Kontena vs Kubernetes: What are the differences?
What is Kontena? Docker Container Orchestration Platform Written in Ruby. Kontena is an open source container orchestration tool that makes it easy to deploy and manage containerized applications on your own servers.
What is Kubernetes? Manage a cluster of Linux containers as a single system to accelerate Dev and simplify Ops. 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.
Kontena can be classified as a tool in the "Platform as a Service" category, while Kubernetes is grouped under "Container Tools".
Some of the features offered by Kontena are:
- Automatic Node Discovery
- Mixed Infrastructure Support
- Service Abstraction
On the other hand, Kubernetes provides the following key features:
- Lightweight, simple and accessible
- Built for a multi-cloud world, public, private or hybrid
- Highly modular, designed so that all of its components are easily swappable
Kontena and Kubernetes are both open source tools. Kubernetes with 55.1K GitHub stars and 19.1K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kontena with 1.44K GitHub stars and 117 GitHub forks.
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