Centurion vs Lens: What are the differences?
What is Centurion? A mass deployment tool for Docker fleets. A deployment tool for Docker, made by New Relic. Takes containers from a Docker registry and runs them on a fleet of hosts with the correct environment variables, host volume mappings, and port mappings. Supports rolling deployments out of the box, and makes it easy to ship applications to Docker servers. New Relic is using it to run their production infrastructure.
What is Lens? Open-source IDE to control your Kubernetes clusters. It is the only IDE you’ll ever need to take control of your Kubernetes clusters. It is a standalone application for MacOS, Windows and Linux operating systems. It is open source and free.
Centurion and Lens can be primarily classified as "Container" tools.
Some of the features offered by Centurion are:
- Rake application tasks and dependencies
- Talk to a fleet of Docker servers at once
- Does rolling deployment
On the other hand, Lens provides the following key features:
- Multi Cluster Management
- Multiple Workspaces
- Built-In Prometheus Stats
Centurion and Lens are both open source tools. Lens with 3.32K GitHub stars and 139 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Centurion with 1.72K GitHub stars and 111 GitHub forks.