carvel VS carvel-kapp

Compare carvel vs carvel-kapp 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)


kapp is a simple deployment tool focused on the concept of "Kubernetes application" — a set of resources with the same label (by vmware-tanzu)
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carvel carvel-kapp
5 3
162 638
6.8% 1.9%
9.7 8.9
3 days ago 3 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-kapp. 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-kapp you can also consider the following projects:

kubevela - The Modern Application Platform.

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

carvel-ytt - YAML templating tool that works on YAML structure instead of text

asdf-carvel - k14s asdf plugin

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

carvel-kwt - Kubernetes Workstation Tools CLI

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

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

hcl - HCL is the HashiCorp configuration language.

homebrew-carvel - Provides tools from via Homebrew package.

k8scr - Kubernetes Container Registry

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