Google Heats Up Container War With Kubernetes 1.3
Firing the latest volley in the container battle, #Google announced the availability of #Kubernetes 1.3, the latest version of the open source container orchestration engine. This release comes within a few days of #Docker, Inc. announcing Docker 1.12 which comes with built-in Swarm orchestration capabilities.
Though Kubernetes is a community-driven project backed by #Linux Foundation, Google is one of the prominent contributors to the project. With features such as hybrid deployments, better scale, and the ability to run traditional workloads, Google is aiming to make Kubernetes enterprise friendly. This release addresses some of the most requested features by the early adopters of Kubernetes.
Here are a few reasons why Kubernetes scores better than other orchestration engines: