App Types

Boxfuse offers you 3 types of apps:

App Types

 

This is how they compare:

single-instance load-balanced worker one-off
Entry point Elastic IP Elastic Load Balancer custom custom
Max instances 1 AWS limit AWS limit 1
Auto-Scaling no yes yes no
Application Monitoring
with Auto-Recovery on failure
no yes no no
Hardware Monitoring
with Auto-Recovery on failure
yes (with minimal downtime) yes yes yes (with minimal downtime)
Instance action on app process exit reboot reboot reboot shutdown
Usage Simple, non-critical applications using HTTP(S) Robust production workloads using HTTP(S) Robust production workloads using queuing, time-based triggers or client-side load balancing One-off administrative and maintenance tasks

All apps are updated with zero-downtime blue/green deployments.

Environments