sops VS Vault

Compare sops vs Vault and see what are their differences.


Simple and flexible tool for managing secrets (by mozilla)


A tool for secrets management, encryption as a service, and privileged access management (by hashicorp)
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sops Vault
43 51
8,690 22,267
2.7% 1.1%
4.9 9.7
19 days ago 5 days ago
Go Go
Mozilla Public License 2.0 Mozilla Public License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of sops. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-13.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Vault. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-12.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing sops and Vault you can also consider the following projects:

sealed-secrets - A Kubernetes controller and tool for one-way encrypted Secrets

vault-secrets-operator - Create Kubernetes secrets from Vault for a secure GitOps based workflow.

etcd - Distributed reliable key-value store for the most critical data of a distributed system

git-crypt - Transparent file encryption in git

minio - High Performance, Kubernetes Native Object Storage

bitwarden_rs - Unofficial Bitwarden compatible server written in Rust, formerly known as bitwarden_rs [Moved to:]

Dokku - A docker-powered PaaS that helps you build and manage the lifecycle of applications

kratos - Next-gen identity server (think Auth0, Okta, Firebase) with Ory-hardened authentication, MFA, FIDO2, profile management, identity schemas, social sign in, registration, account recovery, and IoT auth. Golang, headless, API-only - without templating or theming headaches.

helm-secrets - A helm plugin that help manage secrets with Git workflow and store them anywhere

argocd-operator - A Kubernetes operator for managing Argo CD clusters.

atlantis - Terraform Pull Request Automation

argo-cd - Declarative continuous deployment for Kubernetes.