OpenFaas Alternatives

    OpenFaas is described as 'OpenFaaS® makes it easy for developers to deploy event-driven functions and microservices to Kubernetes without repetitive, boiler-plate coding. Package your code or an existing binary in a Docker image to get a highly scalable endpoint with auto-scaling and metrics' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to OpenFaas for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Heroku, which is free. Other great apps like OpenFaas are Kubernetes (Free, Open Source), Rancher (Free, Open Source), CapRover (Free, Open Source) and Docker Swarm (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 8, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers.
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    3. 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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    4. CapRover is an extremely easy to use app/database deployment & web server manager, PaaS, for your NodeJS, Python, PHP, ASP.NET, Ruby, MySQL, MongoDB, Postgres, WordPress (and etc...) applications! Seriously! Who should care about CapRover?
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    5. Docker Swarm is native clustering for Docker. It allows you create and access to a pool of Docker hosts using the full suite of Docker tools.
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    6. Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Docker powered mini-Heroku in around 100 lines of Bash.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Rancher Desktop is an open-source desktop application for Mac, Windows and Linux. It provides Kubernetes and container management. You can choose the version of Kubernetes you want to run. You can build, push, pull, and run container images.
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    7. Deis is an open source PaaS that leverages Docker, CoreOS and Heroku Buildpacks to provide a private application platform that is lightweight and flexible.
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    8. HatchBox automates deploying Ruby on Rails application to your own servers.
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