karpenter VS autoscaler

Compare karpenter vs autoscaler and see what are their differences.


Kubernetes Node Autoscaling: built for flexibility, performance, and simplicity. (by aws)


Autoscaling components for Kubernetes (by kubernetes)
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karpenter autoscaler
9 37
2,784 5,642
7.4% 2.7%
9.8 9.5
3 days ago 4 days ago
Go Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of karpenter. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-22.


Posts with mentions or reviews of autoscaler. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-12.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing karpenter and autoscaler you can also consider the following projects:

k3s-aws-terraform-cluster - Deploy an high available K3s cluster on Amazon AWS

aws-ebs-csi-driver - CSI driver for Amazon EBS https://aws.amazon.com/ebs/

cluster-proportional-autoscaler - Kubernetes Cluster Proportional Autoscaler Container

bedrock - Automation for Production Kubernetes Clusters with a GitOps Workflow


aws-node-termination-handler - Gracefully handle EC2 instance shutdown within Kubernetes


descheduler - Descheduler for Kubernetes

fast_check_once - Fast One Time Predicate Checker

k3s - Lightweight Kubernetes

java-buildpack - Heroku Cloud Native Buildpack for Java

terraform - Terraform enables you to safely and predictably create, change, and improve infrastructure. It is an open source tool that codifies APIs into declarative configuration files that can be shared amongst team members, treated as code, edited, reviewed, and versioned.