Alternatives to Stacker 1 logo

Alternatives to Stacker 1

Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Packer, Pulumi, and GeoEngineer are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Stacker 1.
0
1
+ 1
0

What is Stacker 1 and what are its top alternatives?

stacker is a tool and library used to create & update multiple CloudFormation stacks. stacker Blueprints are written in troposphere, though the purpose of most templates is to keep them as generic as possible and then use configuration to modify them.
Stacker 1 is a tool in the Infrastructure Build Tools category of a tech stack.
Stacker 1 is an open source tool with 639 GitHub stars and 157 GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to Stacker 1's open source repository on GitHub

Top Alternatives to Stacker 1

  • Terraform

    Terraform

    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. ...

  • AWS CloudFormation

    AWS CloudFormation

    You can use AWS CloudFormation鈥檚 sample templates or create your own templates to describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required to run your application. You don鈥檛 need to figure out the order in which AWS services need to be provisioned or the subtleties of how to make those dependencies work. ...

  • Packer

    Packer

    Packer automates the creation of any type of machine image. It embraces modern configuration management by encouraging you to use automated scripts to install and configure the software within your Packer-made images. ...

  • Pulumi

    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. ...

  • GeoEngineer

    GeoEngineer

    GeoEngineer uses Terraform to plan and execute changes, so the DSL to describe resources is similar to Terraform's. GeoEngineer's DSL also provides programming and object oriented features like inheritance, abstraction, branching and looping. ...

  • Yocto

    Yocto

    It is an open source collaboration project that helps developers create custom Linux-based systems regardless of the hardware architecture. It provides a flexible set of tools and a space where embedded developers worldwide can share technologies, software stacks, configurations, and best practices that can be used to create tailored Linux images for embedded and IOT devices, or anywhere a customized Linux OS is needed. ...

  • Habitat

    Habitat

    Habitat is a new approach to automation that focuses on the application instead of the infrastructure it runs on. With Habitat, the apps you build, deploy, and manage behave consistently in any runtime鈥夆斺塵etal, VMs, containers, and PaaS. You'll spend less time on the environment and more time building features. ...

  • Atlas

    Atlas

    Atlas is one foundation to manage and provide visibility to your servers, containers, VMs, configuration management, service discovery, and additional operations services. ...

Stacker 1 alternatives & related posts

Terraform logo

Terraform

7.2K
5.3K
287
Describe your complete infrastructure as code and build resources across providers
7.2K
5.3K
+ 1
287

related Terraform posts

Context: I wanted to create an end to end IoT data pipeline simulation in Google Cloud IoT Core and other GCP services. I never touched Terraform meaningfully until working on this project, and it's one of the best explorations in my development career. The documentation and syntax is incredibly human-readable and friendly. I'm used to building infrastructure through the google apis via Python , but I'm so glad past Sung did not make that decision. I was tempted to use Google Cloud Deployment Manager, but the templates were a bit convoluted by first impression. I'm glad past Sung did not make this decision either.

Solution: Leveraging Google Cloud Build Google Cloud Run Google Cloud Bigtable Google BigQuery Google Cloud Storage Google Compute Engine along with some other fun tools, I can deploy over 40 GCP resources using Terraform!

Check Out My Architecture: CLICK ME

Check out the GitHub repo attached

See more
Praveen Mooli
Engineering Manager at Taylor and Francis | 13 upvotes 路 1.5M views

We are in the process of building a modern content platform to deliver our content through various channels. We decided to go with Microservices architecture as we wanted scale. Microservice architecture style is an approach to developing an application as a suite of small independently deployable services built around specific business capabilities. You can gain modularity, extensive parallelism and cost-effective scaling by deploying services across many distributed servers. Microservices modularity facilitates independent updates/deployments, and helps to avoid single point of failure, which can help prevent large-scale outages. We also decided to use Event Driven Architecture pattern which is a popular distributed asynchronous architecture pattern used to produce highly scalable applications. The event-driven architecture is made up of highly decoupled, single-purpose event processing components that asynchronously receive and process events.

To build our #Backend capabilities we decided to use the following: 1. #Microservices - Java with Spring Boot , Node.js with ExpressJS and Python with Flask 2. #Eventsourcingframework - Amazon Kinesis , Amazon Kinesis Firehose , Amazon SNS , Amazon SQS, AWS Lambda 3. #Data - Amazon RDS , Amazon DynamoDB , Amazon S3 , MongoDB Atlas

To build #Webapps we decided to use Angular 2 with RxJS

#Devops - GitHub , Travis CI , Terraform , Docker , Serverless

See more
AWS CloudFormation logo

AWS CloudFormation

1.2K
952
87
Create and manage a collection of related AWS resources
1.2K
952
+ 1
87

related AWS CloudFormation posts

Joseph Kunzler
DevOps Engineer at Tillable | 9 upvotes 路 114.9K views

We use Terraform because we needed a way to automate the process of building and deploying feature branches. We wanted to hide the complexity such that when a dev creates a PR, it triggers a build and deployment without the dev having to worry about any of the 'plumbing' going on behind the scenes. Terraform allows us to automate the process of provisioning DNS records, Amazon S3 buckets, Amazon EC2 instances and AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)'s. It also makes it easy to tear it all down when finished. We also like that it supports multiple clouds, which is why we chose to use it over AWS CloudFormation.

See more

I use Terraform because it hits the level of abstraction pocket of being high-level and flexible, and is agnostic to cloud platforms. Creating complex infrastructure components for a solution with a UI console is tedious to repeat. Using low-level APIs are usually specific to cloud platforms, and you still have to build your own tooling for deploying, state management, and destroying infrastructure.

However, Terraform is usually slower to implement new services compared to cloud-specific APIs. It's worth the trade-off though, especially if you're multi-cloud. I heard someone say, "We want to preference a cloud, not lock in to one." Terraform builds on that claim.

Terraform Google Cloud Deployment Manager AWS CloudFormation

See more
Packer logo

Packer

465
403
40
Create identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration
465
403
+ 1
40

related Packer posts

Pedro Arnal Puente
CTO at La Cupula Music SL | 8 upvotes 路 416.5K views

Our base infrastructure is composed of Debian based servers running in Amazon EC2 , asset storage with Amazon S3 , and Amazon RDS for Aurora and Redis under Amazon ElastiCache for data storage.

We are starting to work in automated provisioning and management with Terraform , Packer , and Ansible .

See more
John Kodumal

LaunchDarkly is almost a five year old company, and our methodology for deploying was state of the art... for 2014. We recently undertook a project to modernize the way we #deploy our software, moving from Ansible-based deploy scripts that executed on our local machines, to using Spinnaker (along with Terraform and Packer) as the basis of our deployment system. We've been using Armory's enterprise Spinnaker offering to make this project a reality.

See more
Pulumi logo

Pulumi

61
138
6
Modern Infrastructure as Code
61
138
+ 1
6

related Pulumi posts

GeoEngineer logo

GeoEngineer

49
57
0
Ruby DSL and DSL (geo) to codify then plan and execute changes to cloud resources, by Coinbase
49
57
+ 1
0
PROS OF GEOENGINEER
    No pros available
    CONS OF GEOENGINEER
      No cons available

      related GeoEngineer posts

      Yocto logo

      Yocto

      43
      32
      0
      An open Source embedded Linux build system
      43
      32
      + 1
      0
      PROS OF YOCTO
        No pros available
        CONS OF YOCTO
          No cons available

          related Yocto posts

          Habitat logo

          Habitat

          29
          48
          4
          Application Automation framework by Chef
          29
          48
          + 1
          4

          related Habitat posts

          Atlas logo

          Atlas

          22
          58
          0
          Develop, deploy, and maintain your application anywhere. Use one console and one workflow from development to production
          22
          58
          + 1
          0
          PROS OF ATLAS
            No pros available
            CONS OF ATLAS
              No cons available

              related Atlas posts