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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Kubernetes is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.5

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

85%
5 Ratings
8.8

Kubernetes

88%
16 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

90%
2 Ratings

Kubernetes

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

Kubernetes

Kubernetes is ideally when container orchestration is required, allowing to scale an application up or down depending on the workload of the application/service.Portability of the Helm chart definition makes it possible to change the hosting platform easily without rewriting the whole application stack or depending on another configuration management tool (e.g. Ansible).
Patrick Gaspar dos Santos, PMP | 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

Kubernetes

  • Makes sure that the workload remains UP & running by maintaining the desired state.
  • Gives a lot of flexibility in choosing the networking, storage, monitoring, etc solutions of your choice.
  • The biggest advantage is to upgrade the application with a new version without any downtime.
  • Portability of the code is possible up to a great extent.
Asad Khan | 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

Kubernetes

  • We had several problems with its NFS, which is responsible for syncing the code across the cluster
  • On several instances the pods go into UNKNOWN state in which case restarting the entire node is the only solution
  • As a user of the existing setup given to me, I wasn't able to allocate only some CPU cores on a single host. It was either all or zero making cluster utilization sub-optimal
Nitin Pasumarthy | 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

Kubernetes

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

Kubernetes

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

Kubernetes

Most of the required features for any orchestration tool or framework, which is provided by Kubernetes. After understanding all modules and features of the K8S, it is the best fit for us as compared with others out there.
Anonymous | 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

Kubernetes

  • Because of microservices, Kubernetes makes it easy to find the cost of each application easily.
  • Like every new technology, initially, it took more resources to educate ourselves but over a period of time, I believe it's going to be worth it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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