Docker vs. Kubernetes vs. Ansible



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Description

What is Docker?

Docker is an open-source project to easily create lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers from any application. The same container that a developer builds and tests on a laptop can run at scale, in production, on VMs, bare metal, OpenStack clusters, public clouds and more.

What is 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.

What is Ansible?

Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Docker?
Why do you like Docker?

Why do developers choose Kubernetes?
Why do you like Kubernetes?

Why do developers choose Ansible?
Why do you like Ansible?

Cons

What are the cons of using Docker?
Downsides of Docker?

What are the cons of using Kubernetes?
Downsides of Kubernetes?

What are the cons of using Ansible?
Downsides of Ansible?

Pricing

How much does Docker cost?
How much does Kubernetes cost?
How much does Ansible cost?
Ansible Pricing

Companies

What companies use Docker?
3940 companies on StackShare use Docker
What companies use Kubernetes?
1030 companies on StackShare use Kubernetes
What companies use Ansible?
1102 companies on StackShare use Ansible

Integrations

What tools integrate with Docker?
171 tools on StackShare integrate with Docker
What tools integrate with Kubernetes?
75 tools on StackShare integrate with Kubernetes
What tools integrate with Ansible?
28 tools on StackShare integrate with Ansible

What are some alternatives to Docker, Kubernetes, and Ansible?

  • LXC - Linux containers
  • LXD - Daemon based on liblxc offering a REST API to manage containers
  • Vagrant Cloud - Share, discover, and create Vagrant environments
  • rkt - App Container runtime

See all alternatives to Docker

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