GeoEngineer vs Terraform: What are the differences?
What is GeoEngineer? Ruby DSL and DSL (geo) to codify then plan and execute changes to cloud resources, by Coinbase. 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 Terraform? Describe your complete infrastructure as code and build resources across providers. 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.
GeoEngineer and Terraform can be primarily classified as "Infrastructure Build" tools.
GeoEngineer and Terraform are both open source tools. Terraform with 17.7K GitHub stars and 4.83K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than GeoEngineer with 397 GitHub stars and 49 GitHub forks.
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Terraform makes it so easy to deploy AWS and Google Cloud services, with the declarative approach avoiding so many headaches of manual work and possible mistakes.
- Infrastructure as Code.
- Central tool to deploy all infratructure: AWS, CloudFlare, StatusCake
The entire AWS environments is described and setup using Terraform.