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Spinnaker vs Terraform: What are the differences?

Spinnaker: Multi-cloud continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes with high velocity and confidence. Created at Netflix, it has been battle-tested in production by hundreds of teams over millions of deployments. It combines a powerful and flexible pipeline management system with integrations to the major cloud providers; Terraform: Describe your complete infrastructure as code and build resources across providers. With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.

Spinnaker belongs to "Continuous Deployment" category of the tech stack, while Terraform can be primarily classified under "Infrastructure Build Tools".

Spinnaker and Terraform are both open source tools. It seems that Terraform with 17.7K GitHub stars and 4.83K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Spinnaker with 6.27K GitHub stars and 902 GitHub forks.

What is Spinnaker?

Created at Netflix, it has been battle-tested in production by hundreds of teams over millions of deployments. It combines a powerful and flexible pipeline management system with integrations to the major cloud providers.

What is Terraform?

With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.

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        What are some alternatives to Spinnaker and Terraform?
        Jenkins
        In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
        Rancher
        Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
        GitLab
        GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
        Argo
        Argo is an open source container-native workflow engine for getting work done on Kubernetes. Argo is implemented as a Kubernetes CRD (Custom Resource Definition).
        Buddy
        Git platform for web and software developers with Docker-based tools for Continuous Integration and Deployment.
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        Royal Icing uses TerraformTerraform

        Terraform makes it so easy to deploy AWS and Google Cloud services, with the declarative approach avoiding so many headaches of manual work and possible mistakes.

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        Bùi Thanh uses TerraformTerraform
        • Infrastructure as Code.
        • Central tool to deploy all infratructure: AWS, CloudFlare, StatusCake
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        Prime Technologies uses TerraformTerraform

        The entire AWS environments is described and setup using Terraform.

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        Binded uses TerraformTerraform

        All of our infrastructure is stored as code thanks to Terraform.

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        Razorpay uses TerraformTerraform

        We orchestrate our AWS infrastructure using Terraform.

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