Comparison with Docker Swarm

Compare Kubernetes ConfigMaps with Docker Swarm Configs.


The mechanisms behind Kubernetes ConfigMaps and Docker Swarm Configs are almost the same, at least from a functional perspective.

  • Both allow us to store some literal texts in the scheduler’s internal data store and enable us to add them to containers.

  • The syntax is equally simple and straightforward in both cases. Still, there are a few differences.

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