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What is Crossplane?

Crossplane introduces workload and resource abstractions on-top of existing managed services that enables a high degree of workload portability across cloud providers. A single crossplane enables the provisioning and full-lifecycle management of services and infrastructure across a wide range of providers, offerings, vendors, regions, and clusters.
Crossplane is a tool in the Multi Cloud Management category of a tech stack.
Crossplane is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Crossplane's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Crossplane?


24 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Crossplane.

Crossplane Integrations

Kubernetes, Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, Amazon RDS, and Google Compute Engine are some of the popular tools that integrate with Crossplane. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Crossplane.

Crossplane Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Crossplane?
With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.
Nutanix Beam
It delivers savings for public and private clouds. Drive financial accountability with intelligent resource sizing and accurate visibility into cloud metering and chargeback.
Deploys in minutes. Simple to use. Easy to extend. Centralize workload automation and orchestration, achieve unparalleled hybrid cloud visibility and cost-savings, and deliver self-service IT for your developers.
Stay under budget by uncovering hidden costs, monitoring increases in spend, and making impactful changes based on custom recommendations.
Krateo PlatformOps
It is an open source tool, based on CNCF projects such as Kubernetes and Crossplane, that gives users the capability to create any desired resource on basically any infrastructure they'd like. Be it a K8s cluster, microservice, application, pipeline, database or anything else, Krateo has got your back.
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Crossplane's Followers
43 developers follow Crossplane to keep up with related blogs and decisions.