Top 51 free open source tools for Containers/Orchestration

▪️ CLI Tools

  🔸 gvisor – container runtime sandbox.
  🔸 ctop – top-like interface for container metrics.

▪️ Web Tools

  🔸 Moby – a collaborative project for the container ecosystem to assemble container-based system.
  🔸 Traefik – open source reverse proxy/load balancer provides easier integration with Docker and Let’s encrypt.
  🔸 kong – The Cloud-Native API Gateway.
  🔸 rancher – complete container management platform.
  🔸 portainer – making Docker management easy.
  🔸 nginx-proxy – automated nginx proxy for Docker containers using docker-gen.

▪️ Security

  🔸 docker-bench-security – checks for dozens of common best-practices around deploying Docker.
  🔸 trivy – vulnerability scanner for containers, suitable for CI.
  🔸 Harbor – cloud native registry project that stores, signs, and scans content.

▪️ Manuals/Tutorials/Best Practices

  🔸 docker-cheat-sheet – a quick reference cheat sheet on Docker.
  🔸 awesome-docker – a curated list of Docker resources and projects.
  🔸 docker_practice – learn and understand Docker technologies, with real DevOps practice!
  🔸 labs – is a collection of tutorials for learning how to use Docker with various tools.
  🔸 dockerfiles – various Dockerfiles I use on the desktop and on servers.
  🔸 kubernetes-the-hard-way – bootstrap Kubernetes the hard way on Google Cloud Platform. No scripts.
  🔸 kubernetes-the-easy-way – bootstrap Kubernetes the easy way on Google Cloud Platform. No scripts.
  🔸 cheatsheet-kubernetes-A4 – Kubernetes CheatSheets in A4.
  🔸 k8s-security – kubernetes security notes and best practices.
  🔸 kubernetes-production-best-practices – checklists with best-practices for production-ready Kubernetes.
  🔸 kubernetes-production-best-practices – kubernetes security – best practice guide.

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