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Automated container deployment, scaling, and management

What is Kubernetes

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

Integrated Kubernetes Orchestration

Kubernetes is a portable, extensible, open-source platform for managing containerized workloads and services, that facilitates both declarative configuration and automation

The Docker Enterprise platform includes a secure and fully-conformant Kubernetes environment for developers and operators of all skill levels, providing out-of-the-box integrations for common enterprise requirements while still enabling complete flexibility for expert users. With the Docker Enterprise platform, organizations can run Kubernetes interchangeably with Swarm orchestration in the same cluster for ultimate flexibility at runtime

Why Docker for Kubernetes

Easy Onboarding

Rapidly-deployable, scalable, consistent environments on any infrastructure, secure by default. Make DevOps portable: one standard webUI, and one set of familiar tools drive dev, test, and production with minimal variation – no proprietary skills required.


Additional layers of security with built-in encryption and advanced role-based access controls. Ready to scale across multiple tenants and across hybrid/multi-cloud environments with Linux, Windows, and/or GPU-equipped worker nodes.

Full Platform Integration

The only container platform with Kubernetes that includes an integrated  enterprise-grade image registry solution (Docker Trusted Registry) Calico networking, and Istio ingress for a complete and secure solution that’s developer-friendly, ops-ready, and FIPS-certified.