Consul vs. Eureka vs. SkyDNS

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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 Eureka?

Eureka is a REST (Representational State Transfer) based service that is primarily used in the AWS cloud for locating services for the purpose of load balancing and failover of middle-tier servers.

What is SkyDNS?

SkyDNS is a distributed service for announcement and discovery of services. It leverages Raft for high-availability and consensus, and utilizes DNS queries to discover available services. This is done by leveraging SRV records in DNS, with special meaning given to subdomains, priorities and weights (more info here: http://blog.gopheracademy.com/skydns).

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Companies

102 Companies Using Consul
7 Companies Using Eureka
1 Companies Using SkyDNS

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What are some alternatives to Consul, Eureka, and SkyDNS?

  • Zookeeper - Because coordinating distributed systems is a Zoo
  • etcd - A distributed consistent key-value store for shared configuration and service discovery
  • Serf - Service orchestration and management tool
  • SmartStack - Automated service discovery and registration framework

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