Magic xpa Application Platform vs. Mirantis Kubernetes Engine

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Magic xpa Application Platform
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Magic xpa Application Platform is an application server and infrastructure from Magic Technologies in California.N/A
Mirantis Kubernetes Engine
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
The Mirantis Kubernetes Engine (formerly Docker Enterprise, acquired by Mirantis in November 2019)aims to let users ship code faster. Mirantis Kubernetes Engine gives users one set of APIs and tools to deploy, manage, and observe secure-by-default, certified, batteries-included Kubernetes clusters on any infrastructure: public cloud, private cloud, or bare metal.
$500
per year per node
Pricing
Magic xpa Application PlatformMirantis Kubernetes Engine
Editions & Modules
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Free
$0.00
per year
Basic
$500.00
per year
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Magic xpa Application PlatformMirantis Kubernetes Engine
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsThese pricing options are compatible with Linux or Windows Server and are per year, per node. The basic version requires maximum online purchase not to exceed 50 nodes. Support/professional services are not included.
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Features
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Application Servers
Comparison of Application Servers features of Product A and Product B
Magic xpa Application Platform
7.0
1 Ratings
14% below category average
Mirantis Kubernetes Engine
-
Ratings
IDE support6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Security management8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Administration and management7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Application server performance7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Installation8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Open-source standards compliance6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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Small Businesses
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Score 9.0 out of 10
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Score 9.1 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
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NGINX
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Score 9.1 out of 10
Enterprises
NGINX
NGINX
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Score 9.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
Magic xpa Application PlatformMirantis Kubernetes Engine
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
8.3
(37 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.8
(6 ratings)
User Testimonials
Magic xpa Application PlatformMirantis Kubernetes Engine
Likelihood to Recommend
Magic Software Enterprises
In our experience, the product performs really well when interfacing systems with ERP's through SQL server database tables, but we've even made some interfaces with the web service functionality included with the magic xpi integration platform. Also, we've made some SAP Business One - SAP Business One interfaces, for copying information from one company to another and even between two different ERP systems.
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Mirantis
[Mirantis Cloud Native Suite (Docker Enterprise)] is the most advanced tool till now, which works as a VMs
and separates any single application from the dependencies. Also, this tool is
helping me in the agile development of the processes. It is strongly recommended to
almost all major organizations.
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Pros
Magic Software Enterprises
  • The UI is really simple to use, you have source/destination mapping for the items.
  • The scheduler gives you a lot of options when executing the models.
  • The error handling is usually pretty good and the errors can be corrected fast.
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Mirantis
  • Containers - Docker is the go-to when using Containers, which are super useful if you need an environment that works both for Windows and Linux
  • Efficiency - Docker is very lightweight and doesn't demand too much from your CPU or server
  • CI/CD - Docker is excellent for plumbing into your build pipeline. It integrates nicely, is reliable, and has an easy set up.
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Cons
Magic Software Enterprises
  • Although the scenarios may be online, the main service usually freezes and the processes can't transact any data. With a single restart of the service, the processes will be functioning again.
  • The support for more applications would be nice, even though there is a nice number of them. Most of the main applications in the market are supported.
  • The licensing for the software may be a little confusing; you can't buy individual licenses as they come in packages of four.
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Mirantis
  • Containers are often opaque - if a container doesn't work out of the box, it's messy to fix.
  • Logging is complexified by the multiple containers and logs are often not piped to places you expect them to be.
  • Networking is complexified due to internal port mapping between containers, etc.
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Usability
Magic Software Enterprises
No answers on this topic
Mirantis
Docker's CLI has a lot of options, and they aren't all intuitive. And there are so many tools in the space (Docker Compose, Docker Swarm, etc) that have their own configuration as well. So while there is a lot to learn, most concepts transfer easily and can be learned once and applied across everything.
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Support Rating
Magic Software Enterprises
No answers on this topic
Mirantis
The community support for Docker is fantastic. There is almost always an answer for any issue I might encounter day-to-day, either on Stack Overflow, a helpful blog post, or the community Slack workspace. I've never come across a problem that I was unable to solve via some searching around in the community.
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Alternatives Considered
Magic Software Enterprises
Honestly, we have only used and evaluated magic xpi/xpa platforms because of the recommendation of our SAP Business One main supplier, who has previously used the platform for their developments. So far, we have no regrets with the acquisition of the platform and we are very happy with its performance.
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Mirantis
We've used XAMPP, PHPmyAdmin and similar local environments (our app is on PHP). Because of how easy you can change the configuration of libraries on PHP and versions (which is SO painful on XAMPP or other friendly LAMP local servers) we are using Docker right now. Also, being sure that the environment is exactly the same makes things easier for developing.
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Return on Investment
Magic Software Enterprises
  • The implementation time for this kind of projects has been greatly reduced.
  • Certifying an In-House resource in the Magix xpi and xpa platforms is probably the best option, considering all of the projects that can be developed in the future without the need of an external consultant.
  • The processes that have been automatized with the Magic xpi platform helped reduce human error and the time those processes took to finish.
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Mirantis
  • Docker has made it possible for us to deploy code faster, increasing the productivity of our development teams.
  • Docker has made it possible for us to decentralize our build and release system. This means that teams can deploy on their own schedule and our dev ops team can concentrate on building better tools rather than deploying for the teams
  • Docker has allowed us to virtualize our entire development process and made it much simpler to build out new data centers. This, in turn, is significantly increasing our ROI by providing a path forward for internationalization.
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