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Eureka vs Serf: What are the differences?

What is Eureka? AWS Service registry for resilient mid-tier load balancing and failover. Eureka is a REST (Representational State Transfer) based service that is primarily used in the AWS cloud for locating services for the purpose of load balancing and failover of middle-tier servers.

What is Serf? Service orchestration and management tool. Serf is a service discovery and orchestration tool that is decentralized, highly available, and fault tolerant. Serf runs on every major platform: Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It is extremely lightweight: it uses 5 to 10 MB of resident memory and primarily communicates using infrequent UDP messages.

Eureka and Serf belong to "Open Source Service Discovery" category of the tech stack.

Eureka and Serf are both open source tools. It seems that Eureka with 7.88K GitHub stars and 2.16K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Serf with 4.69K GitHub stars and 467 GitHub forks.

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    Easy setup and integration with spring-cloud
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    Web ui
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    Netflix battle tested components
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    What is Eureka?

    Eureka is a REST (Representational State Transfer) based service that is primarily used in the AWS cloud for locating services for the purpose of load balancing and failover of middle-tier servers.

    What is Serf?

    Serf is a service discovery and orchestration tool that is decentralized, highly available, and fault tolerant. Serf runs on every major platform: Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It is extremely lightweight: it uses 5 to 10 MB of resident memory and primarily communicates using infrequent UDP messages.

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      What are some alternatives to Eureka and Serf?
      Consul
      Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
      Zuul
      It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.
      Zookeeper
      A centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.
      etcd
      etcd is a distributed key value store that provides a reliable way to store data across a cluster of machines. It’s open-source and available on GitHub. etcd gracefully handles master elections during network partitions and will tolerate machine failure, including the master.
      Keepalived
      The main goal of this project is to provide simple and robust facilities for loadbalancing and high-availability to Linux system and Linux based infrastructures.
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