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Apache Mesos vs Nomad: What are the differences?

Developers describe Apache Mesos as "Develop and run resource-efficient distributed systems". Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers. On the other hand, Nomad is detailed as "A cluster manager and scheduler". Nomad is a cluster manager, designed for both long lived services and short lived batch processing workloads. Developers use a declarative job specification to submit work, and Nomad ensures constraints are satisfied and resource utilization is optimized by efficient task packing. Nomad supports all major operating systems and virtualized, containerized, or standalone applications.

Apache Mesos and Nomad belong to "Cluster Management" category of the tech stack.

Nomad is an open source tool with 4.93K GitHub stars and 893 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nomad's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Apache Mesos has a broader approval, being mentioned in 61 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to Nomad, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Apache Mesos
Pros of Nomad
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    Easy scaling
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    Web UI
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    Fault-Tolerant
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    Elastic Distributed System
  • 1
    High-Available
  • 6
    Built in Consul integration
  • 5
    Easy setup
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    Bult-in Vault integration
  • 3
    Built-in federation support
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    Autoscaling support
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    Self-healing
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    Nice ACL
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    Managable by terraform
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    Open source
  • 1
    Simple
  • 1
    Flexible
  • 1
    Multiple workload support
  • 1
    Bult-in Vault inegration
  • 1
    Stable

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Cons of Apache Mesos
Cons of Nomad
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    Not for long term
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    Depends on Zookeeper
  • 3
    Easy to start with
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    HCL language for configuration, an unpopular DSL
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    Small comunity

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What is Apache Mesos?

Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.

What is Nomad?

Nomad is a cluster manager, designed for both long lived services and short lived batch processing workloads. Developers use a declarative job specification to submit work, and Nomad ensures constraints are satisfied and resource utilization is optimized by efficient task packing. Nomad supports all major operating systems and virtualized, containerized, or standalone applications.

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