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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.

What is DC/OS?

Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications.

What is Nomad?

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.
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    What are some alternatives to DC/OS and Nomad?
    Kubernetes
    Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
    Apache Mesos
    Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
    Mesosphere
    Mesosphere offers a layer of software that organizes your machines, VMs, and cloud instances and lets applications draw from a single pool of intelligently- and dynamically-allocated resources, increasing efficiency and reducing operational complexity.
    kops
    It helps you create, destroy, upgrade and maintain production-grade, highly available, Kubernetes clusters from the command line. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is currently officially supported, with GCE in beta support , and VMware vSphere in alpha, and other platforms planned.
    YARN Hadoop
    Its fundamental idea is to split up the functionalities of resource management and job scheduling/monitoring into separate daemons. The idea is to have a global ResourceManager (RM) and per-application ApplicationMaster (AM).
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    Container & Job Scheduler & Cluster Management

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    To get those jobs running.

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