Docker Machine vs Kitematic: What are the differences?
Docker Machine: Machine management for a container-centric world. 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; Kitematic: The easiest way to start using Docker on your Mac. Simple Docker App management for Mac OS X.
Docker Machine and Kitematic can be categorized as "Container" tools.
"Easy docker hosts management" is the top reason why over 12 developers like Docker Machine, while over 4 developers mention "I like it because it sucks" as the leading cause for choosing Kitematic.
Docker Machine and Kitematic are both open source tools. It seems that Kitematic with 10.5K GitHub stars and 1.26K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Docker Machine with 5.39K GitHub stars and 1.56K GitHub forks.
Docker, Leftronic, and DNT are some of the popular companies that use Docker Machine, whereas Kitematic is used by Docker, Car Throttle, and Athento. Docker Machine has a broader approval, being mentioned in 43 company stacks & 47 developers stacks; compared to Kitematic, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.