OpenShift Origin

The open source upstream of OpenShift, the next generation application hosting platform developed by Red Hat.

OpenShift Origin includes support for a wide variety of language runtimes and data layers including Java EE6, Ruby, PHP, Python, Perl, MongoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

Try it

On your laptop

The easiest way to run OpenShift Origin locally is to download an image suitable for running on a VM. The image will work on KVM , VirtualBox or VMWare.

You can also build your own machine using Puppet or follow the comprehensive guide and deploy OpenShift Origin manually.

On Your Cloud

Build your own PaaS with OpenShift Origin. Head over to to deploy your own OpenShift system, or check out a pre-built VM at the OpenShift Origin site.


Hack on the source code

Check out the public backlogs to see what we're working on:

File a bug

Found a bug? Let us know! OpenShift uses an Bugzilla instance.

Extend OpenShift

You can add new runtimes and frameworks to OpenShift with community cartridges and quickstarts.

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