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Fabric vs linkerd: What are the differences?

What is Fabric? Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment. Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution..

What is linkerd? Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices. linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.

Fabric belongs to "Server Configuration and Automation" category of the tech stack, while linkerd can be primarily classified under "Microservices Tools".

Fabric and linkerd are both open source tools. It seems that Fabric with 11.4K GitHub stars and 1.72K forks on GitHub has more adoption than linkerd with 5K GitHub stars and 499 GitHub forks.

What is Fabric?

Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution.

What is linkerd?

linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.
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        Azure Service Fabric
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        Capistrano
        Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.
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        Avatar of Pēteris Caune
        Pēteris Caune uses FabricFabric

        We use Fabric for automating deployment and maintenance tasks: bootstrapping and updating application servers (using the "rolling update" pattern), pulling logs from the servers, running manage.py maintenance commands.

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        Alec Cunningham uses FabricFabric

        Automate everything! I have fabfiles for testing, bootstrapping, deployment, and building. Easy to customize and its pure python.

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        Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses FabricFabric

        App beta deployment and crash logging.

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        Veggie Sailor uses FabricFabric

        Almost everything ;) Deployment etc

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        InstaGIS uses FabricFabric

        Command line deploys

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