Deis Workflow is an open source Platform as a Service (PaaS) that makes it easy to deploy and manage applications on your own servers. Workflow builds on Kubernetes and Docker to provide a lightweight PaaS with a Heroku-inspired workflow.
Deis Workflow is the second major release of the Deis PaaS.
In this miniseries we'll go over the basics of Deis Workflow. That includes: why you'd want to use Workflow, a conceptual overview, a look at architecture and components, and finally, how to install Workflow on a Kubernetes cluster.
Why Use Workflow?
There are five main reasons you might want to use Workflow:
Fast and easy. Supercharge your team with a platform that deploys applications as fast as you can create them. No Kubernetes knowledge is needed.
You can deploy anything. Deploy any language, framework, or Dockerfile with a simple
git push. Use
deis pullto move existing Docker images through your team's development CI/CD pipeline.
Scale effortlessly. Your application can be scaled up or down with a single command that handles everything for you:
Open source. Avoid vendor lock-in with an open source platform that runs on public cloud, private cloud, or bare metal. Contribute to the project if you want to add features and help us set direction.
The latest technology. Benefit from the latest distributed systems technology thanks to a platform that is constantly evolving.