Dokku vs Kubernetes: What are the differences?
Dokku: Docker powered mini-Heroku in around 100 lines of Bash. Docker powered mini-Heroku. The smallest PaaS implementation you've ever seen; Kubernetes: Manage a cluster of Linux containers as a single system to accelerate Dev and simplify Ops. 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.
Dokku belongs to "Platform as a Service" category of the tech stack, while Kubernetes can be primarily classified under "Container Tools".
"Simple" is the top reason why over 20 developers like Dokku, while over 134 developers mention "Leading docker container management solution" as the leading cause for choosing Kubernetes.
Dokku and Kubernetes are both open source tools. Kubernetes with 55.1K GitHub stars and 19.1K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Dokku with 17.7K GitHub stars and 1.44K GitHub forks.
Google, Slack, and Shopify are some of the popular companies that use Kubernetes, whereas Dokku is used by MAK IT, Hostr, and Vufuzi. Kubernetes has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1048 company stacks & 1099 developers stacks; compared to Dokku, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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