What is etcd?
etcd is a distributed key value store that provides a reliable way to store data across a cluster of machines. It’s open-source and available on GitHub. etcd gracefully handles master elections during network partitions and will tolerate machine failure, including the master.
etcd is a tool in the Open Source Service Discovery category of a tech stack.
etcd is an open source tool with 29.2K GitHub stars and 6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to etcd's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses etcd?
38 companies reportedly use etcd in their tech stacks, including Monzo, Shimo Website, and Ocado Technology.
113 developers on StackShare have stated that they use etcd.
Traefik, Patroni, Vulcand, Kocho, and Torus are some of the popular tools that integrate with etcd. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with etcd.
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