Spotify backstage alternative: compare Port to Backstage
Need a Spotify Backstage alternative that's hosted and simple to use? You've come to the right place - choose Port over Backstage for a comprehensive software catalog that fits your data model, inclusion of live data and K8s visibility as well as broad self-service developer actions and the ability to use your developer portal for workflow automation.
Ability to accurately reflect data model / Number of blueprint/types
Accurate dependency reflection
API-based data ingestion
Out of the box data ingestion (k8s, github, CI/CD, etc)
Software templates and self-service
Custom self-service actions
Fallback & retry mechanism
Usage restriction policies
3rd party runners orchestration
Trigger via API
Visibility for K8S objects
Multi cluster support
CRD support (ArgoCD, Istio, etc)
Flexible K8s views and presentation
Event based subscriptions
Scorecards (e.g. quality, reliability, maturity)
Define any scorecard, no-code
Live integration with tools such as DataDog, Jira, PagerDuty etc
Native integration with CI/CD data
Grid report for managers
RBAC, Security & Audit
RBAC on anything
Custom roles definition
Activity & Audit log
Identity provider automatic ownership sync
Previous-published policies view
Global Search & Query
Global search and query including plugin data, K8s data and all catalog data
Dashboard & reports builder
Customizable pages and views
Granular usage insights
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Why do teams choose Port
Bring your own data model
Port’s software catalog uses an API to populate with all the data you need to accurately model your data, in minutes, with zero coding.
Full developer self-service
From scaffolding to day-2 operations, provisioning ephemeral environments and more, Port does it all.
Easily automate devops routines based on Port’s software catalog and event subscription mechanism.
Easy to set up
No coding, no complex deployments, ready in minutes.
Compared to Backstage, the advantages of Port are a lower TCO, faster setup time, support for your data model without any coding and a software catalog for workflow automation.