Orchard vs Supergiant: What are the differences?
What is Orchard? We host your Docker containers. Use Docker to run anything you can think of in 2 seconds flat without having to setup or manage servers.
What is Supergiant? Open Source Infrastructure Autoscaling for Kubernetes. Supergiant is a container management platform built on top of Kubernetes. Supergiant makes it easy to deploy and manage faster, and it reduces hardware expenses. Packing algorithm efficiently matches your overall CPU and RAM needs.
Orchard and Supergiant can be categorized as "Containers as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Orchard are:
- Run commands
- Run daemons and databases
- 100% custom environment
On the other hand, Supergiant provides the following key features:
- Cost Aware Autoscaling Hardware - Supergiant reads container RAM/CPU requests/limits and manages HA hardware nodes to match automatically. Downsizes for most efficient usage.
- Easy Kubernetes Install - Use Supergiant to deploy Kubernetes on multiple clouds in minutes. Use the Supergiant API to streamline production deployment.
- Built for Stateful Apps - Developed by the team at Qbox.io for big data. Run stateful, distributed apps and databases in a reliable HA environment.
Supergiant is an open source tool with 668 GitHub stars and 60 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Supergiant's open source repository on GitHub.