Rancher vs. Docker Swarm vs. Container Factory



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Description

What is Rancher?

Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.

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

Why do developers choose Rancher?
Why do you like Rancher?

Why do developers choose Docker Swarm?
Why do you like Docker Swarm?

Why do developers choose Container Factory?
Why do you like Container Factory?

Cons

What are the cons of using Rancher?
Downsides of Rancher?

What are the cons of using Docker Swarm?
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What are the cons of using Container Factory?
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Pricing

How much does Rancher cost?
Rancher Pricing
How much does Docker Swarm cost?
How much does Container Factory cost?

Companies

What companies use Rancher?
96 companies on StackShare use Rancher
What companies use Docker Swarm?
101 companies on StackShare use Docker Swarm
What companies use Container Factory?
0 companies on StackShare use Container Factory

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rancher?
23 tools on StackShare integrate with Rancher
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 Rancher, Docker Swarm, and Container Factory?

  • Kubernetes - Manage a cluster of Linux containers as a single system to accelerate Dev and simplify Ops
  • Docker Compose - Define and run multi-container applications with Docker
  • Docker Machine - Machine management for a container-centric world
  • Helm - The Kubernetes Package Manager

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