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Docker Swarm vs OpenStack: What are the differences?

Docker Swarm: Native clustering for Docker. Turn a pool of Docker hosts into a single, virtual host. 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; OpenStack: Open source software for building private and public clouds. OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.

Docker Swarm and OpenStack are primarily classified as "Container" and "Open Source Cloud" tools respectively.

"Docker friendly" is the top reason why over 43 developers like Docker Swarm, while over 35 developers mention "Private cloud" as the leading cause for choosing OpenStack.

Docker Swarm is an open source tool with 5.61K GitHub stars and 1.11K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Docker Swarm's open source repository on GitHub.

Bugsnag, Docker, and Dial Once are some of the popular companies that use Docker Swarm, whereas OpenStack is used by PayPal, HubSpot, and Wikipedia. Docker Swarm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 80 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to OpenStack, which is listed in 66 company stacks and 50 developer stacks.

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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.

What is OpenStack?

OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.
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    What are some alternatives to Docker Swarm and OpenStack?
    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.
    Rancher
    Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
    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. Ansibleโ€™s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
    Apache Mesos
    Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
    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.
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    Decisions about Docker Swarm and OpenStack
    Yshay Yaacobi
    Yshay Yaacobi
    Software Engineer ยท | 27 upvotes ยท 279.3K views
    atSolutoSoluto
    Docker Swarm
    Docker Swarm
    Kubernetes
    Kubernetes
    Visual Studio Code
    Visual Studio Code
    Go
    Go
    TypeScript
    TypeScript
    JavaScript
    JavaScript
    C#
    C#
    F#
    F#
    .NET
    .NET

    Our first experience with .NET core was when we developed our OSS feature management platform - Tweek (https://github.com/soluto/tweek). We wanted to create a solution that is able to run anywhere (super important for OSS), has excellent performance characteristics and can fit in a multi-container architecture. We decided to implement our rule engine processor in F# , our main service was implemented in C# and other components were built using JavaScript / TypeScript and Go.

    Visual Studio Code worked really well for us as well, it worked well with all our polyglot services and the .Net core integration had great cross-platform developer experience (to be fair, F# was a bit trickier) - actually, each of our team members used a different OS (Ubuntu, macos, windows). Our production deployment ran for a time on Docker Swarm until we've decided to adopt Kubernetes with almost seamless migration process.

    After our positive experience of running .Net core workloads in containers and developing Tweek's .Net services on non-windows machines, C# had gained back some of its popularity (originally lost to Node.js), and other teams have been using it for developing microservices, k8s sidecars (like https://github.com/Soluto/airbag), cli tools, serverless functions and other projects...

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    How developers use Docker Swarm and OpenStack
    Avatar of STILLWATER SUPERCOMPUTING INC
    STILLWATER SUPERCOMPUTING INC uses OpenStackOpenStack

    IaaS for our core private cloud, and with AWS, HP Helion, and Rackspace to burst to public clouds to create a multi-sourced hybrid cloud setup.

    Avatar of Yechan Kim
    Yechan Kim uses OpenStackOpenStack

    ํ•„์ž๊ฐ€ ์˜จ๊ฐ– ์„œ๋ฒ„์‚ฌ์ด๋“œ ์ง€์‹๋“ค์„ ์‚ฝ์งˆํ•˜๊ณ  ์ตํž ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ์—ˆ๋˜ ๊ฐ€์žฅ ํฐ ์ด์œ . ํ˜„๋Œ€ ํผ๋ธ”๋ฆญ/ํ”„๋ผ์ด๋น— ํด๋ผ์šฐ๋“œ ํ™˜๊ฒฝ์„ ๋ง‰๋ก ํ•˜๊ณ  ๊ฐ€์žฅ ํ‘œ์ค€์ด ๋˜๋Š” ํด๋ผ์šฐ๋“œ ํ”Œ๋žซํผ์ด๋‹ค.

    Avatar of SHOUTca.st
    SHOUTca.st uses OpenStackOpenStack

    Used for object storage + public cloud for a few machines

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