AWS Fargate vs Azure Kubernetes Service: What are the differences?
What is AWS Fargate? Run Containers Without Managing Infrastructure. AWS Fargate is a technology for Amazon ECS and EKS* that allows you to run containers without having to manage servers or clusters. With AWS Fargate, you no longer have to provision, configure, and scale clusters of virtual machines to run containers.
What is Azure Kubernetes Service? Simplify Kubernetes management, deployment, and operations. Fully managed Kubernetes container orchestration service on Microsoft Azure.
AWS Fargate and Azure Kubernetes Service can be primarily classified as "Containers as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by AWS Fargate are:
- No clusters to manage
- seamless scaling
- integrated with Amazon ECS and EKS
On the other hand, Azure Kubernetes Service provides the following key features:
- Deploy and manage Kubernetes with ease
- Scale and run applications with confidence
- Secure your Kubernetes environment
According to the StackShare community, AWS Fargate has a broader approval, being mentioned in 37 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to Azure Kubernetes Service, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.