When your client is on multicloud platform and would like to migrate their legacy application to Kubernetes platform or choosing right Kubernetes orchestrator for cloud native apps, there is always a question of choosing which Kubernetes container hosting platform to choose from?
You can use vanilla Kubernetes and provision it on virtual machines like AWS EC2 or Azure VM which will give you maximum flexibility for application deployments but high provisioning and administrative complexity. Even better choice could be to deploy the app containers on managed Kubernetes platforms like RedHat OpenShift or cloud provider services like EKS, AKS which can give you less headache on managing the Kubernetes clusters and ease of managing the containers. Below are few Pros and Cons for these options,
So, to help you deciding which options to go with let’s look at the SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis on Kubernetes Container Hosting Platform.
SWOT – Kubernetes Container Hosting Platform
Hopefully, this will help you choosing the right Kubernetes platform for you!