Distributed Kubernetes Solutions: Compare Google Anthos, Amazon EKS Anywhere, VMware Tanzu, Azure Arc and Platform9
In just a few years, Kubernetes has rapidly emerged as the de-facto open-source standard for container orchestration. Numerous distributed Kubernetes solutions have emerged recently making it difficult to compare their offerings.
Here’s a high-level view of how five leading solutions in the market – Google Anthos, Amazon EKS Anywhere, VMware Tanzu, Azure Arc, and Platform9 Managed Kubernetes compare when considered along two critical dimensions that impact enterprises the most: maturity and lock-in.
This guide describes the factors that lead to operational complexity and lock-in and articulates 20 detailed capabilities to consider while evaluating an distributed Kubernetes platform and to what extent each of the above leading solutions deliver these capabilities including:
- Provisioning of Kubernetes Clusters
- High Availability and Healing
- Deployment Models Supported
- Prerequisites and Operating System Requirements
- Monitoring and Operations Management
- Multi-cluster Management
- And more!