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Cloud Foundry vs Apache Mesos: What are the differences?

What is Cloud Foundry? Deploy and scale applications in seconds on your choice of private or public cloud. Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications.

What is Apache Mesos? Develop and run resource-efficient distributed systems. Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.

Cloud Foundry can be classified as a tool in the "Platform as a Service" category, while Apache Mesos is grouped under "Cluster Management".

Some of the features offered by Cloud Foundry are:

  • Application and services centric lifecycle API
  • High performance dynamic routing
  • Buildpack support

On the other hand, Apache Mesos provides the following key features:

  • Fault-tolerant replicated master using ZooKeeper
  • Scalability to 10,000s of nodes
  • Isolation between tasks with Linux Containers

Cloud Foundry is an open source tool with 605 GitHub stars and 532 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cloud Foundry's open source repository on GitHub.

Airbnb, Netflix, and Twitter are some of the popular companies that use Apache Mesos, whereas Cloud Foundry is used by Intel, VMware, and SBT Aqua. Apache Mesos has a broader approval, being mentioned in 61 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to Cloud Foundry, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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Pros of Cloud Foundry
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    Perfectly aligned with springboot
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    Free distributed tracing (zipkin)
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    Application health management
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    Free service discovery (Eureka)
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    Easy scaling
  • 6
    Web UI
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    Fault-Tolerant
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    Elastic Distributed System
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    High-Available

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Cons of Cloud Foundry
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      Not for long term
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      Depends on Zookeeper

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    What is Cloud Foundry?

    Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications.

    What is Apache Mesos?

    Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.

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