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Azk vs boot2docker: What are the differences?

Developers describe Azk as "A lightweight open source engine to orchestrate development environments". azk lets developers easily and quickly install and configure development environments on their computers. On the other hand, boot2docker is detailed as "Lightweight Linux for Docker". boot2docker is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Tiny Core Linux made specifically to run Docker containers. It runs completely from RAM, weighs ~27MB and boots in ~5s (YMMV).

Azk and boot2docker can be categorized as "Virtual Machine Management" tools.

Azk and boot2docker are both open source tools. It seems that boot2docker with 7.99K GitHub stars and 1.14K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Azk with 896 GitHub stars and 61 GitHub forks.

What is Azk?

azk lets developers easily and quickly install and configure development environments on their computers.

What is boot2docker?

boot2docker is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Tiny Core Linux made specifically to run Docker containers. It runs completely from RAM, weighs ~27MB and boots in ~5s (YMMV).
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      What are some alternatives to Azk and boot2docker?
      Vagrant
      Vagrant provides the framework and configuration format to create and manage complete portable development environments. These development environments can live on your computer or in the cloud, and are portable between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
      XenServer
      It is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures. It is used in the world's largest clouds and enterprises.
      Otto
      Otto automatically builds development environments without any configuration; it can detect your project type and has built-in knowledge of industry-standard tools to setup a development environment that is ready to go. When you're ready to deploy, otto builds and manages an infrastructure, sets up servers, builds, and deploys the application.
      libvirt
      It is an open-source API, daemon and management tool for managing platform virtualization. It can be used to manage KVM, Xen, VMware ESXi, QEMU and other virtualization technologies.
      PuPHPet
      It is a web application that allows you to easily and quickly generate custom Vagrant and Puppet controlled virtual machines.
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      Radosław Osiński uses boot2dockerboot2docker

      Used for wildfly clustering testing. And for testing database.

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      Alec Cunningham uses boot2dockerboot2docker

      Essential tool for using docker-compose.

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      clonn uses boot2dockerboot2docker

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