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Pixie vs Portainer: What are the differences?

What is Pixie? Instant Kubernetes-Native Application Observability Using EBPF. It gives instant, programmatic and unified access to application performance data and signals without needing to change code, configure manual GUIs or move data off-cluster Application-developers, Platform/Infra engineers and DevOps/SREs use Pixie to efficiently run a wide range of analyses..

What is Portainer? 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 !.

Pixie and Portainer can be primarily classified as "Container" tools.

Some of the features offered by Pixie are:

  • Dynamic Logging
  • Service Health
  • Infra Health

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

  • Docker management
  • Docker UI
  • Docker cluster management
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      Because it just works, super simple yet powerful
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    What is Pixie?

    It gives instant, programmatic and unified access to application performance data and signals without needing to change code, configure manual GUIs or move data off-cluster. Application-developers, Platform/Infra engineers and DevOps/SREs use Pixie to efficiently run a wide range of analyses.

    What is Portainer?

    It is a universal container management tool. It works with Kubernetes, Docker, Docker Swarm and Azure ACI. It allows you to manage containers without needing to know platform-specific code.

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    What are some alternatives to Pixie and Portainer?
    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.
    Helm
    Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
    Rancher
    Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
    Spring Cloud
    It provides tools for developers to quickly build some of the common patterns in distributed systems.
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