Cloud Foundry vs Kontena: What are the differences?
Cloud Foundry: Deploy and scale applications in seconds on your choice of private or public cloud. Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications; Kontena: Docker Container Orchestration Platform Written in Ruby. Kontena is an open source container orchestration tool that makes it easy to deploy and manage containerized applications on your own servers.
Cloud Foundry and Kontena can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Cloud Foundry are:
- Application and services centric lifecycle API
- High performance dynamic routing
- Buildpack support
On the other hand, Kontena provides the following key features:
- Automatic Node Discovery
- Mixed Infrastructure Support
- Service Abstraction
Cloud Foundry and Kontena are both open source tools. It seems that Kontena with 1.44K GitHub stars and 117 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Cloud Foundry with 605 GitHub stars and 532 GitHub forks.