Packaged Container Orchestration solutions

There are many components necessary for the deployment of a distributed microservice application at scale. The following are some of the important components:

  • An infrastructure cluster
  • A Container-optimized OS
  • A Container orchestrator with a built-in scheduler, service discovery, and networking
  • Storage integration
  • Multitenant capability with authentication
  • An API at all layers to ease management

Cloud providers such as Amazon and Google already have an ecosystem to manage VMs, and their approach has been to integrate Containers and Container orchestration into their IaaS offering so that Containers play well with their other tools. The AWS Container service and Google Container engine fall in this category. ...

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