What is Convox?
Convox is an open source Platform as a Service that runs in your own Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. Instead of signing up for a multi-tenant PaaS like Heroku, you can have your own. This gives you privacy and control over your platform and avoids the substantial markup on AWS prices that other platforms charge.
Convox is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.
Convox is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Convox's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Convox?
13 companies reportedly use Convox in their tech stacks, including Teespring, Truebill, and DocSpring.
23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Convox.
GitHub, Docker, Slack, GitLab, and Kubernetes are some of the popular tools that integrate with Convox. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Convox.
Pros of Convox
Your own scalable Heroku in 5 minutes
It makes deployment management to AWS dependable.
Free, you only pay for AWS resources
Convox deploy - deploys your app in one command
Built on Docker
Quick to setup
May 27 2016 at 5:01AM
- Instant Deploys
- Runs in your AWS account
- Open Source
- Container Management
Convox Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Convox?
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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.
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.
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.
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.