Kubernetes vs. Docker Compose vs. Docker Swarm

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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 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.

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617 Companies Using Kubernetes
566 Companies Using Docker Compose
57 Companies Using Docker Swarm

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

  • Rancher - Open Source Platform for Running a Private Container Service
  • Docker Machine - Machine management for a container-centric world
  • Helm - The Kubernetes Package Manager
  • Portainer - Simple management UI for Docker

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