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What is Azure Container Service?

Azure Container Service optimizes the configuration of popular open source tools and technologies specifically for Azure. You get an open solution that offers portability for both your containers and your application configuration. You select the size, the number of hosts, and choice of orchestrator tools, and Container Service handles everything else.

Azure Container Service is a tool in the Containers as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who Uses Azure Container Service?

8 companies use Azure Container Service including QwikSense Dashboard, Veris, and Sensewaves.

Azure Container Service integrates with

Docker, CircleCI, Docker Swarm, Apache Mesos, and Azure Cosmos DB are some of the popular tools that integrate with Azure Container Service. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Azure Container Service.

Why people like Azure Container Service

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Azure Container Service.

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Azure Container Service's Features

  • Create a container hosting solution optimized for Azure
  • Scale and orchestrate applications using Apache Mesos or Docker Swarm
  • Use popular open source, client-side tooling
  • Migrate container workloads to and from Azure without code changes

Azure Container Service's alternatives

  • Amazon EC2 Container Service - Container management service that supports Docker containers
  • Google Kubernetes Engine - Deploy, manage, and scale containerized applications on Kubernetes, powered by Google Cloud
  • Docker Cloud - A hosted service for Docker container management and deployment
  • AWS Fargate - Run Containers Without Managing Infrastructure
  • Docker for AWS - Install a Swarm of Docker Engines secured end to end with TLS by default on AWS

See all alternatives to Azure Container Service