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From Michael Dilworth <...@computer.org>
Subject Re: mesos and coreos?
Date Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:20:12 GMT
ok a distribution, with some stuff pre bundled...

On 18 January 2015 at 19:15, scott@heroku <scott@heroku.com> wrote:

> Afaik mesos is much more flexible than fleet, which is the scheduling
> system on Coreos
>
> If you can successfully schedule your workloads with fleet you don't need
> mesos.  If not mesos can do more than fleet.
>
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Jan 18, 2015, at 10:29 AM, Victor L <vlyamtsev@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hope this helps some
> It doesn't as it doesn't even try to answer my question. Let me re- phrase
> it: what does mesos on the coreos cluster do that coreos itself doesn't do
> already?
>
> On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM, Jason Giedymin <jason.giedymin@gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> The value of coreos that immediately comes to mind since I do much work
>> with these tools:
>>
>>  - the small foot print, it is a minimal os, meant to run containers. So
>> it throws everything not needed for that out.
>>  - containers are the launch vehicle, thus deps are in container land. I
>> can run and test containers with ease, not having to worry about multiple
>> OSes.
>>  - with etcd and fleet, coordinating the launch and modification of both
>> machines and cluster make it a breeze. Allowing you to do dynamic mesos
>> scaling up or down. I add nodes at will, across multiple cloud platforms,
>> ready to launch multitude of containers or just mesos.
>>  - security. There is a defined write strategy. You cannot write willy
>> nilly to any location.
>>  - all the above further allow auto OS updates, which is supported today
>> on all platforms that deploy coreos. This means more frequent updates since
>> the os is minimal, which should increase the security effectiveness when
>> compared to big box superstore OSes like Redhat or Ubuntu. Some platforms
>> charge quite a bit for managed updates of this frequency and level of
>> testing.
>>
>> Coreos allows me to keep apps in a configured container that I trust,
>> tested, and works time and time again.
>>
>> I see coreos as a compliment.
>>
>> As a fyi I'm available for questions, debugging, and client work in this
>> area.
>>
>> Hope this helps some, from real world usage.
>>
>> Sent from my iPad
>>
>> > On Jan 18, 2015, at 9:16 AM, Victor L <vlyamtsev@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > I am confused: what's the value of mesos on the top of coreos cluster?
>> Mesos provides distributed resource management, fault tolerance, etc., but
>> doesn't coreos provides the same things already?
>> > Thanks
>>
>
>

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