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Apache Aurora

An Apcahe Mesos framework for scheduling jobs, originally developed by Twitter
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What is Apache Aurora?

Apache Aurora is a service scheduler that runs on top of Mesos, enabling you to run long-running services that take advantage of Mesos' scalability, fault-tolerance, and resource isolation.
Apache Aurora is a tool in the Cluster Management category of a tech stack.
Apache Aurora is an open source tool with 625 GitHub stars and 242 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache Aurora's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache Aurora?

Companies
9 companies reportedly use Apache Aurora in their tech stacks, including Twitter, Oscar Health, and KAVAK.

Developers
40 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Aurora.

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Public Decisions about Apache Aurora

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Apache Aurora in their tech stack.

Docker containers on Mesos run their microservices with consistent configurations at scale, along with Aurora for long-running services and cron jobs.

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Apache Aurora's Features

  • Deployment and scheduling of jobs
  • The abstraction a “job” to bundle and manage Mesos tasks
  • A rich DSL to define services
  • Health checking
  • Failure domain diversity
  • Instant provisioning

Apache Aurora Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache Aurora?
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Marathon
Marathon is an Apache Mesos framework for container orchestration. Marathon provides a REST API for starting, stopping, and scaling applications. Marathon is written in Scala and can run in highly-available mode by running multiple copies. The state of running tasks gets stored in the Mesos state abstraction.
Apache Mesos
Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
Nomad
Nomad is a cluster manager, designed for both long lived services and short lived batch processing workloads. Developers use a declarative job specification to submit work, and Nomad ensures constraints are satisfied and resource utilization is optimized by efficient task packing. Nomad supports all major operating systems and virtualized, containerized, or standalone applications.
DC/OS
Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications.
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