More Power, Simple Pricing

OpenShift Online has been completely rewritten from the ground up, and so has our pricing. Get started with OpenShift Online 3 with our new Starter plan. When you're ready to go to production, subscribe to our Pro plan (coming soon), now with global availability.


For individual learning and experimenting.
  • 1 Project
  • 1GiB Memory
  • 1GiB Storage
  • Resource Hibernation


For professional projects and hosting.
  • 10 Projects
  • 2GiB Memory Included
  • Up to 48GiB Memory
  • Up to 100GiB Storage
  • Always On, Unlimited Usage
  • Invite Collaborators to Projects
  • Supports Custom Domains
  • Scheduled Jobs

Looking for more control? Get an entire cluster to yourself with OpenShift Dedicated.

Need an on-premise solution? Deploy OpenShift Container Platform anywhere that Red Hat Enterprise Linux can run.

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Starter Plan Pro Plan
Base Price Free Coming soon
What is it good for? Individual learning, experimenting and development Professional projects and hosting
Cluster Region(s) US East (N. Virginia) US East (N. Virginia)
Alert Notifications No Yes
Custom Domains No Yes
Project Collaboration No Yes
Support Community Optional
Privileged Containers No No
Build Strategy Source-to-Image, Pipeline Source-to-Image, Pipeline
Deployment Strategy Rolling, Recreate (Default), Custom Rolling (Default), Recreate, Custom
Resource Quotas
Projects 1 10
Resource Hibernation Your project resources sleep after 30 minutes of inactivity, and must sleep 18 hours in a 72 hour period None
Memory 1GB Up to 48GB
Minimum Container/Pod Size 256MB 256MB
Maximum Pod/Container Size 1GB 2GB
Memory Quality of Service Burstable Burstable
Pods Up to 4 Up to 192
vCPU to Memory Ratio 1vCPU to 512MB 1vCPU to 512MB
vCPU 2 vCPU Up to 96 vCPU
CPU Quality of Service Burstable Burstable
emptyDir Volumes Up to 512MiB Up to 512MiB
Persistent Volume Type Block Storage Block Storage
Persistent Storage 1GB Up to 100GB
Minimum Volume Size 1GB 1GB
Persistent Storage Volumes 1 Up to 100
Terminating Resource Quotas
Memory 1GB 2GB
vCPU 2 vCPU 4 vCPU
Time Limit 10 minutes 10 minutes
Scheduled Jobs No Yes
Logging & Metrics
Aggregated Logs Past 24 hours (coming soon) Past 7 days
Logging interval 30 seconds (coming soon) 30 seconds
Application Metrics Past 24 hours Past 7 days
Metrics interval 30 seconds 30 seconds
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Frequently Asked Questions


How is the OpenShift Online Starter Plan different than Developer Preview?

The OpenShift Online Developer Preview provided users with access to resources that expired after 30 days. With the OpenShift Online Starter Plan, your resources and your access to the platform don't expire.

Can I run production services on OpenShift Online?

The OpenShift Online Starter Plan is intended for individual learning, experimenting and development. The OpenShift Online Pro Plan, for production services and hosting, is coming soon.

What database services are supported?

The OpenShift Online 3 Developer Preview currently supports MariaDB (10.1), MongoDB (2.4, 2.6, 3.2), MySQL (5.5, 5.6, 5.7), PostgreSQL (9.2, 9.4, 9.5), and Redis (3.2). View all.

Can users run images from Docker Hub or push their own images to the registry?

Yes, but with a few caveats. For security reasons, no images that run processes as root are allowed. Additionally, any Dockerfile VOLUME instruction must be mounted with either a persistent volume claim (PVC) or an EmptyDir at this time.

What is

Red Hat announced Red Hat (OSIO), an end-to-end development environment for planning, building and deploying cloud-native applications.

  1. is a free, end-to-end, cloud-native development experience. It provides an integrated set of tools and a unified experience for the entire development team.
  2. OSIO provides features that include - ideation, planning, coding, testing, collaboration, release management, issue tracking, and feedback.
  3. It is built with popular open source code and new open source innovation from Red Hat. It is delivered as a Developer Preview SaaS solution with OpenShift Online.

What are the resource limits for the OpenShift Online Starter Plan?

Each user can create 1 project with up to 1 GiB memory, 2 CPU cores, and a 1 GiB persistent volumes. For more detailed limits, see the OpenShift Online pricing page.

What languages are supported?

OpenShift Online 3 currently supports Java (8), Node.js (0.10, 4, 6), PHP (5.5, 5.6, 7), Python (2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5), Ruby (2.0, 2.2, 2.3), and Perl (5.16, 5.20, 5.24). Jenkins (1.x, 2.x) is also available for CI/CD. Tomcat (7, 8), with support for with Java (7, 8, EE), is available via Red Hat JBoss Web Server. Supported Quickstart application templates are available for CakePHP, Dancer, Django, Node.js, and Ruby on Rails. View all.

What Red Hat JBoss Middleware Services are available in Online?

Red Hat JBoss Web Server is available for development use. Learn more.

Can I create a multiple accounts on OpenShift Online?

You may not (or permit third parties to) create multiple accounts or otherwise access the OpenShift Online in a manner that is intended to avoid fees or to circumvent maximum capacity thresholds for the service. Learn more.

How is related to OpenShift Online?

When you sign up for you also receive an account on So you can always receive an account for the other service when signing in for one.

  1. If you have your own developer tools and prefer to use for deployment, then you can sign up for
  2. If you want to leverage the cloud native development tools, you can sign up for and also use as a deployment platform.
  3. For anyone needing production coverage, neither OpenShift Online nor are viable options today. Announcements on supported offerings will be made in the future.

How am I billed?

The OpenShift Online Starter Plan is free! The OpenShift Online Pro Plan is coming soon.

What is the billing cycle?

The billing cycle is by calendar month, or in other words from the 1st to the last day of a particular month.

When do you charge my credit card?

Shortly after the end of every month you will receive an invoice for the next month's subscription fee and the previous month's usage. For Pro Plan subscribers, you will receive a prorated invoice immediately after you upgrade your account to start your subscription.

What form of payments do you accept?

We currently accept Visa and MasterCard credit cards.

Do you offer refunds?

No, we do not offer refunds at this time.

Are paid plans available for OpenShift Online 3?

The OpenShift Online Pro Plan will be available soon. Look out for an announcement by subscribing to our newsletter.


How can I receive support for the offering?

Support plans are not available for the free OpenShift Online Starter Plan, however, there are a wide variety of community support options available, including Stack Overflow, IRC, our community mailing list, and by reaching out to our community enablement team. Optional paid support plans will be offered alongside the upcoming OpenShift Online Pro Plan.

How do I report security flaws?

Red Hat's Bugzilla instance can also be used to log security sensitive bug reports (Product=OpenShift Online, Version=3.X, Groups=security) by selecting the "Security Sensitive Bug" flag (automatically selected with the provided link).

What should I do when I find a bug?

You can find a list of known and reported issues in Red Hat's Bugzilla instance. If your issue isn't listed, you can log a new bug report" (Product=OpenShift Online, Version=3.x).