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What is Pulumi?

Pulumi is a cloud development platform that makes creating cloud programs easy and productive. Skip the YAML and just write code. Pulumi is multi-language, multi-cloud and fully extensible in both its engine and ecosystem of packages.
Pulumi is a tool in the Infrastructure Build Tools category of a tech stack.
Pulumi is an open source tool with 20.6K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Pulumi's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Pulumi?

55 companies reportedly use Pulumi in their tech stacks, including KAVAK, Yousign, and accuRx.

129 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Pulumi.

Pulumi Integrations

Relay, Starship (Shell Prompt), Ocean, Kubespy, and Rootly are some of the popular tools that integrate with Pulumi. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Pulumi.
Pros of Pulumi
Infrastructure as code with less pain
Best-in-class kubernetes support
Can use many languages
Great CLI
Can be self-hosted
Built-in secret management

Pulumi's Features

  • Containers - Deploy a Docker container to production in 5 minutes using your favorite orchestrator.
  • Serverless - Stand up a serverless API or event handler in 5 minutes using a real lambda in code.
  • Infrastructure - Manage cloud infrastructure or hosted services using infrastructure as code.
  • CoLaDa - Embrace containers, lambdas, and data, using a modern, multi-cloud framework.

Pulumi Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Pulumi?
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.
Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
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