PM2 Alternatives

    PM2 is described as 'Advanced process manager for production Node.js applications. Load balancer, logs facility, startup script, micro service management, at a glance'. There are four alternatives to PM2 for Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD and Mac. The best alternative is Supervisor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PM2 are Phusion Passenger (Freemium), Reflex (Free, Open Source) and nodemon (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 3, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Supervisor is a client/server system that allows its users to monitor and control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      Passenger® is an app server that runs and automanages your web apps with ease. Also improves security, reliability and scalability.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Reflex is a small tool to watch a directory and rerun a command when certain files change. It's great for automatically running compile/lint/test tasks and for reloading your application when the code changes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      nodemon is a tool that helps develop node.js based applications by automatically restarting the node application when file changes in the directory are detected. nodemon does not require any additional changes to your code or method of development.
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