Deploy Umami on Render

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Umami is a great piece of open source software, a privacy-focused alternative to Google Analytics.

I use it to track visitors on the website of my Brazilian startup Código Do Bem and company page TICI Tecnologia; for this personal blog I'm using another open source analytics software called Plausible.

Until now I was using the Railway service, which works great but the free tier rapidly goes out of limits (in execution hours, not in free credits available).

So i decided to have a look at Render and was surprised on how is simple (even than Railway) to deploy the Umami software using their blueprint specification.

I created the following render.yaml file:

It basically uses the free plan (you don't even need to put your credit card) to create a PostgreSQL database (umami-db service) and to run the official Umami Docker image (umami service), defined in the Dockerfile available in this repository:


To deploy to your Render account, just click on the following button:

Deploy to Render

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Thomas Cenni
Thomas Cenni is an Electronic Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in program management and software engineering. Passionate about software engineering and development, experienced leader with a strong background in the end-to-end lifecycle of product development, he is also a certified SAFe® 6 agilist. Entrepreneur, credible and highly motivated, he showed a great ability to adapt to various cultures and countries, assuming different roles and challenges in Italy, Brazil and France. He is fluent in English, French, Italian and Brazilian Portuguese.