Kubernetes logoKubernetes  vs.  Stacktape logoStacktape

Kubernetes is a popular and widely adopted tool for orchestrating containers.

However, it comes with great architectural, configuration, operational and financial overhead.

Stacktape's Advantages

Developer friendly

Stacktape is usable by every developer. No DevOps, Cloud or infrastructure expertise is required.

Fully managed

All resources supported by Stacktape are fully managed. They remove a lot of responsibility from your shoulders.

Fully featured development framework

Stacktape handles all of the common tasks required to develop and run cloud applications, including application deployments, testing, debugging & much more.

Optimized build process

Stacktape supports zero-config, heavily optimized parallel builds with advanced caching.

Programmatic SDK

Stacktape includes both CLI and SDK (currently supported for Javascript and Typescript). It allows you to easily build complicated deployment pipelines.

Better developer experience

Stacktape is simple, well-documented and easily customizable. Everything is properly validated. Error messages are descriptive and include hints.

Editor extension

Stacktape comes with a VS code editor extension to further improve developer experience with validation, autocompletion and built-in documentation.

Development studio (coming soon)

Stacktape development studio is a graphical user interface. It's a convenient way to manage and test your applications and infrastructure.

Client SDKs (coming soon)

Client SDKs (for web, mobile and more) can be used within your application to help with most common tasks (authenticating users, uploading files, etc.).

Stacktape's Disadvantages

Not open-source

Stacktape is a SaaS product. But it comes with a free tier.

Smaller community

Being a new product, Stacktape doesn't have a large community yet.

Public cloud only

Stacktape is not usable with on-premise infastructure.

Always happy to answer your questions.

You can always reach us on our community Slack channel.

For feature requests and bug reports, please create a GitHub issue.

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