chart-releaser VS helm-diff

Compare chart-releaser vs helm-diff and see what are their differences.


Hosting Helm Charts via GitHub Pages and Releases (by helm)


A helm plugin that shows a diff explaining what a helm upgrade would change (by databus23)
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chart-releaser helm-diff
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8.6 8.8
3 days ago 10 days ago
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Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of chart-releaser. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-22.


Posts with mentions or reviews of helm-diff. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-10-09.
  • Kong Gateway on AWS EKS: A Journey into Cloud-native API Management
    1 project | | 16 Jan 2024
    #!/usr/bin/env bash set -euo pipefail cd "$(dirname "$0")/.." source scripts/ green "Installing Kubectl" install_kubectl green "Installing helm version => ${HELM_VERSION}" install_helm green "Setting up Kong Helm Repo" helm repo add kong helm repo update green "Installing Helm Diff Plugin" helm plugin install || true green "Setting up AWS Auth" setup_aws_auth green "Set the current namespace" kubectl config set-context --current --namespace=${KONG_NAME}-kong green "Validating VPA Config => ${KONG_NAME}-kong-vpa" kubectl diff -f ${KONG_NAME}/vpa.yaml || true if [[ "${KONG_NAME}" == prd ]]; then green "Validating Ingress => ${KONG_NAME}-kong-ingress" kubectl diff -f ${KONG_NAME}/ingress.yaml || true fi green "Validating Kong => ${KONG_NAME}" helm diff upgrade \ --install \ "${KONG_NAME}" \ kong/kong \ --namespace "${NAMESPACE}" \ -f ${KONG_NAME}/kong.yaml \ --set-file dblessConfig.config=${KONG_NAME}/declarative.yaml \ --version 2.6.3
  • Simplified Deployment: A Deep Dive into Containerization and Helm
    6 projects | | 9 Oct 2023
    helm plugin install helm plugin install helm plugin install
  • difftool to generate config with only new changes
    2 projects | /r/kubernetes | 18 May 2023
  • GKE with Consul Service Mesh
    29 projects | | 3 Dec 2022
    helm-diff plugin to see differences about what will be deployed.
  • Falling for Kubernetes
    11 projects | | 9 Aug 2022
    There's Helm plugin ( that show diff results for you, for example

        helm diff upgrade   --namespace 
  • Helm Diff
    1 project | /r/helm | 1 Mar 2022
  • Cannot update statefulset?
    1 project | /r/kubernetes | 19 Aug 2021
  • Bitnami Sealed Secrets - How To Store Kubernetes Secrets In Git Repositories
    2 projects | /r/kubernetes | 6 Jan 2021
    So helm secrets is a helm plugin, not quite native. It requires the helm diff plugin as well.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing chart-releaser and helm-diff you can also consider the following projects:

chartmuseum - helm chart repository server