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What is IBM Containers?

Managed Kubernetes offering to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experience, and built-in security and isolation to enable rapid delivery of applications all while leveraging Services including Watson, Weather, IoT, etc.
IBM Containers is a tool in the Containers as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses IBM Containers?

Companies

Developers
15 developers on StackShare have stated that they use IBM Containers.

IBM Containers Integrations

Docker, Kubernetes, Let's Encrypt, Prometheus, and Fluentd are some of the popular tools that integrate with IBM Containers. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with IBM Containers.

Why developers like IBM Containers?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use IBM Containers
Top Reasons
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IBM Containers's Features

  • Managed Kubernetes with simplified cluster management from IBM
  • Cluster isolation choice (virtual - shared or dedicated compute and bare metal)
  • Vulnerability Advisor introspects every layer in each image for known vulnerabilities and configuration weaknesses, as well as live container scanning
  • Enhance apps using 170+ services from IBM Cloud catalog
  • Integrated operational tools for monitoring and logging, or bring your tool of choice to ICCS
  • Secure to the core - edge nodes to minimize the cluster's attack surface, secured firewall, integrated VPN, identity and access management, trusted compute

IBM Containers Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to IBM Containers?
Docker
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
Amazon EC2 Container Service
Amazon EC2 Container Service lets you launch and stop container-enabled applications with simple API calls, allows you to query the state of your cluster from a centralized service, and gives you access to many familiar Amazon EC2 features like security groups, EBS volumes and IAM roles.
Google Kubernetes Engine
Container Engine takes care of provisioning and maintaining the underlying virtual machine cluster, scaling your application, and operational logistics like logging, monitoring, and health management.
Amazon EKS
Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install and operate your own Kubernetes clusters.
AWS Fargate
AWS Fargate is a technology for Amazon ECS and EKS* that allows you to run containers without having to manage servers or clusters. With AWS Fargate, you no longer have to provision, configure, and scale clusters of virtual machines to run containers.
See all alternatives

IBM Containers's Followers
29 developers follow IBM Containers to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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