minikube vs DevSpace Cloud: What are the differences?
What is minikube? Local Kubernetes engine. It implements a local Kubernetes cluster on macOS, Linux, and Windows. Its goal is to be the tool for local Kubernetes application development and to support all Kubernetes features that fit.
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.
minikube and DevSpace Cloud belong to "Container Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by minikube are:
- Local Kubernetes
On the other hand, DevSpace Cloud provides the following key features:
- Strict Namespace Isolation and Secure Multi-Tenancy
- Admin UI for Managing Users & Permissions
- Optimized for Self-Service & Great Developer Experience
minikube is an open source tool with 17.4K GitHub stars and 2.75K GitHub forks. Here's a link to minikube's open source repository on GitHub.