What is Dokku?
It is an extensible, open source Platform as a Service that runs on a single server of your choice. It helps you build and manage the lifecycle of applications from building to scaling.
Dokku is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.
Dokku is an open source tool with 24.4K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Dokku's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Dokku?
39 companies reportedly use Dokku in their tech stacks, including Penn Labs Web, Bonton, and CoinGecko Web and API.
113 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dokku.
Docker, Ubuntu, Debian, Travis CI, and CircleCI are some of the popular tools that integrate with Dokku. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Dokku.
Pros of Dokku
Built on Docker
Yay, it works like a charm
HTTP proxy from public hostname to container IP address
Zero downtime deploys
- Open source PAAS alternative to Heroku
- No vendor lock-in
- Getting started is extremely easy
- Extensible & customizable
Dokku Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Dokku?
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Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
Flynn lets you deploy apps with git push and containers. Developers can deploy any app to any cluster in seconds.
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.