AWS Fargate vs Orchard: What are the differences?
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; Orchard: We host your Docker containers. Use Docker to run anything you can think of in 2 seconds flat without having to setup or manage servers.
AWS Fargate and Orchard belong to "Containers as a Service" category of the tech stack.
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, Orchard provides the following key features:
- Run commands
- Run daemons and databases
- 100% custom environment