Platform access control

7.3
73%
28 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Services-enabled integration

6.8
68%
28 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Development environment creation

8.7
87%
28 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Development environment replication

8.3
83%
29 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Issue monitoring and notification

7.7
77%
28 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Issue recovery

8.4
84%
26 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Upgrades and platform fixes

7.9
79%
27 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

80%
29 Ratings
7.0

Jelastic

70%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Renew

7.9

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

79%
2 Ratings

Jelastic

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

7.7

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

77%
9 Ratings

Jelastic

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.0

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

80%
24 Ratings

Jelastic

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

7.0

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

70%
4 Ratings

Jelastic

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk is well suited for [the] rapid development of applications that use standard compute platforms based on popular programming languages. So getting a Go, Python, Ruby, or Node.js app going in AWS Elastic Beanstalk will be easy. For non-standard applications, containers provide another option for using AWS Elastic Beanstalk. In either case, AWS Elastic Beanstalk is well suited for applications that are [self-contained]. AWS Elastic Beanstalk is also good for development or test environments that need a built-in deployment method.AWS Elastic Beanstalk is less appropriate for complex applications that rely on multiple AWS services. While deploying and running the base code might be easy to get going, it may be difficult to apply permissions and integrations with the other services.
Michael Jenkins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

In case you want a cheaper PaaS that may be available in your country (Brazil, in my case), you may give Jelastic a try. There are some other strong competitors for the PaaS scenario with free versions, but the paid versions are far more expensive.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk was easy to implement, we only had to insert the application code to have it up and running in a few minutes. This helps us to launch company campaigns for different areas such as marketing, commercial and human resources.
  • It has a fast learning curve, since the training material of the platform is public on the manufacturer's portal, furthermore it is easy to interact and intuitive for developers.
  • The productivity of the equipment is optimized since they are not worrying about preparing the platform or infrastructure, they only have to attend to what is required by the application and its operation and this maintenance.
  • The indicators and metrics that it has, ensure that the application cannot be saturated and have a performance problem, with AWS Elastic Beanstalk the application can scale resources when needed automatically.
Diego Gamez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

  • Easy to use, the interface guides you to create your application.
  • Custom SSL certificate. You can upload your own certificates and it will configure them for you.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  • Limited to the frameworks and configurations that AWS supports. There is no native way to use Elastic Beanstalk to deploy a Go application behind Nginx, for example.
  • It's not always clear what's changed on an underlying system when AWS updates an EB stack; the new version is announced, but AWS does not say what specifically changed in the underlying configuration. This can have unintended consequences and result in additional work in order to figure out what changes were made.
Joshua Dickson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

  • SSH is still tricky to use. You have to log in to a gateway and go to an option menu to get logged in. Sometimes it was not available or too slow.
  • Some errors are not clear enough. It took some time to understand which files I had to upload to get my custom SSL certificates working.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

General

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

Starting Price

$35 per month

AWS Elastic Beanstalk Editions & Modules

Edition
No Charge$01
  1. Users pay for AWS resources (e.g. EC2, S3 buckets, etc.) used to store and run the application.
Additional Pricing Details

Jelastic

General

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

Starting Price

Jelastic Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 7.9
Based on 2 answers
As our technology grows, it makes more sense to individually provision each server rather than have it done via beanstalk. There are several reasons to do so, which I cannot explain without further diving into the architecture itself, but I can tell you this. With automation, you also loose the flexibility to morph the system for your specific needs. So if you expect that in future you need more customization to your deployment process, then there is a good chance that you might try to do things individually rather than use an automation like beanstalk.
Rahul Chaudhary | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 7.7
Based on 9 answers
It is a great tool to manage your applications. You just need to write the codes, and after that with one click, your app will be online and accessible from the internet. That is a huge help for people who do not know about infrastructure or do not want to spend money on maintaining infrastructure.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 8.0
Based on 24 answers
As I described earlier it has been really cost effective and really easy for fellow developers who don't want to waste weeks and weeks into learning and manually deploying stuff which basically takes month to create and go live with the Minimal viable product (MVP). With AWS Beanstalk within a week a developer can go live with the Minimal viable product easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 7.0
Based on 4 answers
- Do as many experiments as you can before you commit on using beanstalk or other AWS features.- Keep future state in mind. Think through what comes next, and if that is technically possible to do so.- Always factor in cost in terms of scaling.- We learned a valuable lesson when we wanted to go multi-region, because then we realized many things needs to change in code. So if you plan on using this a lot, factor multiple regions.
Rahul Chaudhary | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk handles better in server autoscaling, load balancers,networking infrastructure for databases.It also helps in creating all of the architecture needed to run our apps and services.[AWS] Elastic Beanstalk also handles all of the provisioning, scaling, and implementation of the application stack unlike other competitors without a fuss.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

The price of Jelastic for the paid version (considering SSL) is better.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  • Greatly reduced time in setting up and deploying test environments has saved a lot of hours and money.
  • Near-zero maintenance means that we don't spend any time tending to servers, the app containers just work.
  • The initial learning curve is a little steep to get services hosted in Elastic Beanstalk talking to external services like Redis, MongoDB, etc; but once one understands the pattern, development is a breeze.
  • The command line interface has enabled us to build many utility scripts that simplify our development workflow, thereby saving time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jelastic

  • It has powered my project since its creation. It's a small project but I did not have any problems until now.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

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