Vagrant vs. boot2docker vs. Hyper

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Description

What is 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.

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).

What is Hyper?

Hyper.sh is a secure container hosting service. What makes it different from AWS (Amazon Web Services) is that you don't start servers, but start docker images directly from Docker Hub or other registries.

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748 Companies Using Vagrant
70 Companies Using boot2docker
2 Companies Using Hyper

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What are some alternatives to Vagrant, boot2docker, and Hyper?

  • Otto - Development and Deployment Made Easy. The successor to Vagrant
  • Azk - A lightweight open source engine to orchestrate development environments

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