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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.

What is Cloud Foundry?

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.

What is Kontena?

Kontena is an open source container orchestration tool that makes it easy to deploy and manage containerized applications on your own servers.
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        What are some alternatives to Cloud Foundry and Kontena?
        Docker
        The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
        OpenShift
        OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
        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.
        OpenStack
        OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.
        Terraform
        With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.
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        Easy host and monitor the application on the cloud, using a platform that is hight integrated with Spring Framework, but is also agnostic of technology

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