The Tech Stack of a One-Man SaaS

December 21, 2020    tech saas

It’s amazing how much complexity one person can wrangle.

In a post - The Tech Stack of a One-Man SaaS:

  • treat infrastructure as cattle instead of pets

  • choose boring technology

  • Moved DigitalOcean to Linode because of stability issues. Then moved to AWS due to a good deal.

  • Migrations were relatively easy because the infrastructure was described via Terraform and Kubernetes manifests.

  • Stack

    • Python/Typescript

    • Django/React/NextJS/Celery/Bootstrap 4

    • Clickhouse/PostgreSQL/Redis/RDS

    • Terraform/Docker/K8s/GitHub Actions

    • AWS/Cloudflare/Let’s Encrypt/Namecheap

    • Prometheus/Grafana/Sentry/Loki

    • Fastmail/Sendgrid

    • GitHub/PyCharm/VS Code/Poetry/Yarn/Invoked

A Hackernews discussion shares similar experiences by other successful one-person SaaS founders.