Skip to content

Containerisation Options

Orchestration Options#

Container Orchestration Systems#

Treats a cluster of machines as a single deployment and manages containers

  • Apache Mesos
  • Docker Swarm mode - only docker containers
  • Kubernetes

Container Orchestration Framework/Platform#

  • Marathon + DC/OS - uses Apache Mesos (Can manage a kubernetes cluster)
  • Openshift - uses Kubernetes
  • Rancher - uses Kubernetes
  • Kubernetes “vanilla” - installed from the official repos is also a platform

Why are people doing Openshift OKD vs Kubernetes. Kubernetes is an upstream to OKD.

There are alot of articles and information overlaod but what you really want is simplification

Cloud Based Container Orchestration#

  • Amazon ECS (Elastic Container Service) and EKS (Elastic Kubernetes Service)
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Azure Container Service
  • Digital Ocean Kubernetes Service
  • Red Hat OpenShift Online