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What is Porter?

It is a platform that makes AWS/GCP as easy to use as Heroku. With instant deploys from Git, built-in autoscaling, and automatic SSL, it gives you the convenience of a PaaS while preserving flexibility and control.
Porter is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.
Porter is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Porter's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Porter?

Developers

Porter Integrations

MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kubernetes, and DigitalOcean are some of the popular tools that integrate with Porter. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Porter.

Porter's Features

  • Fully-managed PaaS
  • Lets teams automate DevOps
  • Deploy and manage apps within AWS, GCP, DO, and more

Porter Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Porter?
Heroku
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.
Google App Engine
Google has a reputation for highly reliable, high performance infrastructure. With App Engine you can take advantage of the 10 years of knowledge Google has in running massively scalable, performance driven systems. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow.
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Once you upload your application, Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.
Apollo
Build a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing REST APIs, so you can ship new application features fast without waiting on backend changes.
Red Hat OpenShift
OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
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