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Nomad vs OpenStack: What are the differences?

What is Nomad? 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.

What is OpenStack? Open source software for building private and public clouds. OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.

Nomad and OpenStack are primarily classified as "Cluster Management" and "Open Source Cloud" tools respectively.

Nomad is an open source tool with 4.86K GitHub stars and 882 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nomad's open source repository on GitHub.

PayPal, HubSpot, and Wikipedia are some of the popular companies that use OpenStack, whereas Nomad is used by CircleCI, LendUp, and Wealthsimple. OpenStack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 66 company stacks & 50 developers stacks; compared to Nomad, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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.

What is OpenStack?

OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.
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      What are some alternatives to Nomad and OpenStack?
      Kubernetes
      Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
      Apache Mesos
      Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
      DC/OS
      Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications.
      Mesosphere
      Mesosphere offers a layer of software that organizes your machines, VMs, and cloud instances and lets applications draw from a single pool of intelligently- and dynamically-allocated resources, increasing efficiency and reducing operational complexity.
      kops
      It helps you create, destroy, upgrade and maintain production-grade, highly available, Kubernetes clusters from the command line. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is currently officially supported, with GCE in beta support , and VMware vSphere in alpha, and other platforms planned.
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      STILLWATER SUPERCOMPUTING INC uses OpenStackOpenStack

      IaaS for our core private cloud, and with AWS, HP Helion, and Rackspace to burst to public clouds to create a multi-sourced hybrid cloud setup.

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      Yechan Kim uses OpenStackOpenStack

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      Avatar of SHOUTca.st
      SHOUTca.st uses OpenStackOpenStack

      Used for object storage + public cloud for a few machines

      Avatar of Mohinish Basha
      Mohinish Basha uses NomadNomad

      Container & Job Scheduler & Cluster Management

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      exana uses NomadNomad

      To get those jobs running.

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