containerd vs DevSpace for Kubernetes: What are the differences?
What is containerd? 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.
What is DevSpace for Kubernetes? The Fastest Developer Tool for Kubernetes. It is an open-source developer tool for Kubernetes that lets you develop and deploy cloud-native software faster. It is a client-only CLI tool that runs on your machine and works with any Kubernetes cluster. You can use it to automate image building and deployments, to develop software directly inside Kubernetes and to streamline workflows across your team as well as across dev, staging and production.
containerd and DevSpace for Kubernetes can be categorized 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 for Kubernetes provides the following key features:
- Automated Image Building with devspace build
- Automated Deployment with devspace deploy
- Efficient In-Cluster Development with devspace dev