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OpenShift® Online is Red Hat's public cloud application deployment and hosting platform. Get on-demand access to OpenShift to build, deploy and manage scalable containerized applications, operated and supported by Red Hat.®

Self-service, on-demand application stacks

Use the languages and tools you want. OpenShift includes pre-created container images and templates that allow you to build and deploy your favorite application runtimes, frameworks, databases, and more in one click.

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Heavy duty tools

OpenShift Online offers powerful command line client tools and a responsive web management console to launch and manage your applications.

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Code and push

With OpenShift, simply perform a “git push” to deploy your application. Our Source-to-Image (S2I) tool builds reproducible, ready to run container images by injecting application source into a base image, so you can focus on development.

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Streamlined delivery

OpenShift Online includes everything you need to manage your development lifecycle: standardized workflows, support for multiple environments, continuous integration, release management, and more.

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OpenShift Online plans and pricing

Deploy up to 4 services for free. Subscribe to our Pro plan, starting at just $50/month.

Starter plan

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Pro plan

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Key Features

 

 


Base Price

Free

$50.00 / month per region


What is it good for?

Individual learning, experimenting and development

Professional projects and hosting


Projects

1

10


Memory

1GiB

2GiB (up to 48GiB additional)


Terminating memory

1GiB

2GiB (up to 48GiB additional)


Persistent storage

1GiB

2GiB (up to 48GiB additional)


Resource hibernation

Your project resources sleep after 30 minutes of inactivity, and must sleep 18 hours in a 72 hour period

None


Project collaboration

 


Custom domains

 


Scheduled jobs

 


Support

Community


Extended Features

 

 


Clusters & Regions

Starter US East (N. Virginia)
Starter US West (California)
Starter US West (Oregon)
Starter Canada (Central)

Pro US East (N. Virginia)
Pro EU West (Ireland)
Pro Asia Pacific (Sydney)


Alert Notifications

 


Privileged Containers

 

 


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

1GiB included

2GiB included


Additional Memory

Not available

Up to 46GiB
$25.00 / GiB / month
$0.83 / GiB / day
$0.035 / GiB / hour


Minimum Container/Pod Size

256MiB

100MiB


Maximum Pod/Container Size

1GiB

3GiB


Memory Quality of Service

Burstable

Burstable


Pods

Up to 4

Up to 490


vCPU to Memory Ratio

1vCPU to 512MiB

1vCPU to 512MiB


vCPU

2 vCPU included

4 vCPU included
Up to 96 vCPU (with 48GiB memory)


CPU Quality of Service

Burstable

Burstable


emptyDir Volumes

Up to 512MiB

Up to 512MiB


Persistent Volume Type

Block storage

Block storage


Persistent Storage

1GiB included

2GiB included


Additional Persistent Storage

Not available

Up to 148GiB
$1.00 / GiB / month
$0.033 / GiB / day
$0.0014 / GiB / hour


Minimum Volume Size

1GiB

1GiB


Persistent Storage Volumes

1

Up to 150


Terminating Resource Quotas

 

 


Memory

1GiB included

2GiB included


Additional Memory

Not available

Up to 18GiB
$25.00 / GiB / month
$0.83 / GiB / day
$0.035 / GiB / hour


vCPU to Memory Ratio

1vCPU to 512MiB

1vCPU to 512MiB


vCPU

2 vCPU included

4 vCPU included
Up to 40 vCPU (with 20GiB memory)


Time Limit

10 minutes

10 minutes


Scheduled Jobs

 


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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Technologies supported by OpenShift Online

OpenShift supports the languages, databases, and frameworks organizations need to deliver better software, faster.

3scale APIcast

Java

Jenkins

MongoDB

Node.js

Python

Ruby

PostgreSQL

OpenShift Online + Fuse Online

Modern applications need modern integration

Red Hat Fuse Online is a low-code, integration platform as a service for cloud-native applications, built to run anywhere Red Hat OpenShift is supported.

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Frequently asked questions

What happens when my online starter account is inactive?

We periodically remove inactive users from OpenShift Online Starter to free up resources for new users. If your account is removed, you can resubscribe at any time.

OpenShift Online Starter is intended for learning and experimenting, not for hosting projects. Accordingly, we consider "activity" to mean that you are using your account to build and deploy applications.

If you are using OpenShift Online Starter infrequently, we recommend that you backup your applications and data. See "Creating a Template from Existing Objects" to backup your applications and “Backing up and Restoring Databases" to backup your databases.


Can I run production services on OpenShift Online?

Yes! The OpenShift Online Pro Plan is intended for production services and hosting


Is my data safe and secure?

You bet. Red Hat has a long history of managing the packages that make up Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including industry-leading responsiveness to security vulnerabilities and managing its online presence on Linux systems. Red Hat OpenShift Online is managed and maintained by Red Hat as part of the service. 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.


What is OpenShift.io?

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

  1. OpenShift.io 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 4 services using 1 GiB memory, 2 CPU cores, and a 1 GiB persistent volumes. For more detailed limits, see the full plan comparison.


What are terminating resources?

Terminating resources are pods with an active deadline. These pods usually include builds, deployers, and jobs.


What languages and datastores are supported?

OpenShift Online 3 currently supports Java (8), .NET Core (1.0, 1.1, 2.0), Node.js (4, 6), PHP (5.5, 5.6, 7), Python (2.7, 3.4, 3.5), Ruby (2.2, 2.3, 2.4), and Perl (5.20, 5.24). Jenkins (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 Apache HTTP Server, CakePHP, Dancer, Django, Node.js, and Ruby on Rails. View all.


What database services are supported?

OpenShift Online 3 currently supports MariaDB (10.1), MongoDB (2.6, 3.2), MySQL (5.6, 5.7), PostgreSQL (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.


How is OpenShift.io related to OpenShift Online?

When you sign up for OpenShift.io you also receive an account on OpenShift.com. 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 OpenShift.com for deployment, then you can sign up for OpenShift Online.
  2. If you want to leverage the cloud native development tools, you can sign up for OpenShift.io and also use OpenShift Online as a deployment platform.

Can I upgrade from the starter plan to the pro plan?

You can have both! The OpenShift Online Pro Plan gives you access to resources in the Pro US East (N. Virginia) cluster. You can continue to use your OpenShift Online Starter Plan resources on the Starter US East (N. Virginia) or Starter US West (Oregon) cluster for learning, experimenting, and development.


How can I use pro resources in multiple regions?

You can use Pro resources in multiple regions by purchasing resources and paying the base price in each region separately.


What form of payments do you accept?

We currently accept Visa and MasterCard credit cards.


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.


Do you offer refunds?

No, we do not offer refunds at this time.


What currencies do you accept?

United States residents are billed in USD, Canadian residents are billed in CAD, European Union member state residents are billed in EUR, and all others are billed in USD.

How can I receive support for the offering?

OpenShift Online Pro Plan users have access to complimentary Red Hat Basic Support. 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, and by reaching out to our community enablement team.


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).


Why was my access to starter removed?

We want to make everyone's wait time to get access to OpenShift Online Starter as short as possible. Accordingly, we remove access for users with no active resources from time to time to make room for new users. Whenever you are ready to use OpenShift, you can subscribe at manage.openshift.com to get access to Starter again.

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