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Rancher vs Spring Cloud: What are the differences?

What is Rancher? 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.

What is Spring Cloud? Spring helps development teams everywhere build simple, portable,fast and flexible JVM-based systems and applications. Spring helps development teams everywhere build simple, portable, fast and flexible JVM-based systems and applications.

Rancher and Spring Cloud belong to "Container Tools" category of the tech stack.

Rancher is an open source tool with 11.9K GitHub stars and 1.34K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Rancher's open source repository on GitHub.

Redox Engine, Packet, and VCCloud are some of the popular companies that use Rancher, whereas Spring Cloud is used by Zetaops, Swingvy, and Monkey Exchange. Rancher has a broader approval, being mentioned in 89 company stacks & 35 developers stacks; compared to Spring Cloud, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 55 developer stacks.

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Pros of Rancher
Pros of Spring Cloud
  • 103
    Easy to use
  • 79
    Open source and totally free
  • 63
    Multi-host docker-compose support
  • 58
    Load balancing and health check included
  • 58
    Simple
  • 44
    Rolling upgrades, green/blue upgrades feature
  • 42
    Dns and service discovery out-of-the-box
  • 37
    Only requires docker
  • 34
    Multitenant and permission management
  • 29
    Easy to use and feature rich
  • 11
    Cross cloud compatible
  • 11
    Does everything needed for a docker infrastructure
  • 8
    Simple and powerful
  • 8
    Next-gen platform
  • 7
    Very Docker-friendly
  • 6
    Support Kubernetes and Swarm
  • 6
    Application catalogs with stack templates (wizards)
  • 6
    Supports Apache Mesos, Docker Swarm, and Kubernetes
  • 6
    Rolling and blue/green upgrades deployments
  • 6
    High Availability service: keeps your app up 24/7
  • 5
    Easy to use service catalog
  • 4
    Very intuitive UI
  • 4
    IaaS-vendor independent, supports hybrid/multi-cloud
  • 4
    Awesome support
  • 3
    Scalable
  • 2
    Requires less infrastructure requirements
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    Cons of Rancher
    Cons of Spring Cloud
    • 8
      Hosting Rancher can be complicated
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      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.

      What is Spring Cloud?

      It provides tools for developers to quickly build some of the common patterns in distributed systems.

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