Container Service

The Container Service provides a high availability, secure environment for hosting containerized applications and services. (Benefits of containers.) 

The service is geared toward technical staff with command-line and container experience who want:

  • The advantages of a container orchestration system like auto-scaling and infrastructure-as-code
  • An open development environment they can maintain
  • Freedom from server and OS maintenance
  • The flexibility to deploy only the resources currently needed
  • Ready access to campus resources like Shibboleth, MiServer, and Data Warehouse

Learn more about the Container Service


The service is available to U-M units, faculty, staff, and student groups on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses and within Michigan Medicine. A Shortcode is required for billing.