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OpenStack vs Portainer: What are the differences?

Developers describe OpenStack as "Open source software for building private and public clouds". OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface. On the other hand, Portainer is detailed as "Simple management UI for Docker". Portainer is an open-source lightweight management UI which allows you to easily manage your Docker environments Portainer is available on Windows, Linux and Mac. It has never been so easy to manage Docker !.

OpenStack and Portainer are primarily classified as "Open Source Cloud" and "Container" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by OpenStack are:

  • Compute
  • Storage
  • Networking

On the other hand, Portainer provides the following key features:

  • Docker management
  • Docker UI
  • Docker cluster management

"Private cloud" is the primary reason why developers consider OpenStack over the competitors, whereas "Simple" was stated as the key factor in picking Portainer.

PayPal, HubSpot, and Wikipedia are some of the popular companies that use OpenStack, whereas Portainer is used by Viadeo, Betaout, and Bluestem Brands. OpenStack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 67 company stacks & 50 developers stacks; compared to Portainer, which is listed in 23 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.

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What is OpenStack?

OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.

What is Portainer?

Portainer is an open-source lightweight management UI which allows you to easily manage your Docker environments. Portainer is available on Windows, Linux and Mac. It has never been so easy to manage Docker !
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      What are some alternatives to OpenStack and Portainer?
      OpenShift
      OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
      Cloud Foundry
      Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications.
      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
      The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application β€” from legacy to what comes next β€” and securely run them anywhere
      Apache CloudStack
      It is open source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.
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      Review ofPortainerPortainer

      Hey Team, As I used portainer and here I think some of functionality must be there like visualiser for monitoring.

      And Here I found a issue when we open the console then does not allow to exit the terminal using exit commands and scroller is not work in terminal...

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      On the road to greatness. A worthy challenger soon to be

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      STILLWATER SUPERCOMPUTING INC uses OpenStackOpenStack

      IaaS for our core private cloud, and with AWS, HP Helion, and Rackspace to burst to public clouds to create a multi-sourced hybrid cloud setup.

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      Yechan Kim uses OpenStackOpenStack

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      SHOUTca.st uses OpenStackOpenStack

      Used for object storage + public cloud for a few machines

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      Intrafind uses PortainerPortainer

      Gui for Docker including swarm-mode

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