Why is Zero good for startups ?
As engineer #1, your sole priority is to build the logic for your application and get it into customers’ hands as quickly and reliably as possible.
Like the best DevOps engineer you’ve ever met - except open source and free.
Just as fast as other tools like Heroku to get up and running.
You own 100% of the code. No lock-in!
Building something fast doesn't mean you can't also build it right
Fault-tolerant infrastructure. Production workloads will be highly available, with traffic load balanced to multiple instances of your application. All the infrastructure is represented with code to be reproducible and easy to configure.
Your system will scale automatically based on your application’s needs. For frontend assets, using a CDN will ensure availability at global scale.
All your systems will follow security best practices backed up by multiple security audits and penetration tests, and will be properly configured to limit access to private networks, secrets, and data. Bullet-proof your application by default using existing, tested tools.