IBM Containers vs Tectonic: What are the differences?
What is IBM Containers? Fully managed Kubernetes Offering by IBM. Managed Kubernetes offering to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experience, and built-in security and isolation to enable rapid delivery of applications all while leveraging Services including Watson, Weather, IoT, etc.
What is Tectonic? The smartest way to run your container infrastructure. A CoreOS + Kubernetes platform to run Linux containers.
IBM Containers and Tectonic can be categorized as "Containers as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by IBM Containers are:
- Managed Kubernetes with simplified cluster management from IBM
- Cluster isolation choice (virtual - shared or dedicated compute and bare metal)
- Vulnerability Advisor introspects every layer in each image for known vulnerabilities and configuration weaknesses, as well as live container scanning
On the other hand, Tectonic provides the following key features:
- Deploy code on a container-native stack
- Flexible architectures for each app
- Automatic load balancing for services