O'Reilly logo

Build Your Own PaaS with Docker by Oskar Hane

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 8. What's Next?

So far, we have run our PaaS on a single host, which can be a problem if we need to scale out. There is a lot happening in this space, and I have selected a few projects that I will introduce in this chapter. These projects vary a lot in how mature they are, one is ready for use in production while the other is in a prototype state. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • What is a Twelve-Factor app?
  • Flynn
  • Deis
  • Rocket
  • Orchestration tools

What is a Twelve-Factor app?

Many of today's apps are, in fact, web apps that you run in your web browser. Gmail, Slack, Wunderlist, Trello, and so on are all web apps or software-as-a-service.

It is these kind of apps that are suitable to be run on a PaaS.

The Twelve-Factor app is ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required