What is Azure Container Service?
Azure Container Service optimizes the configuration of popular open source tools and technologies specifically for Azure. You get an open solution that offers portability for both your containers and your application configuration. You select the size, the number of hosts, and choice of orchestrator tools, and Container Service handles everything else.
Azure Container Service is a tool in the Containers as a Service category of a tech stack.
Who uses Azure Container Service?
17 companies reportedly use Azure Container Service in their tech stacks, including Infrastructure, DevOps, and Driverama.
57 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Azure Container Service.
Azure Container Service Integrations
Docker, CircleCI, Docker Swarm, Azure Cosmos DB, and Apache Mesos are some of the popular tools that integrate with Azure Container Service. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Azure Container Service.
Pros of Azure Container Service
Easy to setup, very agnostic
It supports Kubernetes, Mesos DC/OS and Docker Swarm
It has a nice command line interface (CLI) tool
Azure Container Service's Features
- Create a container hosting solution optimized for Azure
- Scale and orchestrate applications using Apache Mesos or Docker Swarm
- Use popular open source, client-side tooling
- Migrate container workloads to and from Azure without code changes
Azure Container Service Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Azure Container Service?
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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.
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
Azure Kubernetes Service
Deploy and manage containerized applications more easily with a fully managed Kubernetes service. It offers serverless Kubernetes, an integrated continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) experience, and enterprise-grade security and governance. Unite your development and operations teams on a single platform to rapidly build, deliver, and scale applications with confidence.
Azure App Service
Quickly build, deploy, and scale web apps created with popular frameworks .NET, .NET Core, Node.js, Java, PHP, Ruby, or Python, in containers or running on any operating system. Meet rigorous, enterprise-grade performance, security, and compliance requirements by using the fully managed platform for your operational and monitoring tasks.
Azure Container Instances
It is a solution for any scenario that can operate in isolated containers, without orchestration. Run event-driven applications, quickly deploy from your container development pipelines, and run data processing and build jobs.