Azure Container Service vs DCHQ: What are the differences?
Azure Container Service: Deploy and manage containers using the tools you choose. Azure Container Service optimizes the configuration of popular open source tools and technologies specifically for Azure. You get an open solution that offers portability for both your containers and your application configuration. You select the size, the number of hosts, and choice of orchestrator tools, and Container Service handles everything else; DCHQ: Advanced Platform for Automation of Container based Apps on any Cloud. DCHQ delivers enterprise discipline to Linux Containers application lifecycle management. Available in hosted and on-prem versions, DCHQ provides the most advanced application composition framework extending Docker Compose through environment variable bindings across images, BASH script plug-ins that can be invoked at request time and post-provision and support for clustering for high availability across multiple hosts and auto-scaling.
Azure Container Service and DCHQ belong to "Containers as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Azure Container Service are:
- Create a container hosting solution optimized for Azure
- Scale and orchestrate applications using Apache Mesos or Docker Swarm
- Use popular open source, client-side tooling
On the other hand, DCHQ provides the following key features:
- Application-Defined Infrastructure
- Docker Orchestration
- Docker Application Composition