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What is Peloton?

A Unified Resource Scheduler to co-schedule mixed types of workloads such as batch, stateless and stateful jobs in a single cluster for better resource utilization. Designed for web-scale companies with millions of containers and tens of thousands of nodes.
Peloton is a tool in the Cluster Management category of a tech stack.
Peloton is an open source tool with 475 GitHub stars and 40 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Peloton's open source repository on GitHub

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Peloton's Features

  • Elastic Resource Sharing
  • Resource Overcommit and Task Preemption
  • Optimized for Big Data and Machine Learning
  • High Scalability
  • Protobuf/gRPC based API
  • Co-scheduling Mixed Workloads

Peloton Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Peloton?
Apache Mesos
Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications.
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.
Mesosphere offers a layer of software that organizes your machines, VMs, and cloud instances and lets applications draw from a single pool of intelligently- and dynamically-allocated resources, increasing efficiency and reducing operational complexity.
It helps you create, destroy, upgrade and maintain production-grade, highly available, Kubernetes clusters from the command line. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is currently officially supported, with GCE in beta support , and VMware vSphere in alpha, and other platforms planned.
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Peloton's Followers
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