Zookeeper vs. Eureka vs. Serf

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Description

What is Zookeeper?

ZooKeeper is 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.

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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Cons

What are the cons of using Zookeeper?
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What are the cons of using Eureka?
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What are the cons of using Serf?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Zookeeper?
106 companies on StackShare use Zookeeper
What companies use Eureka?
7 companies on StackShare use Eureka
What companies use Serf?
4 companies on StackShare use Serf

Integrations

What tools integrate with Zookeeper?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Zookeeper
What tools integrate with Eureka?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Eureka
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What are some alternatives to Zookeeper, Eureka, and Serf?

  • Consul - A tool for service discovery, monitoring and configuration
  • etcd - A distributed consistent key-value store for shared configuration and service discovery
  • SmartStack - Automated service discovery and registration framework
  • SkyDNS - Distributed service for announcement and discovery of services

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