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Orchestrator

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A tool that enables DevOps personas or automation working on their behalf to pull images from registries, deploy those images into containers, and manage the running containers. Orchestrators are also responsible for monitoring container resource consumption, job execution, and machine health across hosts.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-190