Helios vs KubeAdvisor: What are the differences?
Developers describe Helios as "Docker container orchestration platform, by Spotify". Helios is a Docker orchestration platform for deploying and managing containers across an entire fleet of servers. Helios provides a HTTP API as well as a command-line client to interact with servers running your containers. On the other hand, KubeAdvisor is detailed as "It helps DevOps adopt best practices for Kubernetes". It helps teams adopt best practices to accelerate the adoption of Kubernetes, and optimize their existing stack, with machine learning. It scans K8s to make infrastructure and cloud-native applications reliable, resilient, and observable.
Helios and KubeAdvisor can be primarily classified as "Container" tools.
Some of the features offered by Helios are:
- Helios is pragmatic.
- Helios fits into the way you already do ops.
- Hihgly scalable
On the other hand, KubeAdvisor provides the following key features:
- Performance by continuously watching throttled containers/apps and recommending improvements
- Utilization by comparing used resources with the available capacity to reallocate them based on variable workloads
- Cost Optimization by suggesting changes at the VM level to save money in case of cloud infrastructure or identify the best configurations if you are running Kubernetes on-prem
Helios is an open source tool with 2.03K GitHub stars and 247 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Helios's open source repository on GitHub.