What is CapRover?
It is an extremely easy to use app/database deployment & web server manager for your NodeJS, Python, PHP, ASP.NET, Ruby, MySQL, MongoDB, Postgres, WordPress (and etc...) applications! It's blazingly fast and very robust as it uses Docker, nginx, LetsEncrypt and NetData under the hood behind its simple-to-use interface.
CapRover is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.
CapRover is an open source tool with 8.6K GitHub stars and 594 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CapRover's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses CapRover?
6 companies reportedly use CapRover in their tech stacks, including identi, Smoove Xperience, and Coinsamba.
37 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CapRover.
Python, Node.js, Docker, PHP, and MySQL are some of the popular tools that integrate with CapRover. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with CapRover.
Pros of CapRover
Mangage complex infrastructure easily
Auto load balancing
Easy to use PAAS
- CLI for automation and scripting
- Web GUI for ease of access and convenience
- No lock-in! Remove CapRover and your apps keep working!
- Docker Swarm under the hood for containerization and clustering
- Nginx (fully customizable template) under the hood for load-balancing
- Let's Encrypt under the hood for free SSL (HTTPS)
CapRover Alternatives & Comparisons
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