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Attribute Ratings

  • Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

2.0

Mesos

20%
2 Ratings
8.8

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

88%
9 Ratings

Support Rating

1.0

Mesos

10%
2 Ratings
7.0

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

70%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Mesos

There's really no reason to ever use Mesos. We switched over to Kubernetes and it's been a breath of fresh air - better CD support, easy CLI for browsing logs, no mysterious dangling redeploys. If you're looking for a tool to manage a fleet of Docker containers on VMs, Kubernetes beats Mesos by a wide margin.
Valeri Karpov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

OpenShift is well suited if you want to use docker and [Kubernetes] but you want to hide the complexity of these two technologies. It gives a developer much more freedom in terms of code deployment, builds process, and implementation. One of its strengths is scaling and you can easily configure it for each application.
Lavish Garg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Mesos

  • Mesos may have many frameworks. If you have Mesos installed on your servers, you may use it for many kinds of tasks. Today we're running only web applications but the idea is to install a different framework for big data soon.
  • There is a good community growing around it.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Implementing and integration platform to move infrastructure from on-premise hardware to the cloud[.]
  • Establishes a robust network and an updated infrastructure to develop intelligent and integrated services[.]
  • Makes internal development easier and faster and improves data access to developers[.]
Stuart Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Mesos

  • Unreliable deployments that would fail for no good reason. Sometimes our Docker container would be "restarting" forever because Mesos thought it didn't have enough resources to start the container.
  • Impossibly slow UI. Built in React under the hood with a lot of bloatware backed in, so loading the Mesos UI on a slow internet connection was painful.
  • No real logging solution - it would stream "console.log()" output to the UI, but searching for logs wasn't really possible without downloading a huge file.
  • No built-in support for redeploying containers from a CI. We had to create a service whose whole job was to expose an HTTP endpoint that restarted a container, and then made Circle CI ping the endpoint whenever we wanted to redeploy.
Valeri Karpov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Better API integration with a wider eco system
  • CLI, UI and API could be better in terms of usability
  • More security feature for east and west traffic, proxy and load balancing
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Mesos

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Support Rating

Mesos

Mesos 1.0
Based on 2 answers
No real support channel, the Mesos GitHub issues list was the only one we found and it wasn't particularly helpful.
Valeri Karpov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 7.0
Based on 2 answers
I think response time for IBM Cloud support should be improved.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Mesos

Kubernetes is really great and their community is growing really fast (Google influence). We evaluated it in the beginning and it would fit for our web applications workload. We decided to proceed with Mesos because it has more potential. You may use a different framework for different kinds of tasks on Mesos. There is a Kubernetes framework for Mesos, by the way.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

We are using IBM Cloud App ID as a simple method to get an OIDC provider for our applications, that are running within the OpenShift cluster. Also, IBM Cloud Object Storage is used within the workload to store data via an s3 compliant way. The IBM Cloud Container Registry is an easy way to store the container images, that are used within the OpenShift cluster. Especially we configured the system in such a way to stop the image delivery if the container images are vulnerable. IBMs Cloud Pak for Integration and Business Automation is providing a rich feature set, that is tackling a lot of use-cases. They are both installable in the provided cluster easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Mesos

  • It's optimizing our resources.
  • It's improving our process. This argument is not just for Mesos, but we needed a tool like this to start changing and it works like a charm.
  • It's open source.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Helped us migrate on perm apps to cloud
  • Provided easy to use dev experience for devs without kube experience
  • Provided a secure rbac solution for many different teams running workloads on the same cluster
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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