Docker Compose vs Octopus Deploy

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Docker Compose vs Octopus Deploy: What are the differences?

Developers describe Docker Compose as "Define and run multi-container applications with Docker". 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. On the other hand, Octopus Deploy is detailed as "Automated deployment for .NET". Octopus works with your build server to enable reliable, secure, automated releases of ASP.NET applications and Windows Services into test, staging and production environments, whether they are in the cloud or on-premises.

Docker Compose and Octopus Deploy are primarily classified as "Container" and "Deployment as a Service" tools respectively.

"Multi-container descriptor" is the top reason why over 111 developers like Docker Compose, while over 26 developers mention "Powerful" as the leading cause for choosing Octopus Deploy.

Docker Compose is an open source tool with 16.6K GitHub stars and 2.56K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Docker Compose's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Docker Compose has a broader approval, being mentioned in 795 company stacks & 626 developers stacks; compared to Octopus Deploy, which is listed in 47 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

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Pros of Docker Compose
Pros of Octopus Deploy
  • 123
    Multi-container descriptor
  • 110
    Fast development environment setup
  • 79
    Easy linking of containers
  • 68
    Simple yaml configuration
  • 60
    Easy setup
  • 16
    Yml or yaml format
  • 12
    Use Standard Docker API
  • 8
    Open source
  • 5
    Go from template to application in minutes
  • 5
    Can choose Discovery Backend
  • 4
    Scalable
  • 4
    Easy configuration
  • 4
    Kubernetes integration
  • 3
    Quick and easy
  • 30
    Powerful
  • 25
    Simplicity
  • 19
    Easy to learn
  • 15
    .Net oriented
  • 14
    Easy to manage releases and rollback
  • 7
    Allows multitenancy
  • 4
    Nice interface

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Cons of Docker Compose
Cons of Octopus Deploy
  • 9
    Tied to single machine
  • 5
    Still very volatile, changing syntax often
  • 4
    Poor UI
  • 2
    Config & variables not versioned (e.g. in git)
  • 2
    Management of Config

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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 Octopus Deploy?

Octopus Deploy helps teams to manage releases, automate deployments, and operate applications with automated runbooks. It's free for small teams.

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What are some alternatives to Docker Compose and Octopus Deploy?
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.
Docker
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
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.
Helm
Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
Ansible
Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
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