Orchestrating Docker Container-Based Cloud and Microservices Applications

Archived Published: 19 April 2016 ID: G00306131


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Organizations are packaging and deploying applications in containers, primarily with Docker, and need to orchestrate multiple containers across servers. Container orchestration products like Kubernetes, Apache Mesos or Docker Swarm can fulfill these requirements.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Containers Decouple Applications From Infrastructure
    • What Are Container Orchestration and Scheduling?
    • Market Landscape
    • Use Cases for Container Orchestration
  • Recommendations
  • Conclusion
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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