Kubernetes vs. Docker Compose vs. Docker Machine



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Description

What is 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.

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 Machine?

Machine lets you create Docker hosts on your computer, on cloud providers, and inside your own data center. It creates servers, installs Docker on them, then configures the Docker client to talk to them.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Docker Compose?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Kubernetes?
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What are the cons of using Docker Compose?
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What are the cons of using Docker Machine?
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Pricing

How much does Kubernetes cost?
How much does Docker Compose cost?
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Companies

What companies use Kubernetes?
1028 companies on StackShare use Kubernetes
What companies use Docker Compose?
855 companies on StackShare use Docker Compose
What companies use Docker Machine?
53 companies on StackShare use Docker Machine

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kubernetes?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Kubernetes
What tools integrate with Docker Compose?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Docker Compose
What tools integrate with Docker Machine?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Docker Machine

What are some alternatives to Kubernetes, Docker Compose, and Docker Machine?

  • Rancher - Open Source Platform for Running a Private Container Service
  • Docker Swarm - Native clustering for Docker. Turn a pool of Docker hosts into a single, virtual host.
  • Helm - The Kubernetes Package Manager
  • Portainer - Simple management UI for Docker

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