As a developer, you don't need specialized knowledge of containers or Kubernetes. Experience a clickops-style applications.
Care and feeding of your infrastructure can be daunting, even if done right. Delegate all the grunt work of shipping your application and maintaining infrastructure.
Supports Digitalocean, Linode and AWS, with more in the pipeline.
You'll be billed $7 USD per month for each VM you create via ShapeBlock.
Free forever plan. Bring your own infra, deploy 1 app.
Deploy unlimited apps, work with your team.
ShapeBlock is a SaaS which converts your VM(s) into a fully functional PaaS. It acts as a thin wrapper atop a Kubernetes cluster installed in your VMs with lot of emphasis on day 2 operations and full automation.
If you want an industry-backed open source PaaS to deploy your applications, but want to use your own infrastructure to do that, then ShapeBlock is for you. ShapeBlock doesn't provide any computing resources, it just provides the automation and complete developer experience around your infrastructure.
For the most part, no. One of the main motivations for creating ShapeBlock is to leverage the power of Kubernetes without the learning curve and the operational hurdles associated with it.
Well, you can, but it is not a good idea unless you have in-house Kubernetes expertise. Even if that is the case, there is a good chance your team missing operational knowledge around your tech stack specific to Kubernetes and cloud native context. Also, you might want to focus on running your business and shipping features instead of dealing with Kubernetes maintenence and operations.
ShapeBlock takes security seriously. No user data is stored without explicit consent. Check security for more details.
Please Contact a human to get it answered.