Lando vs KubeAdvisor: What are the differences?
Developers describe Lando as "An open source, local development environment and DevOps tool *". It's a free, open source, cross-platform, local development environment and DevOps tool built on Docker container technology and developed by Tandem. Designed to work with most major languages, frameworks and services, it provides an easy way for developers of all skill levels to specify simple or complex requirements for their projects, and then quickly get to work on them. 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.
Lando and KubeAdvisor can be categorized as "Container" tools.
Some of the features offered by Lando are:
- Mimicking your production environment locally
- Integrating with hosting providers like Pantheon
- Running CI tests locally, running local tests in CI
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
Lando is an open source tool with 1.94K GitHub stars and 351 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Lando's open source repository on GitHub.