Container Management10Container Management Software uses a kernel to run multiple contained instances on a single operating system, reducing virtualization overhead considerably though presenting the limitation that guests must use the same OS as the host.Docker1 Cloud Kubernetes Service2 Cloud Foundry3 rkt5 Kubernetes Engine10 Cloud Container Registry11 LXD12 Cloud15 Cloud Hyper Protect Containers aaS17 CaaS Platform18 Container Platform19 Cloud Managed Istio20 Cloud Managed Knative21 Cloud Monitoring with Sysdig22 Karbon23

Container Management Software

Container Management Software Overview

What is Container Management Software?

Container-based virtualization (sometimes called operating system virtualization) is an alternative to hypervisor-based virtualization.

In the more traditional virtualization model, the hypervisor creates and runs multiple instances of an operating system so that multiple operating systems can be run on a single physical machine sharing the hardware resources.

The emergence of Docker, an open source container initiative has given a big boost to this category as a whole, as it has achieved broad industry buy-in for the container approach.

The container model eliminates hypervisors entirely. Instead of hypervisors, containers are essentially applications and all their dependencies packaged into virtual containers. Containers contain not just the application, but everything that it needs to run including runtime, system libraries, etc. All the containers share the resources of a single operating system and there is no virtualized hardware. Since the operating system (or kernel) is shared by all containers, they are necessarily much more lightweight than traditional virtual machines. It’s possible to host far more containers on a single host than fully-fledged virtual machines.

Another advantage is that containers sharing a single operating system kernel start-up in a few seconds, instead of the minutes required to start-up a virtual machine. Containers are also very easy to share.

Container Management Products

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IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

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132 Ratings

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service is a managed Kubernetes offering to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experience and built-in security for rapid delivery of applications that users can bind to cloud services related to IBM Watson®, IoT, DevOps and data analytics. As a certified K8s provi...

67 Ratings

IBM Cloud Foundry is an IBM version of the open-source platform designed to make it easier and faster to build, test, and deploy, and scale applications. Enterprises can now run Cloud Foundry in a public isolated environment, while natively integrating with other IBM Cloud services, such as AI, B...

6 Ratings

"Springs" are operating system containers where the vendor puts an entire operating system into a Docker-like Linux Container. OS containers make more dynamic use of computing resources, run without the overhead of a hypervisor and allow greater insight into the server itself than traditional vir...

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Spoon is the eponymous application virtualization offering from the small Seattle based company, for isolating apps and running them without installation. Spoon can be deployed on-premise for enterprises (Spoon Server) and extended to provide other features.

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Flockport is container virtualization from the startup (2014) of the same name.

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ContainerShip gives users the simplicity and scalability of a Platform as a Service while running on the user's hosting provider cloud account. Github and Bitbucket integrations allow users to go from signup, to build, to deployment on the provider of their choice in a few simple steps. With buil...

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Microsoft Draft is an open-source tool that helps developers streamline the processes of developing container-based applications running on Kubernetes clusters.

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The IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service provides the Managed Istio installation add on, designed to provide additonal control over clusters and the microservices they comprise via automatic updates and lifecycle management of control plane components, and integration with platform logging and monitoring...

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Nutanix Karbon is a container construction and deployment solution, a private cloud, turnkey-curated, enterprise-grade Kubernetes service offering that simplifies the provisioning, operations, and lifecycle management of Kubernetes.