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Docker Machine

Machine management for a container-centric world
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What is 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.
Docker Machine is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Docker Machine is an open source tool with 6.6K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Docker Machine's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Docker Machine?

60 companies reportedly use Docker Machine in their tech stacks, including Docker, UNIQLO, and KocSistem.

365 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Docker Machine.

Docker Machine Integrations

Docker, Datadog, Rancher, Scaleway, and StackStorm are some of the popular tools that integrate with Docker Machine. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Docker Machine.
Pros of Docker Machine
Easy docker hosts management

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Docker Machine Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Docker Machine?
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.
boot2docker is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Tiny Core Linux made specifically to run Docker containers. It runs completely from RAM, weighs ~27MB and boots in ~5s (YMMV).
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
Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
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.
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Docker Machine's Followers
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