Nanobox Alternatives

    Nanobox is described as 'is the ideal platform for developers' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Nanobox for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Windows, Mac and SaaS. The best alternative is Docker, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nanobox are DigitalOcean (Paid), Vagrant (Free, Open Source), Heroku (Freemium) and Kubernetes (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021

    1. Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that will run virtually anywhere.
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    2. Deploy, manage, and scale cloud applications faster and more efficiently on DigitalOcean. We make managing infrastructure easy for teams and businesses, whether you’re running one virtual machine or ten thousand.
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      Does not offer one-click deploy in the same manner
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware Workstation
      • VMware Fusion
      • FreeBSD
      Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments.
    3. Heroku is a cloud application platform for Ruby, Rails, Node.js, Java, Python, Scala and Clojure web apps. Everything you need to build, run, and scale: Dynos: Run virtually any language at any scale. Database: Enterprise-grade Postgres as a service.
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    4. Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers.
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    5. Lightweight, open-source management UI for docker hosts or swam clusters.
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    6. OpenShift is Red Hat's free, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) for applications. As an application platform in the cloud, OpenShift manages the stack so you can focus on your code.
    7. Rancher is an open source project that provides a complete platform for operating Docker in production. It provides infrastructure services such as multi-host networking, global and local load balancing, and volume snapshots.
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    8. OpenStack OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds.
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    9. In 2006, Amazon Web Services LLC (“AWS”), an company, officially began offering developer customers access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform.
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