carvel VS carvel-imgpkg

Compare carvel vs carvel-imgpkg and see what are their differences.


Carvel provides a set of reliable, single-purpose, composable tools that aid in your application building, configuration, and deployment to Kubernetes. This repo contains information regarding the Carvel open-source community. (by vmware-tanzu)


Store application configuration files in Docker/OCI registries (by vmware-tanzu)
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carvel carvel-imgpkg
5 1
165 115
8.5% 1.7%
9.7 9.2
about 24 hours ago 12 days ago
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of carvel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-27.


Posts with mentions or reviews of carvel-imgpkg. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-07-04.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing carvel and carvel-imgpkg you can also consider the following projects:

carvel-kapp - kapp is a simple deployment tool focused on the concept of "Kubernetes application" — a set of resources with the same label

carvel-kbld - kbld seamlessly incorporates image building and image pushing into your development and deployment workflows

terraform-provider-carvel - Carvel Terraform provider with resources for ytt and kapp to template and deploy to Kubernetes

asdf-carvel - k14s asdf plugin

carvel-kapp-controller - Continuous delivery and package management for Kubernetes.

hcl - HCL is the HashiCorp configuration language.

homebrew-carvel - Provides tools from via Homebrew package.

carvel-kwt - Kubernetes Workstation Tools CLI

kubernetes-the-hard-way - Bootstrap Kubernetes the hard way on Google Cloud Platform. No scripts.

carvel-vendir - Easy way to vendor portions of git repos, github releases, helm charts, docker image contents, etc. declaratively

mgmt - Next generation distributed, event-driven, parallel config management!

carvel-docker-image - Source for that includes various Carvel tools