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Rancher

Open Source Platform for Running a Private Container Service
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What is 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.
Rancher is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Rancher is an open source tool with 14.6K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Rancher's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Rancher?

Companies
146 companies reportedly use Rancher in their tech stacks, including trivago, Oxylabs, and Alibaba Travels.

Developers
496 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Rancher.

Rancher Integrations

GitHub, Docker, Jenkins, Amazon EC2, and Kubernetes are some of the popular tools that integrate with Rancher. Here's a list of all 33 tools that integrate with Rancher.
Private Decisions at about Rancher

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with Rancher in their tech stack.

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The whole infrastructure is managed through Rancher. It provides a simple interface to all the underlying tools - Docker, HAProxy (automatically configures load balancer from the containers). Rancher

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Alessio Deiana
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Manage our stack Rancher

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Pull from CI/CD for live demo Rancher

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Senior Enterprise Architect at eVectis Technologies LLC · | 1 upvotes · 5 views
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Enterprise-grade Kubernetes Distribution Rancher

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Currently looking to move to Swarm or Kubernetes due to a few issues I have with Rancher. Rancher

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Public Decisions about Rancher

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Rancher in their tech stack.

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We use Rancher because its has a simple installation and good ui and many other features out of the box

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Philipp-Michael Radl
System Engineer at DIMOCO Europe GmbH · | 2 upvotes · 17.6K views
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Rancher Powerful, easy to use. Enabled us to provide KaaS with less overhead. We now provide multiple clusters to multiple DevOps enviornments. With our own monitoring stack we are able to run multiple stage clusters in our vSphere, and feel quite ready to move into the #cloud soon

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Orchestration of containers for our environments. Remote deployment from Jenkins. Rancher

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Currently looking to move to Swarm or Kubernetes due to a few issues I have with Rancher. Rancher

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We use Rancher for container orchestration and automated deployment pipelines. Rancher

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The whole infrastructure is managed through Rancher. It provides a simple interface to all the underlying tools - Docker, HAProxy (automatically configures load balancer from the containers). Rancher

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Rancher's Features

  • Manage Hosts, Deploy Containers, Monitor Resources
  • User Management & Collaboration
  • Native Docker APIs & Tools
  • Monitoring and Logging
  • Connect Containers, Manage Disks, Deploy Load Balancers
  • Docker App Catalog
  • Included Kubernetes Distribution
  • Included Docker Swarm Distribution
  • Included Mesos Distribution
  • Infrastructure Management

Rancher Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Rancher?
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.
DC/OS
Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications.
Portainer
Portainer is an open-source lightweight management UI which allows you to easily manage your Docker environments. Portainer is available on Windows, Linux and Mac. It has never been so easy to manage Docker !
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
Helm
Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
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