containerd vs DevSpace Cloud: What are the differences?
Developers describe containerd as "An industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity,robustness and portability". An industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness, and portability. On the other hand, DevSpace Cloud is detailed as "Secure Multi-Tenancy and On-Demand Namespace Provisioning for Kubernetes". It lets IT teams create an internal Kubernetes offering that enables their developer teams to create isolated namespaces in shared development clusters. The goal is to allow engineers to get access to Kubernetes in a self-service fashion. It restricts developers to their own namespaces allowing secure cluster sharing while handling all the admistrative overhead such as the management of the kube-context on an engineers machine.
containerd and DevSpace Cloud can be primarily classified as "Container" tools.
Some of the features offered by containerd are:
- OCI Image Spec support
- OCI Runtime Spec support (aka runC)
- Image push and pull support
On the other hand, DevSpace Cloud provides the following key features:
- Strict Namespace Isolation and Secure Multi-Tenancy
- Admin UI for Managing Users & Permissions
- Optimized for Self-Service & Great Developer Experience