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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 6K GitHub stars and 628 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to RancherOS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses RancherOS?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use RancherOS in their tech stacks, including Araclx, DECATHLON, and Machine Learning at FVST.

Developers
47 developers on StackShare have stated that they use RancherOS.

RancherOS Integrations

Pros of RancherOS

RancherOS's Features

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

RancherOS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to RancherOS?
CoreOS
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.
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.
Ubuntu
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
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.
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 !
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