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The Datacenter Operating System. The easiest way to run microservices, big data, and containers in production.
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What is DC/OS?

Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications.
DC/OS is a tool in the Cluster Management category of a tech stack.
DC/OS is an open source tool with 2.3K GitHub stars and 489 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to DC/OS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses DC/OS?

17 companies reportedly use DC/OS in their tech stacks, including immowelt GmbH, Decision6, and AN10.

91 developers on StackShare have stated that they use DC/OS.

DC/OS Integrations

Pros of DC/OS
Easy to setup a HA cluster
Open source
Has templates to install via AWS and Azure
Easy Setup
Easy to get services running and operate them

DC/OS's Features

  • High Resource Utilization
  • Mixed Workload Colocation
  • Container Orchestration
  • Resource Isolation
  • Stateful Storage
  • Package Repositories
  • Public Cloud
  • Private Cloud
  • On-Premise
  • Command Line Interface
  • Web Interface
  • Elastic Scalability
  • High Availability
  • Zero Downtime Upgrades
  • Service Discovery
  • Load Balancing
  • Production-Ready

DC/OS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to DC/OS?
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Apache Mesos
Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.
Marathon is an Apache Mesos framework for container orchestration. Marathon provides a REST API for starting, stopping, and scaling applications. Marathon is written in Scala and can run in highly-available mode by running multiple copies. The state of running tasks gets stored in the Mesos state abstraction.
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DC/OS's Followers
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