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Score 9 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Dokku

If you have your own in-house servers or have a cloud server with the freedom to configure any PaaS that you want, then Dokku is for you. So far, I have never run into a scenario where Dokku was not able to fit my needs, after deploying many different types of applications with varying frameworks, languages, and connected services. If you already have a PaaS available, however, Dokku may not be for you.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

OpenShift is well suited if you want to use docker and kubernetes but you want to hide the complexity of these two technologies. It gives a developer much more freedom in terms of code deployment, build process and implementation. One of its strengths is scaling and you can easily configure for each application.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Platform-as-a-Service

Dokku
8.6
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Scalability
Dokku
8.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Platform management overhead
Dokku
10.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Workflow engine capability
Dokku
7.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Platform access control
Dokku
10.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Services-enabled integration
Dokku
10.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Development environment creation
Dokku
8.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Development environment replication
Dokku
10.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Issue monitoring and notification
Dokku
7.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Issue recovery
Dokku
9.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
Upgrades and platform fixes
Dokku
7.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Pros

Dokku

  • Dockerfile deployments are an incredibly simple and straightforward way to spin up applications.
  • The docker-options plugin allows endless direct configuration of options passed to different docker lifecycle stages.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

No answers on this topic

Cons

Dokku

  • Dokku might overreach on its assumptions about how you want to host your app, using its own VHOSTS plugin by default. This may be a pro or a con depending on what you want.
  • Proxy port configuration can be somewhat difficult, with Dokku resetting any pre-deployment configuration to "smart" defaults on the first deployment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Steep learning curve
  • Lack of a trial version
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Dokku

Dokku 5.0
Based on 2 answers
Dokku is incredibly well documented and also takes advantage of the documentation and community of Heroku, being essentially the same thing, but in the case that you encounter an actual bug or issue, it can take time for a fix to make it into a new version. Since you manage Dokku yourself, there is no support team to call for help.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I think response time for IBM Cloud support should be improved.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Dokku

Dokku is essentially the same thing as Heroku, except maintained by you on the platform of your choice. If you have any experience using Heroku, then you will feel right at home using Dokku. Dokku is an entirely free to use PaaS, requiring only that you have a platform to deploy it on, making it far more versatile than Heroku in my opinion.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

We tested Red Hat OpenShift on premise but we decided to go for a public cloud to reduce our infrastructure and pay for what we use.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Dokku

  • Since there's no investment besides a little time to set up, the return has been overwhelmingly positive.
  • Deploying a new app is incredibly quick and easy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Improved the release of new versions of applications.
  • Possibility to quickly change the processing capacity.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Dokku

General

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

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Dokku
9.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
9.0

Support Rating

Dokku
5.0
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
7.0

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