running PHP made simple

Everything you need to easily deploy and run serverless PHP applications.

A higher level stack

Creating and running modern and scalable PHP applications can be simple. By using serverless technologies, like AWS Lambda, we can focus on development and worry less about servers.

Bref is an open source project that brings full support for PHP and its frameworks to AWS Lambda.


Open source, production-ready
PHP runtimes for AWS Lambda

for a better view of the cloud.

Getting started with serverless can be overwhelming. Bref integrates with the open-source Serverless Framework for configuration and deployment. We get the best of both world: powerful, yet simple.

On top of Serverless' documentation and ecosystem, Bref provides complete documentation and examples for PHP applications.

Simple cloud orchestration
via the Serverless Framework

Take the serverless course

Serverless Visually Explained is a hands-on course that teaches developers how to create serverless applications.

Written by Bref's creator, this interactive course focuses on use cases: APIs, websites, workers, micro-services…

Learn more at

Serverless Visually Explained

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Bref Enterprise

Serverless radically simplifies software delivery and operations. This leads to shorter time-to-market as well as cost-efficient scalable architectures. No wonder serverless is on the map of larger organizations.

Accelerate serverless adoption in your organization by working with the Bref core team. Get there fast, and get there right.

We can help you go beyond "Getting started" tutorials and integrate serverless technologies to your organization's existing practices and tooling.

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Dedicated expert support

Provide your team with expert DevOps support covering Bref, serverless, and AWS.
Get an architecture review when starting a new project, and get continuous help while implementing and running it. Make sure your team is following the best practices regarding cost-efficiency, performances, and security.

Bref sponsorship and priority bug fixes

Ensure that Bref gets continuously maintained, and that bugs affecting your teams get fixed in priority.

Hands-on training

Save your team 2 weeks of research with 2 days of training. On-site or remote. Learn more.

On-premises PHP runtimes

Automatically host Bref runtimes in your AWS account to avoid depending on 3rd parties.

Need training or support? Get in touch with null, the team that creates Bref.