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"Kubernetes is open-source.""There is no licensing fee.""There are no licensing fees.""The solution requires a license to use it.""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.""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.""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.""The solution is affordable."

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HashiCorp was founded by Mitchell Hashimoto and Armon Dadgar in 2012 with the goal of revolutionizing datacenter management: application development, delivery, and maintenance.

The datacenter of today is very different than the datacenter of yesterday, and we think the datacenter of tomorrow is just around the corner. We're writing software to take you all the way from yesterday to today, and then safely to tomorrow and beyond.

Physical, virtual, containers. Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Windows, Linux, Mac. These are just some of the choices faced when architecting a datacenter of today. And the choice is not one or the other; instead, it is often a combination of many of these.

HashiCorp builds tools to ease these decisions by presenting solutions that span the gaps. Our tools manage both physical machines and virtual machines, Windows, and Linux, SaaS and IaaS, etc. And we're committed to supporting next-generation technologies, as well.

HashiCorp was founded and continues to be run by the primary authors of all our core technologies powering thousands of companies worldwide. We speak at conferences and write books related to application and infrastructure management.

All our foundational technologies are open source and developed openly, and have been since 2010.

The Tao of HashiCorp is the foundation that guides our vision, roadmap, and product design. As you evaluate using or contributing to HashiCorp's products, it may be valuable to understand the motivations and intentions for our work.

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.

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China unicom, NetEase Cloud, Nav, AppDirect
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company17%
Financial Services Firm8%
Financial Services Firm21%
Computer Software Company14%
Comms Service Provider14%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider21%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise56%
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HashiCorp Nomad is ranked 12th in Container Management while Kubernetes is ranked 1st in Container Management with 25 reviews. HashiCorp Nomad is rated 0.0, while Kubernetes is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Kubernetes writes "Offers security, scalability, and high availability". HashiCorp Nomad is most compared with Rancher Labs, Amazon EKS, VMware Tanzu Build Service, OpenShift Container Platform and Nutanix Karbon, whereas Kubernetes is most compared with VMware Tanzu Build Service, Nutanix Karbon, VMware Tanzu Mission Control, Cisco Container Platform and OpenShift Container Platform.

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