Elastic Beanstalk vs CloudFormation vs OpsWorks vs CodeDeploy
- Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation, or OpsWorks are particularly useful for blue-green deployment method as they provide a simple way to clone your running application stack.
- CloudFormation and OpsWorks are best suited for the prebaking AMIs.
- CodeDeploy and OpsWorks are best suited for performing in-place application upgrades. For disposable upgrades, you can set up a cloned environment with Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation, and OpsWorks.
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