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Container Orchestrator

Container Orchestrator:

A container orchestrator is a tool that automates the deployment, management, and scaling of containerized applications. It allows developers and IT operators to manage multiple containers as a single system.



Key Features:



Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration platform that automates many of the tasks involved in managing containerized applications. It is one of the most popular container orchestrators and is used by many large organizations, including Google, Amazon, and Netflix.


Link: https://kubernetes.io/

Docker Swarm:

Docker Swarm is a container orchestration platform that is built into Docker Engine. It is a lightweight and easy-to-use platform that is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses.


Link: https://docs.docker.com/engine/swarm/

Apache Mesos:

Apache Mesos is a distributed systems kernel that provides efficient resource isolation and sharing across distributed applications. It is a powerful and flexible platform that is used by many large organizations, including Twitter, Airbnb, and Uber.


Link: https://mesos.apache.org/

Related terms to Container Orchestrator:

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Before you can do container orchestration, you need to have the following in place:

Optional, but recommended:


Once you have all of these things in place, you can then install and configure a container orchestrator.

What’s next?

After you have a container orchestrator in place, the next steps typically involve:

Additional steps that you may want to consider:


Once you have taken these steps, you will have a production-ready container orchestration environment that you can use to deploy and manage your applications.