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What is Vagrant?

Vagrant provides the framework and configuration format to create and manage complete portable development environments. These development environments can live on your computer or in the cloud, and are portable between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

What is Hyper? is a secure container hosting service. What makes it different from AWS (Amazon Web Services) is that you don't start servers, but start docker images directly from Docker Hub or other registries.


Why do developers choose Vagrant?
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    Why do developers choose Hyper?
    Why do you like Hyper?


    What are the cons of using Vagrant?
    Downsides of Vagrant?

    What are the cons of using Hyper?
    No Cons submitted yet for Hyper
    Downsides of Hyper?


    How much does Vagrant cost?
    How much does Hyper cost?
    Hyper Pricing


    What companies use Vagrant?
    750 companies on StackShare use Vagrant
    What companies use Hyper?
    2 companies on StackShare use Hyper


    What tools integrate with Vagrant?
    21 tools on StackShare integrate with Vagrant
    What tools integrate with Hyper?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Hyper

    What are some alternatives to Vagrant and Hyper?

    • boot2docker - Lightweight Linux for Docker
    • Otto - Development and Deployment Made Easy. The successor to Vagrant
    • Azk - A lightweight open source engine to orchestrate development environments

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