GeoEngineer vs GoFormation vs Terraform

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GeoEngineer

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Terraform

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Pros of GeoEngineer
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        Infrastructure as code
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        Declarative syntax
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        Planning
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        Simple
      • 24
        Parallelism
      • 8
        Well-documented
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        Cloud agnostic
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        It's like coding your infrastructure in simple English
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        Immutable infrastructure
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        Platform agnostic
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        Extendable
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        Automates infrastructure deployments
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        Automation
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        Portability
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        Lightweight
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        Scales to hundreds of hosts

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      Cons of GeoEngineer
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            Doesn't have full support to GKE

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          What is GeoEngineer?

          GeoEngineer uses Terraform to plan and execute changes, so the DSL to describe resources is similar to Terraform's. GeoEngineer's DSL also provides programming and object oriented features like inheritance, abstraction, branching and looping.

          What is GoFormation?

          GoFormation is a Go library for working with AWS CloudFormation / AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) templates.

          What is Terraform?

          With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.

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            What are some alternatives to GeoEngineer, GoFormation, and Terraform?
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            You can use AWS CloudFormation’s sample templates or create your own templates to describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required to run your application. You don’t need to figure out the order in which AWS services need to be provisioned or the subtleties of how to make those dependencies work.
            Packer
            Packer automates the creation of any type of machine image. It embraces modern configuration management by encouraging you to use automated scripts to install and configure the software within your Packer-made images.
            Pulumi
            Pulumi is a cloud development platform that makes creating cloud programs easy and productive. Skip the YAML and just write code. Pulumi is multi-language, multi-cloud and fully extensible in both its engine and ecosystem of packages.
            AWS Cloud Development Kit
            It is an open source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages. It uses the familiarity and expressive power of programming languages for modeling your applications. It provides you with high-level components that preconfigure cloud resources with proven defaults, so you can build cloud applications without needing to be an expert.
            Yocto
            It is an open source collaboration project that helps developers create custom Linux-based systems regardless of the hardware architecture. It provides a flexible set of tools and a space where embedded developers worldwide can share technologies, software stacks, configurations, and best practices that can be used to create tailored Linux images for embedded and IOT devices, or anywhere a customized Linux OS is needed.
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