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Flocker vs k3s: What are the differences?

Flocker: Run your databases in Docker and make them as portable as the rest of your app. Flocker is a data volume manager and multi-host Docker cluster management tool. With it you can control your data using the same tools you use for your stateless applications. This means that you can run your databases, queues and key-value stores in Docker and move them around as easily as the rest of your app; k3s: Lightweight Kubernetes. 5 less than k8s (by Rancher Labs). Certified Kubernetes distribution designed for production workloads in unattended, resource-constrained, remote locations or inside IoT appliances. Supports something as small as a Raspberry Pi or as large as an AWS a1.4xlarge 32GiB server.

Flocker and k3s belong to "Container Tools" category of the tech stack.

Flocker and k3s are both open source tools. It seems that k3s with 7.81K GitHub stars and 483 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Flocker with 3.19K GitHub stars and 287 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Flocker
Pros of k3s
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    Open-Source
  • 3
    Easily manage Docker containers with Data
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 2
    Great support from their team
  • 2
    Multi-host docker-compose support
  • 2
    Only requires docker
  • 4
    Lightweight
  • 2
    Easy
  • 1
    Open Source
  • 1
    Scale Services
  • 1
    Replication Controller

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What is Flocker?

Flocker is a data volume manager and multi-host Docker cluster management tool. With it you can control your data using the same tools you use for your stateless applications. This means that you can run your databases, queues and key-value stores in Docker and move them around as easily as the rest of your app.

What is k3s?

Certified Kubernetes distribution designed for production workloads in unattended, resource-constrained, remote locations or inside IoT appliances. Supports something as small as a Raspberry Pi or as large as an AWS a1.4xlarge 32GiB server.

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What are some alternatives to Flocker and k3s?
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
ceph
In computing,It is a free-software storage platform, implements object storage on a single distributed computer cluster, and provides interfaces for object-, block- and file-level storage.
Portworx
It is the cloud native storage company that enterprises depend on to reduce the cost and complexity of rapidly deploying containerized applications across multiple clouds and on-prem environments.
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 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.
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