Docker Compose vs. Docker Swarm vs. Container Factory



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Description

What is Docker Compose?

With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.

What is Docker Swarm?

Swarm serves the standard Docker API, so any tool which already communicates with a Docker daemon can use Swarm to transparently scale to multiple hosts: Dokku, Compose, Krane, Deis, DockerUI, Shipyard, Drone, Jenkins... and, of course, the Docker client itself.

What is Container Factory?

container-factory produces Docker images from tarballs of application source code. It accepts archives with Dockerfiles, but if your application's language is supported, it can automatically add a suitable Dockerfile.

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Pros

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Cons

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What are the cons of using Docker Swarm?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Docker Compose?
849 companies on StackShare use Docker Compose
What companies use Docker Swarm?
95 companies on StackShare use Docker Swarm
What companies use Container Factory?
0 companies on StackShare use Container Factory

Integrations

What tools integrate with Docker Compose?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Docker Compose
What tools integrate with Docker Swarm?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Docker Swarm
What tools integrate with Container Factory?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Container Factory

What are some alternatives to Docker Compose, Docker Swarm, and Container Factory?

  • Kubernetes - Manage a cluster of Linux containers as a single system to accelerate Dev and simplify Ops
  • Rancher - Open Source Platform for Running a Private Container Service
  • Docker Machine - Machine management for a container-centric world
  • Helm - The Kubernetes Package Manager

See all alternatives to Docker Compose

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