Consul vs. Serf

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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 Serf?

Serf is a service discovery and orchestration tool that is decentralized, highly available, and fault tolerant. Serf runs on every major platform: Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It is extremely lightweight: it uses 5 to 10 MB of resident memory and primarily communicates using infrequent UDP messages.

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Companies

102 Companies Using Consul
4 Companies Using Serf

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What are some alternatives to Consul and Serf?

  • Zookeeper - Because coordinating distributed systems is a Zoo
  • etcd - A distributed consistent key-value store for shared configuration and service discovery
  • Eureka - AWS Service registry for resilient mid-tier load balancing and failover.
  • SmartStack - Automated service discovery and registration framework

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