> I'm asking, because I'm under impression that an (unconscious) view of > some/many of the PMC is that Mesos is not - and will never be - > solving any task that Kubernetes is not solving now and will not be > solving in the foreseeable future. _If_ one views Mesos+something as a > "contender in a container orchestration war" then that "battle" is > clearly lost.
I have been wondering about this. Not having any knowledge of kubernetes. At the time I decided to 'use' mesos it was my understanding that multiple networks (multihome tasks) were not possible with kubernetes. I saw some video where the mesos development team explained why there was a need to create a mesos containerizer because the docker one was not stable enough. Has kubernetes their own containerizer? What should I think when I read about such things: "Kubernetes and Mesos employ different tactics to handle the same problem. Mesos is more ambitious, as Kubernetes equates to just a single node of Mesos’ entire solution." And last but not least, from a commercial aspect is it not better to be able to have choice? Ending up with only kubernetes will result in another tool for google to force their standards. If I may continue your bad analogy. Apple is still making iphones although they clearly lost against the android platform. ;)  https://www.stratoscale.com/blog/kubernetes/kubernetes-vs-mesos-architects-perspective/