carvel VS carvel-ytt

Compare carvel vs carvel-ytt 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)


YAML templating tool that works on YAML structure instead of text (by vmware-tanzu)
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carvel carvel-ytt
5 6
162 1,065
6.8% 2.8%
9.7 9.1
3 days ago 2 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-ytt. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-14.

What are some alternatives?

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

kustomize - Customization of kubernetes YAML configurations

hull - The incredible HULL - Helm Uniform Layer Library - is a Helm library chart to improve Helm chart based workflows

tanka - Flexible, reusable and concise configuration for Kubernetes

cue - CUE has moved to

strictyaml - Type-safe YAML parser and validator.

hjson-js - Hjson for JavaScript

homebrew-carvel - Provides tools from via Homebrew package.

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

json5 - JSON5 — JSON for humans

kapitan - Generic templated configuration management for Kubernetes, Terraform and other things

asdf-carvel - k14s asdf plugin