Documentation > Installation
If you have an installation related question, please also check the Installation FAQ.
We provide binary packages that contain completey self-contained and optimized builds of Crossbar.io and all dependencies for the following platforms:
Using the binary packages above, whether on bare metal, on virtual machines or within OS containers (Docker et al), is the recommended way to deploy Crossbar.io in production.
We provide official Docker images for Crossbar.io in different flavors. This is both a quick way getting started with Crossbar.io and a good approach going to production:
We provide installation instructions for setting up Crossbar.io on your own systems for different operating systems or environments.
Crossbar.io runs on Linux based embedded devices. Here are specific recipes:
Setup in the Cloud¶
Additionally, Crossbar.io can be run on Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) providers:
For light-weight testing purposes, you might also use our public demo instances of Crossbar.io:
The public demo instances of Crossbar.io is provided as a convenience, and for free. Please only use it for development and testing purposes. We don't make any guarantees whatsoever, and the service might be restricted in the future.