Contiv vs DevSpace for Kubernetes: What are the differences?
Developers describe Contiv as "An Open Source Container Networking". It is a powerful, 100% open source networking solution for modern compute workloads. Integration and support for VM’s and Bare Metal allow you to provide a single network fabric across your infrastructure. On the other hand, DevSpace for Kubernetes is detailed as "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.
Contiv and DevSpace for Kubernetes can be primarily classified as "Container" tools.
Some of the features offered by Contiv are:
- Rich Policy Framework
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
Contiv is an open source tool with 470 GitHub stars and 174 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Contiv's open source repository on GitHub.