Kitematic vs Traefik: What are the differences?
Kitematic: The easiest way to start using Docker on your Mac. Simple Docker App management for Mac OS X; Traefik: Load Balancer for Microservices. Træfɪk is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease. It supports several backends (Docker, Swarm, Mesos/Marathon, Kubernetes, Consul, Etcd, Zookeeper, BoltDB, Rest API, file...) to manage its configuration automatically and dynamically.
Kitematic and Traefik are primarily classified as "Container" and "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" tools respectively.
"I like it because it sucks" is the primary reason why developers consider Kitematic over the competitors, whereas "Kubernetes integration" was stated as the key factor in picking Traefik.
Kitematic and Traefik are both open source tools. Traefik with 23.2K GitHub stars and 2.4K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kitematic with 10.5K GitHub stars and 1.26K GitHub forks.
Docplanner, Viadeo, and Condé Nast are some of the popular companies that use Traefik, whereas Kitematic is used by Docker, Car Throttle, and Athento. Traefik has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 20 developers stacks; compared to Kitematic, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.