Jib vs Titus: What are the differences?
Jib: Containerize your Java application (by Google). Jib builds Docker and OCI images for your Java applications and is available as plugins for Maven and Gradle; Titus: A container management platform by Netflix. Titus is a container management platform that provides scalable and reliable container execution and cloud-native integration with Amazon AWS. Titus was built internally at Netflix and is used in production to power Netflix streaming, recommendation, and content systems.
Jib and Titus belong to "Container Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Jib are:
- Fast - Deploy your changes fast. Jib separates your application into multiple layers, splitting dependencies from classes. Now you don’t have to wait for Docker to rebuild your entire Java application - just deploy the layers that changed.
- Reproducible - Rebuilding your container image with the same contents always generates the same image. Never trigger an unnecessary update again.
- Daemonless - Reduce your CLI dependencies. Build your Docker image from within Maven or Gradle and push to any registry of your choice. No more writing Dockerfiles and calling docker build/push.
On the other hand, Titus provides the following key features:
- A production ready container platform - Titus is run in production at Netflix, managing thousands of AWS EC2 instances and launching hundreds of thousands of containers daily for both batch and service workloads.
- Cloud-native integrations with AWS - Titus integrates with AWS services, such as VPC networking, IAM and Security Group concepts, Application Load Balancing, and EC2 capacity management. These integrations enable many cloud services to work seamlessly with containers.
- Netflix OSS integration - Titus works natively with many existing Netflix OSS projects, including Spinnaker, Eureka, Archaius, and Atlas among others.
Jib and Titus are both open source tools. Jib with 7.1K GitHub stars and 606 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Titus with 1.83K GitHub stars and 97 GitHub forks.