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VMware Tanzu Mission Control Competitors and Alternatives

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KA
Solution Leader - Cloud Native and Container Platform at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 20
Easy to install, good configuration, stable, and scalable

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution to orchestrate our applications. If for example, you want to use a Microservice for replication, you host it on Docker then you will need to orchestrate your application. This might include autoscaling, security, and traceability for the user.

What is most valuable?

I like the replication center and the configuration.

What needs improvement?

The dashboard, monitoring, and login need improvements.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Kubernetes for five years. We are using versions 1.15 and 1.20.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Kubernetes is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable solution. This solution is being used in large…

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution to orchestrate our applications.

If for example, you want to use a Microservice for replication, you host it on Docker then you will need to orchestrate your application. This might include autoscaling, security, and traceability for the user.

What is most valuable?

I like the replication center and the configuration.

What needs improvement?

The dashboard, monitoring, and login need improvements.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Kubernetes for five years.

We are using versions 1.15 and 1.20.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Kubernetes is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable solution.

This solution is being used in large organizations from the financial sector.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have not contacted technical support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have some experience with OpenShift and Azure.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward.

It can be deployed in 45 minutes to one hour.

There are several teams required for different areas that communicate with each other such as security teams, work teams, and maintenance teams. There are anywhere from five to nine people that we communicate with, who are engineers from each division.

What about the implementation team?

I completed the installation and implementation myself. I did not use the help of an integrator or consultant.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There are no licensing fees.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I would rate Kubernetes an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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AS
DevOps Engineer at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
Well designed dashboards, user friendly, and easy to manage

Pros and Cons

  • "The solution has a lot of good features, such as you can access the console and edit through the GUI. The dashboard and the UI are designed well, user-friendly, and easy to manage, and access."
  • "The solution could improve by adding more features in the dashboard, such as monitoring, scanning, and security. This would be a great benefit."

What is our primary use case?

We are using Rancher Labs' for the overall management of our Kubernetes cluster. For example, we manage the production and UAT environment of all our applications or containers.

What is most valuable?

The solution has a lot of good features, such as you can access the console and edit through the GUI. The dashboard and the UI are designed well, user-friendly, and easy to manage, and access.

What needs improvement?

The solution could improve by adding more features in the dashboard, such as monitoring, scanning, and security. This would be a great benefit.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used Rancher Labs for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have not had any issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have not paid for the support for the solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is easy.

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation of the solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution is free and open source but there is a fee for support.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have been evaluating Red Hat OpenShift, Kubernetes, Tanzu, and Nirmata.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Rancher Labs an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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