Open-source projects categorized as PaaS

Top 14 PaaS Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo Dokku

    A docker-powered PaaS that helps you build and manage the lifecycle of applications

    Project mention: Good resources on self hosting (VPS)? | reddit.com/r/webdev | 2021-04-13
  • GitHub repo OpenFaaS

    OpenFaaS - Serverless Functions Made Simple

    Project mention: Why we moved from Lambda to ECS | reddit.com/r/devops | 2021-04-20

    OpenFaaS isn't something I was previous familiar with. Thanks for linking it! In your experience, does it come with much management overhead? Part of what makes Lambda/ECS so appealing is that you can throw a definition (code .zip file or container image) at AWS, and it just runs. With OpenFaaS, it looks like you need to maintain some additional infrastructure (a Kubernetes cluster) to get it working, and that'd give you one more thing to worry about.

  • GitHub repo micro

    Micro is a cloud native development platform (by micro)

    Project mention: Micro - A platform for microservices development | reddit.com/r/microservices | 2021-04-16
  • GitHub repo Openshift Origin

    Conformance test suite for OpenShift

  • GitHub repo CapRover

    Scalable PaaS (automated Docker+nginx) - aka Heroku on Steroids

    Project mention: Open source Heroku Like Platform on premises | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-25


    I'm leaning towards just paying for heroku, because it's managed.

  • GitHub repo space-cloud

    Open source Firebase + Heroku to develop, scale and secure serverless apps on Kubernetes

    Project mention: Best turnkey hosting solutions for GraphQL server + database + authorization? | reddit.com/r/graphql | 2021-02-21

    You may want to check out Space Cloud - https://spaceuptech.com/.

  • GitHub repo 1Backend

    Run your web apps easily with a complete platform that you can install on any server. Build composable microservices and lambdas.

  • GitHub repo rack

    Private PaaS built on native AWS services for maximum privacy and minimum upkeep (by convox)

    Project mention: RIP Flynn.io | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-28

    Yes, I'm a huge fan of Convox [1]. One thing that don't make very clear is that the "Convox Pro" hosted console is optional, and convox/rack [2] is completely free and open source.

    I'm sad to see that Convox still isn't getting the recognition it deserves, because it really is like having Heroku in your own AWS account.

    [1] https://convox.com

    [2] https://github.com/convox/rack

  • GitHub repo porter

    Kubernetes powered PaaS that runs in your own cloud. (by porter-dev)

    Project mention: Hacker News top posts: Mar 26, 2021 | reddit.com/r/hackerdigest | 2021-03-26

    Open source Heroku Like Platform on premises\ (27 comments)

  • GitHub repo piku

    The tiniest PaaS you've ever seen. Piku allows you to do git push deployments to your own servers.

    Project mention: Piku – The tiniest PaaS you've ever seen | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-14
  • GitHub repo AWS Lambda

    Serverless Reference Architecture for Real-time File Processing

  • GitHub repo HRCloud2

    A full-featured home hosted Cloud Drive, Personal Assistant, App Launcher, File Converter, Streamer, Share Tool & More!

    Project mention: Nextcloud Hub 21: 10x performance, whiteboard, talk, and groupware | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-23
  • GitHub repo rupy

    HTTP App. Server and JSON DB - Joint Parallel & Distributed

    Project mention: An HTTP server in a single .c file | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-02

    In 7000 lines I add multi-threading, non-blocking IO, dynamic responses, chunking and hot-deployment:


  • GitHub repo polybox

    An itty-bitty PaaS that uses git push to deploy micro-services and websites on your own servers, like Okurrr!!!

    Project mention: Polybox: An itty-bitty PaaS that uses git push to deploy micro-services and websites on your own servers, like Okurrr!!! | reddit.com/r/webdev | 2021-04-03
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-04-20.


What are some of the best open-source PaaS projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Dokku 21,243
2 OpenFaaS 19,637
3 micro 10,011
4 Openshift Origin 7,879
5 CapRover 7,051
6 space-cloud 2,061
7 1Backend 1,997
8 rack 1,832
9 porter 1,721
10 piku 1,140
11 AWS Lambda 396
12 HRCloud2 138
13 rupy 94
14 polybox 69