As you may have heard, Parse announced that it is shutting down. Things are moving fast in the Parse Server world, and Parse have announced guides for setting up a Parse Server on Heroku and AWS. Remember that Parse is not shutting down until January 2017.

Parse Server Setup Instructions

The guides are at:

Heroku: https://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/deploying-a-parse-server-to-heroku

AWS: http://mobile.awsblog.com/post/TxCD57GZLM2JR/How-to-set-up-Parse-Server-on-AWS-using-AWS-Elastic-Beanstalk