Compare Open Orchestra vs. October CMS

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Product intro

Open Orchestra is an Open Source CMS built on the full stack framework. For database it uses a MongoDB, a NoSQL store rather than the more typical Relational Databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL.

October CMS is a content management system built on the Laravel Framework. It's been in development since 2013 and is definitely part of a new generation of PHP of content management tools.

Main advantages
  • Full Stack Symfony implementation with focus on code quality
  • NoSQL MongoDB backend allows high performance
  • Clean admin UI with drag & drop layout management
  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
Main disvantages
  • Fairly unknown and not widely adopted
  • Quite dependent on the efforts of a single company
  • Documentation not the best (REST API, for example)
  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
Product detailsOpen Orchestra October CMS

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