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Cockpit vs Portainer: What are the differences?

What is Cockpit? Add content management functionality to any site - plug & play CMS. An API-driven CMS without forcing you to make compromises in how you implement your site. The CMS for developers. Manage content like collections, regions, forms and galleries which you can reuse anywhere on your website.

What is Portainer? Simple management UI for Docker. Portainer is an open-source lightweight management UI which allows you to easily manage your Docker environments Portainer is available on Windows, Linux and Mac. It has never been so easy to manage Docker !.

Cockpit belongs to "Cloud Content Management System" category of the tech stack, while Portainer can be primarily classified under "Container Tools".

Some of the features offered by Cockpit are:

  • Self hosted
  • Crazy fast & lightweight
  • Flexible

On the other hand, Portainer provides the following key features:

  • Docker management
  • Docker UI
  • Docker cluster management

Cockpit is an open source tool with 4.01K GitHub stars and 399 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cockpit's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Cockpit
Pros of Portainer
  • 2
    Easy for Content Managers to understand and use
  • 2
    Open Source
  • 2
    Flexible and plays nicely with any frontend
  • 1
    GraphQL
  • 35
    Simple
  • 25
    Great UI
  • 17
    Friendly
  • 12
    Easy to setup, gives a practical interface for Docker
  • 11
    Fully featured
  • 9
    Because it just works, super simple yet powerful
  • 8
    A must for Docker DevOps
  • 6
    Free and opensource
  • 4
    It's simple, fast and the support is great
  • 4
    API
  • 3
    Template Support

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What is Cockpit?

An API-driven CMS without forcing you to make compromises in how you implement your site. The CMS for developers. Manage content like collections, regions, forms and galleries which you can reuse anywhere on your website.

What is Portainer?

Portainer is an open-source lightweight management UI which allows you to easily manage your Docker environments. Portainer is available on Windows, Linux and Mac. It has never been so easy to manage Docker !

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    What are some alternatives to Cockpit and Portainer?
    Strapi
    It is an open source Node.js Headless CMS to easily build customisable APIs. It lets you manage your content and distribute it anywhere. It allows you to securely and privately serve your database of choice from your hosting and server of choice.
    Webmin
    It is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. It removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files.
    Netdata
    Netdata democratizes monitoring, empowering IT teams to know more about their infrastructure, enabling them to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues, collaborate to solve problems, and make data-driven decisions to move business forward.
    Ansible
    Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
    Directus
    Let's say you're planning on managing content for a website, native app, and widget. Instead of using a CMS that's baked into the website client, it makes more sense to decouple your content entirely and access it through an API or SDK. That's a headless CMS. That's Directus.
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    Reviews of Cockpit and Portainer
    Review of
    Portainer

    Hey Team, As I used portainer and here I think some of functionality must be there like visualiser for monitoring.

    And Here I found a issue when we open the console then does not allow to exit the terminal using exit commands and scroller is not work in terminal...

    Senior DevOps Engineer
    Review of
    Portainer

    On the road to greatness. A worthy challenger soon to be

    How developers use Cockpit and Portainer
    Intrafind uses
    Portainer

    Gui for Docker including swarm-mode