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Portainer vs Traefik: What are the differences?

Developers describe Portainer 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 !. On the other hand, Traefik is detailed as "Load Balancer for Microservices". Tr忙f瑟k is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease. It supports several backends (Docker, Swarm, Mesos/Marathon, Kubernetes, Consul, Etcd, Zookeeper, BoltDB, Rest API, file...) to manage its configuration automatically and dynamically.

Portainer and Traefik are primarily classified as "Container" and "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" tools respectively.

"Simple" is the top reason why over 29 developers like Portainer, while over 10 developers mention "Kubernetes integration" as the leading cause for choosing Traefik.

Traefik is an open source tool with 23K GitHub stars and 2.36K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Traefik's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Traefik has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 company stacks & 17 developers stacks; compared to Portainer, which is listed in 23 company stacks and 17 developer stacks.

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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 !

What is Traefik?

A modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer that makes deploying microservices easy. Traefik integrates with your existing infrastructure components and configures itself automatically and dynamically.
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    What are some alternatives to Portainer and Traefik?
    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.
    Mesosphere
    Mesosphere offers a layer of software that organizes your machines, VMs, and cloud instances and lets applications draw from a single pool of intelligently- and dynamically-allocated resources, increasing efficiency and reducing operational complexity.
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    Docker Compose
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    Decisions about Portainer and Traefik
    Portainer
    Portainer

    I use Portainer because it does so good with the UI that we don't have to train our whole team to be Linux bash heros. It provides deep details without leaving details behind you would think could only come from the command line. Portainer is a professional tool that gives us enterprise features we appreciate. ( Will be blogging about this in January. )

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    Portainer
    Portainer

    I use Portainer because we were all in on Docker Cloud, which gave 2 months notice that they were sunsetting their services. We knew we wanted to migrate to Docker Community Edition, but its lack of UI had us worried until we came across Portainer. Portainer had just release their agent feature, which was a critical feature for us. To date, Portainer has been an outstanding product and we couldn't be happier with it.

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    Portainer
    Portainer

    I use Portainer as a way to disseminate micro-service architectures in my institute and drive innovation forward. Portainer enables an easy to deploy, easy to build platform which decreases the learning curve for deploying containers and micro-services. I am particular interested in offering Portainer as a product in the Research space (i work in one of the bigguest Australian Universities).

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    Portainer
    Portainer

    I use Portainer because it's a great tool to avoid CLI in docker environment, all management in only one screen, awesome. So we can use our time in more important stuff like providing more and better services to our teams and endusers. The Builtin LDAP support and the internal teams helps a lot in diving Dev's in the Devops world. Long live to Portainer. (I work as DevOps in a Big Brazilian Public University )

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    Reviews of Portainer and Traefik
    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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    Review ofPortainerPortainer

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

    How developers use Portainer and Traefik
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    Intrafind uses PortainerPortainer

    Gui for Docker including swarm-mode

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