Rancher Labs Overview

Rancher Labs is the #1 ranked solution in our list of Container Management software. It is most often compared to VMware Tanzu Build Service: Rancher Labs vs VMware Tanzu Build Service

What is Rancher Labs?

Rancher Labs build innovative, open source software that makes it easy to deploy and manage containers in production on any infrastructure. We enable organizations to accelerate all aspects of their software development pipeline, from writing and testing code to running complex microservices-based applications.

Rancher, our flagship container management platform, allows users to easily manage all aspects of running containers in development and production environments, on any infrastructure. With well over four million downloads, Rancher has quickly become the tools of choice for teams serious about running containers in production. This includes large enterprises such as Sony, IBM, Tyco, Align Technologies and more.

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Rancher Labs Customers

Albert Heijn, Bell, BMC, Samsung, WindStream, Johnson & Johnson

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Dmytro Kutetskyi
Solution Architect | Head of BizDev at Greg Solutions
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Top 5Leaderboard
Oct 27, 2020
Self-contained with a great UI and very good integrations

What is our primary use case?

Rancher has two main versions which are completely different products. They have some similarities because they have a similar UI and similar concept but are different under the hood. The original Rancher was an orchestration platform for Docker containers based on Cattle and we used that solution for three years extensively for different products and on different projects. We're also now using the Rancher 2 on top of the Kubernetes to manage Docker containers for different customers, for projects, to seize logs, to seize mentorings, to downscale or upscale applications. They provide a great… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "A great UI with very good integrations."
  • "Could be more intuitive."

What other advice do I have?

We immigrated from Rancher 2.0 to the AWS ECS. The idea behind initially using Rancher was as an option to native cloud services. Because it provides all features we could configure it in less time than it would take to use the public cloud services. By using this solution we've learned how to manage complex infrastructures and microservices, and how to provide visibility and audit for different teams. Rancher has established partnerships and they have tightly integrated it in the public cloud, such as AWS or Google cloud. I would recommend that anyone wanting to try it, install it, play with…
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