Consul vs. Serf vs. Baker Street

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Description

What is Consul?

Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.

What is Serf?

Serf is a service discovery and orchestration tool that is decentralized, highly available, and fault tolerant. Serf runs on every major platform: Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It is extremely lightweight: it uses 5 to 10 MB of resident memory and primarily communicates using infrequent UDP messages.

What is Baker Street?

Baker Street is an HAProxy-based client side load balancer that simplifies scaling, testing, and upgrading microservices.

Pros

Why do developers choose Consul?
Why do you like Consul?

Why do developers choose Serf?
Why do you like Serf?

Why do developers choose Baker Street?
Why do you like Baker Street?

Cons

What are the cons of using Consul?
No Cons submitted yet for Consul
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What are the cons of using Serf?
No Cons submitted yet for Serf
Downsides of Serf?

What are the cons of using Baker Street?
No Cons submitted yet for Baker Street
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Companies

What companies use Consul?
105 companies on StackShare use Consul
What companies use Serf?
4 companies on StackShare use Serf
What companies use Baker Street?
0 companies on StackShare use Baker Street

Integrations

What tools integrate with Consul?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Consul
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Consul, Serf, and Baker Street?

  • Zookeeper - Because coordinating distributed systems is a Zoo
  • etcd - A distributed consistent key-value store for shared configuration and service discovery
  • Eureka - AWS Service registry for resilient mid-tier load balancing and failover.
  • SmartStack - Automated service discovery and registration framework

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