Apache Aurora vs Mesosphere: What are the differences?
What is Apache Aurora? An Apcahe Mesos framework for scheduling jobs, originally developed by Twitter. Apache Aurora is a service scheduler that runs on top of Mesos, enabling you to run long-running services that take advantage of Mesos' scalability, fault-tolerance, and resource isolation.
What is Mesosphere? Combine your datacenter servers and cloud instances into one shared pool. 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.
Apache Aurora and Mesosphere can be categorized as "Cluster Management" tools.
Some of the features offered by Apache Aurora are:
- Deployment and scheduling of jobs
- The abstraction a “job” to bundle and manage Mesos tasks
- A rich DSL to define services
On the other hand, Mesosphere provides the following key features:
- Built on top of open source technology
- Grow to tens of thousands of nodes effortlessly while dynamically allocating resources with ease.
- Mesosphere keeps your apps running by rebalancing resources and restarting failed tasks automatically.
Apache Aurora is an open source tool with 615 GitHub stars and 231 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apache Aurora's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Mesosphere has a broader approval, being mentioned in 12 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to Apache Aurora, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.