Kontena vs MongoDB Stitch: What are the differences?
Developers describe Kontena as "Docker Container Orchestration Platform Written in Ruby". Kontena is an open source container orchestration tool that makes it easy to deploy and manage containerized applications on your own servers. On the other hand, MongoDB Stitch is detailed as "Backend as a Service for web and mobile applications". MongoDB Stitch lets developers focus on building applications rather than on managing data manipulation code, service integration, or backend infrastructure. Stitch lets you focus on building the app users want, not on writing boilerplate backend logic.
Kontena and MongoDB Stitch can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Kontena are:
- Automatic Node Discovery
- Mixed Infrastructure Support
- Service Abstraction
On the other hand, MongoDB Stitch provides the following key features:
- REST API to MongoDB Atlas
- Declarative data access controls
- Service integrations (AWS S3, Twilio...)
Kontena is an open source tool with 1.44K GitHub stars and 117 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kontena's open source repository on GitHub.