an open-source, Kubernetes-based PaaS built in Python and Go

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Kel is an open-source Platform as a Service (PaaS) from Eldarion® that makes it easy to manage web application deployment and hosting through the entire software lifecycle.

Kel helps DevOps professionals manage their application infrastructure through a layer of tools and components that make Kubernetes accessible and easier to use. Kel builds on Eldarion's 7+ years experience running Gondor, one of the leading Python / Django PaaS solutions.


Kel is built on Kubernetes with components written in Python and Go. The following components are a good entryway to understanding the Kel project:


In order to foster a kind, inclusive, and harassment-free community, the Kel project follows the Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct.


The code in this project is licensed under the Apache License, version 2.0.

Commercial Support

Commercial support for Kel is available through Eldarion®, please visit to learn more.