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Powerstrip vs Rancher: What are the differences?

Developers describe Powerstrip as "A tool for prototyping Docker extensions". Powerstrip is implemented as a configurable, pluggable HTTP proxy for the Docker API which lets you plug multiple Docker extension prototypes into the same Docker daemon. For example, you can have a storage adapter (e.g. Flocker) running alongside a networking adapter (e.g. Weave), all playing nice with your choice of orchestration framework. On the other hand, Rancher is detailed as "Open Source Platform for Running a Private Container Service". 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.

Powerstrip and Rancher can be categorized as "Container" tools.

Powerstrip and Rancher are both open source tools. Rancher with 11.9K GitHub stars and 1.34K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Powerstrip with 309 GitHub stars and 31 GitHub forks.

What is Powerstrip?

Powerstrip is implemented as a configurable, pluggable HTTP proxy for the Docker API which lets you plug multiple Docker extension prototypes into the same Docker daemon. For example, you can have a storage adapter (e.g. Flocker) running alongside a networking adapter (e.g. Weave), all playing nice with your choice of orchestration framework.

What is 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.

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        What are some alternatives to Powerstrip and Rancher?
        Surge
        Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.
        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.
        Docker Swarm
        Swarm serves the standard Docker API, so any tool which already communicates with a Docker daemon can use Swarm to transparently scale to multiple hosts: Dokku, Compose, Krane, Deis, DockerUI, Shipyard, Drone, Jenkins... and, of course, the Docker client itself.
        Docker Machine
        Machine lets you create Docker hosts on your computer, on cloud providers, and inside your own data center. It creates servers, installs Docker on them, then configures the Docker client to talk to them.
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        1. Consume too much unnecessary resource by just running rancher agent alone;
        2. Hard to recover from system failure
        3. Bad performance of load balancing (compare to dokcer swarm built-in LB or others).
        How developers use Powerstrip and Rancher
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        etlweather uses RancherRancher

        The whole infrastructure is managed through Rancher. It provides a simple interface to all the underlying tools - Docker, HAProxy (automatically configures load balancer from the containers).

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        sapslaj uses RancherRancher

        Currently looking to move to Swarm or Kubernetes due to a few issues I have with Rancher.

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        Ataccama uses RancherRancher

        Orchestration of containers for our environments. Remote deployment from Jenkins.

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        InsideSales.com uses RancherRancher

        We use Rancher for container orchestration and automated deployment pipelines.

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        Dave Woolfenden uses RancherRancher

        Enterprise-grade Kubernetes Distribution

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