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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Attribute Ratings

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.5

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

85%
5 Ratings
7.0

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

70%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

90%
2 Ratings

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

At one instance, there was a fire in our data center and the backup power had some issues because of which the whole DC went down. I believe with AKS and the replication it's easier to handle such a situation. Also, the scenario would have been pretty transparent to the end-users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

CoreOS rkt is well suited for any development environment where operating systems and hardware are not homogeneous. CoreOS rkt allows us to write code on one machine with the confidence that it will work on any other. This has been immensely helpful as our developers are often switching to the latest and greatest machines and operating systems. CoreOS rkt is less suited for environments that are not Software as a Service. There is often no need to bring the entire developer environment and associated dependencies when delivering a one time product. In these environments CoreOS rkt just adds unneeded overhead.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

  • Highly repeatable process
  • Minimizes the amount of software to install
  • Easily scale resources to meet demand
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

  • Running a secure container without messing up with low-level details
  • Very clear and straightforward approach to building a container
  • A way to go for new projects thinking of containers
  • Comprehensive and well-written documentation compatible with UNIX keep it simple way of thinking
Ján Sáreník | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

  • Need to update cluster manually
  • Policies cannot be updated for existing components
  • if any change in policy every has to create cluster
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

  • Market share, it's often very difficult to find new talent who use CoreOS rkt.
  • Lack of wow features, CoreOS rkt doesn't necessarily offer any immediate advantages over other container solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

General

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

Starting Price

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

General

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

Starting Price

Support Rating

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Microsoft support was really good, whenever we raise any ticket they come back to us within a couple of hours.
Mounika Chirasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

The ability to create new instances (i.e. elastic provisioning) is probably the fastest with Azure Kubernetes Service compared to the alternatives that I have looked at. From a pricing perspective, Microsoft always seems to find a way to be more competitive in this area, and literally every other field they play in.
Scott Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

Docker, lxc, Ubuntu Snappy, partisan chroot+unshareReformulating the problem and realizing a container is not necessary when a testing environment with clearly defined behavior.
Ján Sáreník | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

  • Positive impact in moving applications to cloud from the in-hose data center to save cost
  • Sometimes got affected with some bugs on the AKS infrastructure but hasn't caused a big kios as our production footprint in AKS is not yet high
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

  • Developers spend less time configuring and more time coding.
  • Less time training developers as CoreOS rkt lets them use whatever hardware and operating system they want.
  • Reduced our IT costs, solutions are containerized using CoreOS rkt meaning they can write one solution with many developers in mind.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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