Porter is a Kubernetes-powered PaaS that runs in your own cloud provider. Porter brings the Heroku experience to your own AWS/GCP account, while upgrading your infrastructure to Kubernetes. Get started on Porter without the overhead of DevOps and customize your infrastructure later when you need to.
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A traditional PaaS like Heroku is great for minimizing unnecessary DevOps work but doesn't offer enough flexibility as your applications grow. Custom network rules, resource constraints, and cost are common reasons developers move their applications off Heroku beyond a certain scale.
Porter brings the simplicity of a traditional PaaS to your own cloud provider while preserving the configurability of Kubernetes. Porter is built on top of a popular Kubernetes package manager
helm and is compatible with standard Kubernetes management tools like
kubectl, preparing your infra for mature DevOps work from day one.
For those who are familiar with Kubernetes and Helm:
Below are instructions for a quickstart. For full documentation, please visit our official Docs.
Sign up and log into Porter Dashboard.
While it requires a few additional steps, it is possible to run Porter locally. Follow this guide to run the local version of Porter.