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Flocker vs Kind: 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; Kind: Run local Kubernetes clusters using Docker. It is a tool for running local Kubernetes clusters using Docker container “nodes” It was primarily designed for testing Kubernetes itself, but may be used for local development or CI..

Flocker and Kind can be categorized as "Container" tools.

Flocker is an open source tool with 3.24K GitHub stars and 297 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Flocker's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Kind
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    Open-Source
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    Easily manage Docker containers with Data
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    Easy setup
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    Great support from their team
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    Multi-host docker-compose support
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    Only requires docker
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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 Kind?

    It is a tool for running local Kubernetes clusters using Docker container “nodes”. It was primarily designed for testing Kubernetes itself, but may be used for local development or CI.

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    What are some alternatives to Flocker and Kind?
    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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