Zookeeper vs. SmartStack vs. Serf

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Description

What is Zookeeper?

ZooKeeper is a centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.

What is SmartStack?

Scaling a web infrastructure requires services, and building a service-oriented infrastructure is hard. Make it EASY, with SmartStack’s automated, transparent service discovery and registration: cruise control for your distributed infrastructure.

What is Serf?

Serf is a service discovery and orchestration tool that is decentralized, highly available, and fault tolerant. Serf runs on every major platform: Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It is extremely lightweight: it uses 5 to 10 MB of resident memory and primarily communicates using infrequent UDP messages.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose SmartStack?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Zookeeper?
No Cons submitted yet for Zookeeper
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What are the cons of using SmartStack?
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What are the cons of using Serf?
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Companies

What companies use Zookeeper?
106 companies on StackShare use Zookeeper
What companies use SmartStack?
3 companies on StackShare use SmartStack
What companies use Serf?
4 companies on StackShare use Serf

Integrations

What tools integrate with Zookeeper?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Zookeeper
What tools integrate with SmartStack?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with SmartStack
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What are some alternatives to Zookeeper, SmartStack, and Serf?

  • Consul - A tool for service discovery, monitoring and configuration
  • etcd - A distributed consistent key-value store for shared configuration and service discovery
  • Eureka - AWS Service registry for resilient mid-tier load balancing and failover.
  • SkyDNS - Distributed service for announcement and discovery of services

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