Docker Cloud vs Docker for AWS: What are the differences?
What is Docker Cloud? A hosted service for Docker container management and deployment. Docker Cloud is the best way to deploy and manage Dockerized applications. Docker Cloud makes it easy for new Docker users to manage and deploy the full spectrum of applications, from single container apps to distributed microservices stacks, to any cloud or on-premises infrastructure.
What is Docker for AWS? Install a Swarm of Docker Engines secured end to end with TLS by default on AWS. An integrated, easy-to-deploy environment for building, assembling, and shipping applications on AWS, Docker for AWS is a native AWS application optimized to take optimal advantage of the underlying AWS IaaS services while giving you a modern Docker platform that you can use to deploy portable apps.
Docker Cloud and Docker for AWS can be categorized as "Containers as a Service" tools.
DNT, Firecracker, and MetricAid are some of the popular companies that use Docker Cloud, whereas Docker for AWS is used by Trussle, Opsani, and Bontix. Docker Cloud has a broader approval, being mentioned in 21 company stacks & 6 developers stacks; compared to Docker for AWS, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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We decided to leverage Docker Cloud for our public facing APIs. This allows us to cleanly scale our nodes & containers without being vendor locked to a specific PaaS.