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etcd

A distributed consistent key-value store for shared configuration and service discovery
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What is etcd?

etcd is a distributed key value store that provides a reliable way to store data across a cluster of machines. It’s open-source and available on GitHub. etcd gracefully handles master elections during network partitions and will tolerate machine failure, including the master.
etcd is a tool in the Open Source Service Discovery category of a tech stack.
etcd is an open source tool with 34.9K GitHub stars and 7.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to etcd's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses etcd?

Companies
44 companies reportedly use etcd in their tech stacks, including Monzo, Shimo Website, and Ocado Technology.

Developers
167 developers on StackShare have stated that they use etcd.

etcd Integrations

Traefik, Patroni, Vulcand, Torus, and Kocho are some of the popular tools that integrate with etcd. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with etcd.
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Consol integration

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etcd Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to etcd?
Consul
Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
Zookeeper
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.
Redis
Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Cassandra
Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.
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etcd's Followers
286 developers follow etcd to keep up with related blogs and decisions.