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Azk vs libvirt: What are the differences?

Developers describe Azk as "A lightweight open source engine to orchestrate development environments". azk lets developers easily and quickly install and configure development environments on their computers. On the other hand, libvirt is detailed as "An open-source virtualization API". It is an open-source API, daemon and management tool for managing platform virtualization. It can be used to manage KVM, Xen, VMware ESXi, QEMU and other virtualization technologies.

Azk and libvirt can be categorized as "Virtual Machine Management" tools.

Azk is an open source tool with 895 GitHub stars and 61 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Azk's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Azk
Pros of libvirt
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    Easy setup
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    Preview and use ANY project, hassle-free
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    Low overhead
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    VirtIO direct hardware access
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    Can fully manage via CLI or VirtManager
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    Native hypervisor
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    Native KVM and QEMU
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    Fast
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    Built into most Linux distros
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    Free
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    VirtIO direct hardware support

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What is Azk?

azk lets developers easily and quickly install and configure development environments on their computers.

What is libvirt?

It is an open-source API, daemon and management tool for managing platform virtualization. It can be used to manage KVM, Xen, VMware ESXi, QEMU and other virtualization technologies.

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What are some alternatives to Azk and libvirt?
Vagrant
Vagrant provides the framework and configuration format to create and manage complete portable development environments. These development environments can live on your computer or in the cloud, and are portable between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
boot2docker
boot2docker is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Tiny Core Linux made specifically to run Docker containers. It runs completely from RAM, weighs ~27MB and boots in ~5s (YMMV).
XenServer
It is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures. It is used in the world's largest clouds and enterprises.
Otto
Otto automatically builds development environments without any configuration; it can detect your project type and has built-in knowledge of industry-standard tools to setup a development environment that is ready to go. When you're ready to deploy, otto builds and manages an infrastructure, sets up servers, builds, and deploys the application.
PuPHPet
It is a web application that allows you to easily and quickly generate custom Vagrant and Puppet controlled virtual machines.
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