Consul vs. Zookeeper vs. SkyDNS

Get help choosing one of these



Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 261
  • 19
  • 669
  • -
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
  • 7.93K
  • 29

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

Description

What is Consul?

Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.

What is Zookeeper?

ZooKeeper is a centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.

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).

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

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

Why do developers choose Zookeeper?
Why do you like Zookeeper?

Why do developers choose SkyDNS?
Why do you like SkyDNS?

Cons

What are the cons of using Consul?
No Cons submitted yet for Consul
Downsides of Consul?

What are the cons of using Zookeeper?
No Cons submitted yet for Zookeeper
Downsides of Zookeeper?

What are the cons of using SkyDNS?
No Cons submitted yet for SkyDNS
Downsides of SkyDNS?

Pricing

How much does Consul cost?
How much does Zookeeper cost?
How much does SkyDNS cost?

Companies

What companies use Consul?
108 companies on StackShare use Consul
What companies use Zookeeper?
107 companies on StackShare use Zookeeper
What companies use SkyDNS?
1 companies on StackShare use SkyDNS

Integrations

What tools integrate with Consul?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Consul
What tools integrate with Zookeeper?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Zookeeper
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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.
  • Serf - Service orchestration and management tool
  • SmartStack - Automated service discovery and registration framework

See all alternatives to Consul

Latest News

MySQL HA Architecture #1 : InnoDB Cluster & Consul
orchestrator 3.0.3: auto provisioning raft nodes, na...
Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Orchestrating Pr...


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these