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What is RancherOS?

It makes it simple to run containers at scale in development, test and production. By containerizing system services and leveraging Docker for management, the operating system provides a very reliable and easy to manage containers.
RancherOS is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
RancherOS is an open source tool with 5.7K GitHub stars and 579 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to RancherOS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses RancherOS?

7 companies reportedly use RancherOS in their tech stacks, including e-commerce, Bright Power, and Hosting environment.

18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use RancherOS.

RancherOS Integrations

Why developers like RancherOS?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use RancherOS
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RancherOS's Features

  • Lightweight
  • Rancher Integration
  • Kuberenetes Integration
  • Minimalist OS
  • Comprehensive System Services
  • Improved Security

RancherOS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to RancherOS?
It is designed for security, consistency, and reliability. Instead of installing packages via yum or apt, it uses Linux containers to manage your services at a higher level of abstraction. A single service's code and all dependencies are packaged within a container that can be run on one or many machines.
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
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.
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
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RancherOS's Followers
22 developers follow RancherOS to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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