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Portainer

Open source tool for managing containerized applications
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What is Portainer?

It is a universal container management tool. It works with Kubernetes, Docker, Docker Swarm and Azure ACI. It allows you to manage containers without needing to know platform-specific code.
Portainer is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses Portainer?

Companies
53 companies reportedly use Portainer in their tech stacks, including Mainwebsolutions, OODA, and Sokhan.

Developers
253 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Portainer.

Portainer Integrations

Docker, Kubernetes, Auth0, Docker Swarm, and Docker Secrets are some of the popular tools that integrate with Portainer. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Portainer.
Pros of Portainer
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Simple
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Great UI
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Friendly
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Easy to setup, gives a practical interface for Docker
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Fully featured
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Because it just works, super simple yet powerful
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A must for Docker DevOps
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Free and opensource
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It's simple, fast and the support is great
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API
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Template Support

Portainer's Features

  • Docker management
  • Docker UI
  • Docker cluster management
  • Swarm visualizer
  • Authentication
  • User Access Control
  • Docker container management
  • Docker service management
  • Docker overview
  • Docker console
  • Docker swarm status
  • Docker image management
  • Docker network management
  • Docker dashboard
  • Remote HTTP API
  • Automation

Portainer Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Portainer?
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.
Mesosphere
Mesosphere offers a layer of software that organizes your machines, VMs, and cloud instances and lets applications draw from a single pool of intelligently- and dynamically-allocated resources, increasing efficiency and reducing operational complexity.
Kitematic
Simple Docker App management for Mac OS X
Cockpit
An API-driven CMS without forcing you to make compromises in how you implement your site. The CMS for developers. Manage content like collections, regions, forms and galleries which you can reuse anywhere on your website.
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.
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Portainer's Followers
599 developers follow Portainer to keep up with related blogs and decisions.