Consul vs. SmartStack 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 SmartStack?

Scaling a web infrastructure requires services, and building a service-oriented infrastructure is hard. Make it EASY, with SmartStack’s automated, transparent service discovery and registration: cruise control for your distributed infrastructure.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Consul?
Why do you like Consul?

Why do developers choose SmartStack?
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Why do developers choose Serf?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Consul?
No Cons submitted yet for Consul
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What are the cons of using SmartStack?
No Cons submitted yet for SmartStack
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What are the cons of using Serf?
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Companies

What companies use Consul?
105 companies on StackShare use Consul
What companies use SmartStack?
3 companies on StackShare use SmartStack
What companies use Serf?
4 companies on StackShare use Serf

Integrations

What tools integrate with Consul?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Consul
What tools integrate with SmartStack?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with SmartStack
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Consul, SmartStack, 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.
  • SkyDNS - Distributed service for announcement and discovery of services

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