Vagrant vs. boot2docker vs. Otto

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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 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.

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Why do developers choose Vagrant?
Why do you like Vagrant?

Why do developers choose boot2docker?
Why do you like boot2docker?

Why do developers choose Otto?
Why do you like Otto?


What are the cons of using Vagrant?
Downsides of Vagrant?

What are the cons of using boot2docker?
No Cons submitted yet for boot2docker
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What are the cons of using Otto?
No Cons submitted yet for Otto
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What companies use Vagrant?
996 companies on StackShare use Vagrant
What companies use boot2docker?
94 companies on StackShare use boot2docker
What companies use Otto?
3 companies on StackShare use Otto


What tools integrate with Vagrant?
22 tools on StackShare integrate with Vagrant
What tools integrate with boot2docker?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with boot2docker
What tools integrate with Otto?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Otto

What is an alternative to Vagrant, boot2docker, and Otto?

  • Azk - A lightweight open source engine to orchestrate development environments

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