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Metal3

Bare metal host provisioning for Kubernetes
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What is Metal3?

There are a number of great open source tools for bare metal host provisioning, including Ironic. It aims to build on these technologies to provide a Kubernetes native API for managing bare metal hosts via a provisioning stack that is also running on Kubernetes. We believe that Kubernetes Native Infrastructure, or managing your infrastructure just like your applications, is a powerful next step in the evolution of infrastructure management.
Metal3 is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Metal3 is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Metal3's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Metal3?

Companies

Metal3 Integrations

Metal3's Features

  • Open source
  • Kubernetes based
  • CNCF Project

Metal3 Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Metal3?
Kubernetes
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.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
Helm
Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
Rancher
Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
Docker Swarm
Swarm serves the standard Docker API, so any tool which already communicates with a Docker daemon can use Swarm to transparently scale to multiple hosts: Dokku, Compose, Krane, Deis, DockerUI, Shipyard, Drone, Jenkins... and, of course, the Docker client itself.
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