DevSpace Cloud vs Kind: What are the differences?
What is DevSpace Cloud? 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.
What is Kind? Run local Kubernetes clusters using Docker. It is a tool for running local Kubernetes clusters using Docker container “nodes” It was primarily designed for testing Kubernetes itself, but may be used for local development or CI..
DevSpace Cloud and Kind belong to "Container Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by DevSpace Cloud are:
- Strict Namespace Isolation and Secure Multi-Tenancy
- Admin UI for Managing Users & Permissions
- Optimized for Self-Service & Great Developer Experience
On the other hand, Kind provides the following key features:
- Supports multi-node (including HA) clusters
- Supports building Kubernetes release builds from source
- Support for make / bash / docker, or bazel, in addition to pre-published builds
DevSpace Cloud is an open source tool with 45 GitHub stars and 9 GitHub forks. Here's a link to DevSpace Cloud's open source repository on GitHub.