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  • "The management layer is free, which is perfect. You don't need to pay money for the management layer, but in AWS develop service, you need to pay. I think it is €75 per month for the management layer. It is free here, so you can have as many Kubernetes clusters as you need. You are paying just for the workload, that is, for the machine, CPU, memory, and everything."
  • "Google Kubernetes Engine is free in the simplest setup, AWS Kubernetes Engine costs about $50 (depending on the region), in a three master setup, so it's almost the same as the cost of the EC2 instances and it's totally fine from my point of view."
  • "Kubernetes is open-source."
  • "The solution is affordable."
  • "Kubernetes is open source. But we have to manage Kubernetes as a team, and the overhead is a bit high. Compared with the platforms like Cloud Foundry, which has a much less operational overhead. Kubernetes, I have to manage the code, and I have to hire the developers. If someone has a product, a developer should know exactly what he's writing or high availability, and all those things may differ the costs."
  • "There are no licensing fees."
  • "There is no licensing fee."
  • "In addition to Kubernetes, you have to pay for support."
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    If you don't have resources, you can certainly add another worker node and expand the cluster.
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    You don't need a license for Kubernetes, but you do have to pay for usage.
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    More automation could improve the product - specifically, it would be useful to be able to shut down any IT machines that are currently not in use.
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    Overview

    Kubernetes (K8s) is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.
    It groups containers that make up an application into logical units for easy management and discovery. Kubernetes builds upon 15 years of experience of running production workloads at Google, combined with best-of-breed ideas and practices from the community.

    Consistently create production-ready container images that run on Kubernetes and across clouds. Automate source-to-container workflows across all your development frameworks.

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    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Government13%
    Comms Service Provider13%
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    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Government9%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
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    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Manufacturing Company6%
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    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise57%
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    Kubernetes is ranked 1st in Container Management with 26 reviews while VMware Tanzu Build Service is ranked 9th in Container Management. Kubernetes is rated 8.6, while VMware Tanzu Build Service is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Kubernetes writes "Offers security, scalability, and high availability". On the other hand, Kubernetes is most compared with Nutanix Karbon, HashiCorp Nomad, VMware Tanzu Mission Control, Cisco Container Platform and HPE Ezmeral Container Platform, whereas VMware Tanzu Build Service is most compared with Rancher Labs, Amazon EKS, OpenShift Container Platform, HPE Ezmeral Container Platform and HashiCorp Nomad.

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