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What is Boxfuse?

It generates minimal images for your application in seconds. They boot directly on virtual hardware. There is no classic OS and no container runtime.

What is Packer?

Packer automates the creation of any type of machine image. It embraces modern configuration management by encouraging you to use automated scripts to install and configure the software within your Packer-made images.
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        What are some alternatives to Boxfuse and Packer?
        Docker
        The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
        LXC
        LXC is a userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features. Through a powerful API and simple tools, it lets Linux users easily create and manage system or application containers.
        LXD
        LXD isn't a rewrite of LXC, in fact it's building on top of LXC to provide a new, better user experience. Under the hood, LXD uses LXC through liblxc and its Go binding to create and manage the containers. It's basically an alternative to LXC's tools and distribution template system with the added features that come from being controllable over the network.
        Vagrant Cloud
        Vagrant Cloud pairs with Vagrant to enable access, insight and collaboration across teams, as well as to bring exposure to community contributions and development environments.
        rkt
        Rocket is a cli for running App Containers. The goal of rocket is to be composable, secure, and fast.
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        Decisions about Boxfuse and Packer
        John Kodumal
        John Kodumal
        CTO at LaunchDarkly · | 3 upvotes · 36K views
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        Armory
        Armory
        Packer
        Packer
        Terraform
        Terraform
        Spinnaker
        Spinnaker
        Ansible
        Ansible

        LaunchDarkly is almost a five year old company, and our methodology for deploying was state of the art... for 2014. We recently undertook a project to modernize the way we #deploy our software, moving from Ansible-based deploy scripts that executed on our local machines, to using Spinnaker (along with Terraform and Packer) as the basis of our deployment system. We've been using Armory's enterprise Spinnaker offering to make this project a reality.

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        Pedro Arnal Puente
        Pedro Arnal Puente
        CTO at La Cupula Music SL · | 7 upvotes · 48.6K views
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        Ansible
        Ansible
        Packer
        Packer
        Terraform
        Terraform
        Amazon ElastiCache
        Amazon ElastiCache
        Redis
        Redis
        Amazon RDS for Aurora
        Amazon RDS for Aurora
        Amazon S3
        Amazon S3
        Amazon EC2
        Amazon EC2
        Debian
        Debian

        Our base infrastructure is composed of Debian based servers running in Amazon EC2 , asset storage with Amazon S3 , and Amazon RDS for Aurora and Redis under Amazon ElastiCache for data storage.

        We are starting to work in automated provisioning and management with Terraform , Packer , and Ansible .

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        How developers use Boxfuse and Packer
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        Bob P uses PackerPacker

        Packer makes it easy to setup custom images to import into vagrant.

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        Zinc uses PackerPacker

        We use Packer to build our Base AMIs.

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        Endource uses PackerPacker

        Application deployment packages

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        Go Furuya uses PackerPacker

        To make the "Golden Image"

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        Scott Miller uses PackerPacker

        Used for packing AMIs

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