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Nomad vs Traefik: What are the differences?

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; 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.

Nomad and Traefik are primarily classified as "Cluster Management" and "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" tools respectively.

Nomad and Traefik are both open source tools. It seems that Traefik with 23.2K GitHub stars and 2.4K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Nomad with 4.93K GitHub stars and 893 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Traefik has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 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 Nomad
Pros of Traefik
  • 6
    Built in Consul integration
  • 5
    Easy setup
  • 4
    Bult-in Vault integration
  • 3
    Built-in federation support
  • 1
    Autoscaling support
  • 1
    Self-healing
  • 1
    Bult-in Vault inegration
  • 1
    Managable by terraform
  • 1
    Open source
  • 1
    Multiple workload support
  • 1
    Nice ACL
  • 1
    Stable
  • 1
    Flexible
  • 1
    Simple
  • 19
    Kubernetes integration
  • 16
    Watch service discovery updates
  • 12
    Letsencrypt support
  • 12
    Swarm integration
  • 11
    Several backends
  • 4
    Rancher integration
  • 4
    Ready-to-use dashboard
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Mantl integration
  • 1
    Mesos integration

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Cons of Nomad
Cons of Traefik
  • 3
    Easy to start with
  • 1
    HCL language for configuration, an unpopular DSL
  • 1
    Small comunity
  • 7
    Complicated setup
  • 6
    Not very performant (fast)

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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 Traefik?

A modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer that makes deploying microservices easy. Traefik integrates with your existing infrastructure components and configures itself automatically and dynamically.

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What are some alternatives to Nomad and Traefik?
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.
YARN Hadoop
Its fundamental idea is to split up the functionalities of resource management and job scheduling/monitoring into separate daemons. The idea is to have a global ResourceManager (RM) and per-application ApplicationMaster (AM).
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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