Co-op Cloud is a software stack that aims to make hosting libre software applications simple for small service providers such as tech co-operatives who are looking to standardise around an open, transparent and scalable infrastructure. It uses the latest container technologies and configurations are shared into the commons for the benefit of all.
Democratic development process, centred on libre software licenses, community governance and a configuration commons.
Quick, flexible, and intuitive with low resource requirements, minimal overhead, and extensive documentation.
Control your hosting: use on-premise or virtual servers to suit your needs. Encryption as standard.
Following established open standards, best practices, and builds on existing tools.
What is Co-op Cloud?
Public interest infrastructure. An alternative to corporate clouds built by tech co-ops. It uses the latest container technologies and configurations are shared into the commons for the benefit of all.
Is this a good long-term choice?
Co-op Cloud re-uses upstream libre software project packaging efforts (containers). We aim to directly coordinate between distribution methods (app packagers) and production methods (app developers) to reduce duplication of effort.
What libre apps are available?
You can see all the Co-op Cloud app “recipes” in the online, live-updated recipe catalogue. Among these are Nextcloud, Jitsi, Mediawiki, Rocket.chat and many more!
What about other alternatives?
Who’s already using co-op cloud?
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