DC/OS vs Nomad: What are the differences?
DC/OS: The Datacenter Operating System. The easiest way to run microservices, big data, and containers in production. Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications; Nomad: A cluster manager and scheduler. Nomad is a cluster manager, designed for both long lived services and short lived batch processing workloads. Developers use a declarative job specification to submit work, and Nomad ensures constraints are satisfied and resource utilization is optimized by efficient task packing. Nomad supports all major operating systems and virtualized, containerized, or standalone applications.
DC/OS and Nomad belong to "Cluster Management" category of the tech stack.
DC/OS and Nomad are both open source tools. Nomad with 4.86K GitHub stars and 882 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than DC/OS with 2.16K GitHub stars and 451 GitHub forks.
Decision6, Astronomer, and Covve are some of the popular companies that use DC/OS, whereas Nomad is used by CircleCI, LendUp, and Wealthsimple. DC/OS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to Nomad, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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