Docker Compose vs Kubernetes vs Moby

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Docker Compose

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Kubernetes

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Moby

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Pros of Docker Compose
Pros of Kubernetes
Pros of Moby
  • 122
    Multi-container descriptor
  • 109
    Fast development environment setup
  • 78
    Easy linking of containers
  • 67
    Simple yaml configuration
  • 59
    Easy setup
  • 15
    Yml or yaml format
  • 11
    Use Standard Docker API
  • 7
    Open source
  • 4
    Go from template to application in minutes
  • 4
    Can choose Discovery Backend
  • 3
    Kubernetes integration
  • 3
    Scalable
  • 3
    Easy configuration
  • 2
    Quick and easy
  • 161
    Leading docker container management solution
  • 126
    Simple and powerful
  • 103
    Open source
  • 75
    Backed by google
  • 56
    The right abstractions
  • 24
    Scale services
  • 19
    Replication controller
  • 10
    Permission managment
  • 7
    Cheap
  • 7
    Supports autoscaling
  • 7
    Simple
  • 4
    Reliable
  • 4
    Self-healing
  • 4
    No cloud platform lock-in
  • 3
    Quick cloud setup
  • 3
    Open, powerful, stable
  • 3
    Scalable
  • 3
    Promotes modern/good infrascture practice
  • 2
    Captain of Container Ship
  • 2
    A self healing environment with rich metadata
  • 2
    Cloud Agnostic
  • 2
    Runs on azure
  • 2
    Backed by Red Hat
  • 2
    Custom and extensibility
  • 1
    Golang
  • 1
    Expandable
  • 1
    Gke
  • 1
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Sfg
  • 1
    Everything of CaaS
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    Cons of Docker Compose
    Cons of Kubernetes
    Cons of Moby
    • 9
      Tied to single machine
    • 5
      Still very volatile, changing syntax often
    • 15
      Poor workflow for development
    • 14
      Steep learning curve
    • 7
      Orchestrates only infrastructure
    • 4
      High resource requirements for on-prem clusters
    • 2
      Too heavy for simple systems
    • 1
      Additional Technology Overhead
    • 1
      More moving parts to secure
    • 1
      Additional vendor lock-in (Docker)
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      What is 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.

      What is 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.

      What is Moby?

      Moby is a project which provides a “Lego set” of dozens of components, the framework for assembling them into custom container-based systems, and a place for all container enthusiasts to experiment and exchange ideas. Docker the product will be assembled from components that are packaged by the Moby project.

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        What are some alternatives to Docker Compose, Kubernetes, and Moby?
        Docker
        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
        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.
        Helm
        Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
        Ansible
        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.
        Portainer
        It is a universal container management tool. It works with Kubernetes, Docker, Docker Swarm and Azure ACI. It allows you to manage containers without needing to know platform-specific code.
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