skaffold VS ingress-nginx

Compare skaffold vs ingress-nginx and see what are their differences.


Easy and Repeatable Kubernetes Development (by GoogleContainerTools)


NGINX Ingress Controller for Kubernetes (by kubernetes)
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skaffold ingress-nginx
30 64
12,168 11,606
1.0% 1.7%
9.8 9.5
5 days ago 5 days ago
Go Go
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of skaffold. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-16.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ingress-nginx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing skaffold and ingress-nginx you can also consider the following projects:

devspace - DevSpace - The Fastest Developer Tool for Kubernetes ⚑ Automate your deployment workflow with DevSpace and develop software directly inside Kubernetes.

metallb - A network load-balancer implementation for Kubernetes using standard routing protocols

traefik - The Cloud Native Application Proxy

okteto - Develop your applications directly in your Kubernetes Cluster

telepresence - Local development against a remote Kubernetes or OpenShift cluster

Bazel - a fast, scalable, multi-language and extensible build system

garden - Automation for Kubernetes development and testing. Spin up production-like environments for development, testing, and CI on demand. Use the same configuration and workflows at every step of the process. Speed up your builds and test runs via shared result caching.

helm - The Kubernetes Package Manager

tilt-extensions - Extensions for Tilt

k8s-helm-helmfile - Project which compares 3 approaches to deploy apps on Kubernetes cluster (using kubectl, helm & helmfile)

external-dns - Configure external DNS servers (AWS Route53, Google CloudDNS and others) for Kubernetes Ingresses and Services

haproxy-ingress - HAProxy Ingress