Compare Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Helios, and Kubernetes

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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.8
9.1
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.0
8.5
7.4
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.9
Not enough data available
6.6
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.2
Not enough data available
7.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.1
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.6
Not enough data available
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.5
10.0
9.2
Meets Requirements
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
8.8
Helios
9.1
Kubernetes
8.3
Ease of Use
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
8.0
Helios
8.5
Kubernetes
7.4
Ease of Setup
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
7.9
Helios
Not enough data available
Kubernetes
6.6
Ease of Admin
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
8.2
Helios
Not enough data available
Kubernetes
7.7
Quality of Support
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
8.2
Helios
8.1
Kubernetes
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
8.6
Helios
Not enough data available
Kubernetes
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
8.5
Helios
10.0
Kubernetes
9.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
13.9%
66.7%
29.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
36.6%
26.7%
29.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
49.5%
6.7%
41.9%
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
Small-Business
13.9%
Mid-Market
36.6%
Enterprise
49.5%
Helios
Small-Business
66.7%
Mid-Market
26.7%
Enterprise
6.7%
Kubernetes
Small-Business
29.0%
Mid-Market
29.0%
Enterprise
41.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Financial Services
8.9%
Financial Services
13.3%
Computer Software
29.0%
 
Computer Software
8.9%
Education Management
13.3%
Information Technology and Services
16.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.4%
Writing and Editing
6.7%
Internet
12.9%
 
Marketing and Advertising
4.5%
Law Practice
6.7%
Research
6.5%
 
Media Production
4.0%
Internet
6.7%
Higher Education
6.5%
 
Other
66.3%
Other
53.3%
Other
29.0%
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
Financial Services
8.9%
Computer Software
8.9%
Information Technology and Services
7.4%
Marketing and Advertising
4.5%
Media Production
4.0%
Other
66.3%
Helios
Financial Services
13.3%
Education Management
13.3%
Writing and Editing
6.7%
Law Practice
6.7%
Internet
6.7%
Other
53.3%
Kubernetes
Computer Software
29.0%
Information Technology and Services
16.1%
Internet
12.9%
Research
6.5%
Higher Education
6.5%
Other
29.0%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User

Either using console or Infrastructure as code you can standup a cluster with ease.

Alysson Franklin M.
User in Internet

Its easy to customize, it works fast, it is slick

Torsten B.
Administrator in Nanotechnology

Kubernetes is a sweet spot between flexibility and simplicity. Especially service discovery is made very simple. Competitors often are either to simple (Docker compose, swarm, fleet) or too complex (Marathon). Once it is up and running, low-level...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User

Still have to manage your own infrastructure. Charged when the service is up and charges can increase even if you aren't using it. Might be better to use a managed service.

Consultant in Information Technology and Services

The cost is a little high. Furthermore, it's hard to know how this stacks up to competitors

Mike L.
User in Media Production

It's extremely immature (very buggy), the networking is just...painful, the scheduler is dumb and slow; those are my technical dislikes. My personal dislike is the overall lack of cohesive documentation as well as the assertion that just because there...

 
Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User

Either using console or Infrastructure as code you can standup a cluster with ease.

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

Still have to manage your own infrastructure. Charged when the service is up and charges can increase even if you aren't using it. Might be better to use a managed service.

Helios
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alysson Franklin M.
User in Internet

Its easy to customize, it works fast, it is slick

Most Helpful Critical Review
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

The cost is a little high. Furthermore, it's hard to know how this stacks up to competitors

Kubernetes
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Torsten B.
Administrator in Nanotechnology

Kubernetes is a sweet spot between flexibility and simplicity. Especially service discovery is made very simple. Competitors often are either to simple (Docker compose, swarm, fleet) or too complex (Marathon). Once it is up and running, low-level...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mike L.
User in Media Production

It's extremely immature (very buggy), the networking is just...painful, the scheduler is dumb and slow; those are my technical dislikes. My personal dislike is the overall lack of cohesive documentation as well as the assertion that just because there...

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Videos

 

Features for Containerized Microservices on AWS

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Features for Containerized Microservices on AWS

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Kubernetes
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