GeoEngineer vs Google Cloud Deployment Manager vs Terraform

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GeoEngineer

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Terraform

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Pros of GeoEngineer
Pros of Google Cloud Deployment Manager
Pros of Terraform
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      Automates infrastructure deployments
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      Infrastracture as a code
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      Fast deploy and update
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      Easy to deploy for GCP
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      Infrastructure as code
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      Declarative syntax
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      Planning
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      Simple
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      Parallelism
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      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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        Only using in GCP
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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 Google Cloud Deployment Manager?

      Google Cloud Deployment Manager allows you to specify all the resources needed for your application in a declarative format using yaml.

      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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