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asked 2016-03-08 09:05:34 +0000

zwadderich gravatar image

Hi guys

For my internship I am researching how to implement Docker in our daily workflow. I am currently deciding which operating system to use. Are there any more special features about Project Atomic besides Rpm-ostree and the extra security and systemd?

Why should we use Project Atomic istead of Racher OS, Ununtu Snappy Core or Core OS?

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answered 2016-03-15 07:48:13 +0000

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updated 2016-03-16 06:11:08 +0000

I've tested almost all of them and your decision depends on how to use it and for.
Rancher - great philosophy (system vs. user containers), great performance but it's a little immature by my opinion. Good for non-produce site. I look forward to its future development.
Core OS - if you want (or plan) a large deployment spanning over clustered environment, it's probably one of the best solution.
Atomic - the solution I've chosen for my standalone server. Easy and clear documentation, installation process, scalability. Covered by Red Hat (support, background, ...).
Snappy - only product I didn't tested (I wasn't able to config initial login and password - funny :-)). Its the most installed lean OS, therefore I'm sad we broke up too soon :-).

In General - all of them are under active development and entirely different from their "parents" (Atomic CentOS isn't lightweight CentOS). All of them need many improvements to mature for enterprise environment.

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https://docs.docker.com/engine/userguide/storagedriver/selectadriver/ - comparsion list of storage drivers, which is significant difference among distributions using one of them as default.

Yenda ( 2016-04-04 12:26:15 +0000 )edit

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