DataCol Alternatives

    DataCol is described as 'Datacol is a control layer on top of cloud (AWS/GCP), to provide Heroku like experience with the power of Kubernetes under the hood'. There are more than 10 alternatives to DataCol for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Docker, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DataCol are Vagrant (Free, Open Source), Kubernetes (Free, Open Source), Nanobox (Paid, Open Source) and Apache Mesos (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 15, 2020

    1. Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that will run virtually anywhere.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware Workstation
      • VMware Fusion
      • FreeBSD
      Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments.


    2. Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers.
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    3. Nanobox is the ideal platform for developers. Taking on the role of DevOps, so you don't have to, Nanobox does all your infrastructure creation, configuration, and management, so you're able to focus on code, not config.

      Discontinued

      A WARNING announced from its website :
      Nanobox is reaching its end of life on March 31, 2021.
      After that time, you will be unable to access the Nanobox service.

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    4. Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.


    5. rkt is the next-generation container manager for Linux clusters. Designed for security, simplicity, and composability within modern cluster architectures, rkt discovers, verifies, fetches, and executes application containers with pluggable isolation.

      Discontinued

      According to their Github page at https://github.com/rkt/rkt, the project has been discontinued. The repository has been archived.

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    6. Deis is an open source PaaS that leverages Docker, CoreOS and Heroku Buildpacks to provide a private application platform that is lightweight and flexible.
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    7. The FreeBSD jail mechanism is an implementation of operating system-level virtualization that allows system administrators to partition a FreeBSD-based computer system into several independent mini-systems called jails.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Stakkr is a lightweight development environment that relies on docker to deploy and link containers of all types. It can be installed in 3 steps : docker, stakkr then configuration. The config file is very simple and multiple services are included.
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    8. The Turbo.net Client allows you to package apps and their dependencies into a lightweight, isolated virtual environment called a "container." Containerized apps can be run on any machine that has the appropriate Turbo.
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