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The Bitnami DreamFactory Stack provides a one-click install solution for DreamFactory. Download installers and virtual machines, or run your own DreamFactory server in the cloud.

DreamFactory is a free open source REST API platform for mobile, web, and IoT applications. With DreamFactory, developers can build mobile, web, and IoT applications without hand-coding APIs. DreamFactory automatically generates a comprehensive REST API for SQL and NoSQL databases, file storage, cache, email, and push notifications. Additional features include server-side scripting with Javascript, Node.js, PHP, and Python, cross-database API calls, remote HTTP and SOAP connections, user management, role-based access control on APIs, SSO authentication, JWT sessions, and OAuth/LDAP/Active Directory integration. With sample applications for JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, Objective-C, Swift, Android, Titanium, and .NET, getting started with DreamFactory is easy.

Bitnami Virtual Machines contain a minimal Linux operating system with DreamFactory installed and configured. This enables you to run the application without actually installing it on your computer. It's completely isolated from other software installed on your machine and makes an ideal sandbox for your project.

Using the Bitnami Virtual Machine image requires hypervisor software such as VMware Player or VirtualBox. Both of these hypervisors are available free of charge. After installing your preferred hypervisor, download and extract the Bitnami Virtual Machine by following the instructions in our getting started guide for VMware or VirtualBox.


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DreamFactory is a smart way to instantly get REST APIs for your mobile, web, and IoT projects. With DreamFactory, you can stop hand-coding REST APIs from scratch and get to work building awesome applications. DreamFactory is free, open source, and runs on any cloud platform or on premises server.

Key features of DreamFactory include

  • Instant REST APIs for SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Deep SQL support, including automatic REST endpoints for data, schema, functions, and stored procedures and API parameters for complex filters, pagination, sorting, multi-table joins, calculations, aggregation, and more
  • Virtual foreign keys for CRUD operations on multiple databases with a single API call
  • Instant REST APIs for file storage, cache, email, and push notifications
  • Securely connects to any remote HTTP or SOAP service
  • Live Swagger 2.0 API docs for all API endpoints
  • Server-side scripting with Javascript, Node.js, PHP, and Python
  • User management and role-based access control on all API endpoints
  • SSO authentication and stateless scaling with JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
  • OAuth/LDAP/Active Directory integration
  • Admin console to configure APIs, applications, users, roles, scripts, packages, and more
  • Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X compatible. Easy to deploy on cloud platform or on premises

Why use the Bitnami DreamFactory Stack?

Bitnami makes it easy to run DreamFactory in the cloud, locally or virtually. The Bitnami DreamFactory Stack is:

  • Up-to-date

    We track every release of DreamFactory and update our stack shortly after it's released.

  • Secure

    If serious security issues are discovered, we provide new versions of DreamFactory as soon as possible, often within hours of the availability of a fix.

  • Consistent

    With Bitnami, you get the same software stack and configuration regardless of where you are deploying DreamFactory or other Bitnami Applications. This makes it easy to migrate between different platforms.

With the Bitnami DreamFactory Stack compiling, configuring and all of its dependencies are taken care of, so it works out-of-the-box.

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  1. Bitnami DreamFactory 5

    Update Jan 11, 2016 review 2 stars - now 5 stars

    by Richard Whitaker on

    DreamFactory and Bitnami responded VERY quickly; Dreamfactory support and I targeted the issue and together DreamFactory and Bitnami responded, produced the fix and posted up the new Bitnami stack. Today I installed and it worked beautifully. This is a great example of partnering and this mere mortal is grateful! Well Done! DreamFactory is exactly what I am looking for!

    1 out of 1 people found this helpful.

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  2. Bitnami DreamFactory 5

    Universal API

    by Jen Barker on

    Connect backend databases and it makes the API for you. The file API is a subset of NoSQL, which is a subset of SQL. Everything is the same in the subset. So you can swap out backend systems. And you only learn the one API.

    2 out of 2 people found this helpful.

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  3. Bitnami DreamFactory 5

    nice API for my SQL database

    by Laura Richter on

    just hook up the DB and get an API. also does Mongo, haven't tried that yet. Easy to use, hard to believe its a free product.

    2 out of 2 people found this helpful.

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  4. Bitnami DreamFactory 5

    DreamFactory is the kit to use.

    by Sean Mallon on

    I started using this a couple of weeks ago and my team of mobile developers are singing it's praises.

    3 out of 3 people found this helpful.

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  5. Bitnami DreamFactory 5

    Review of Dream Factory

    by Imran Khan on

    I have used it as a BAAS , been very happy with the work flow, and the ease of use when it comes to configuring and all those helpful video along with example code that makes it easy to debug and make things happen, also the prompt response on the forum for any issues keep up the good work

    5 out of 5 people found this helpful.

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