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Pulumi vs. Others

Pulumi is a cloud native infrastructure as code project. It lets you provision and manage resources, across many clouds (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Kubernetes, OpenStack), using your favorite language. It works great for a wide range of cloud infrastructures and applications, including containers, virtual machines, databases, cloud services, serverless.

Because of this broad array of supported scenarios, there are many tools that overlap with Pulumi’s capabilities. Many of these are complementary and can be used together, whereas some are “either or” decisions.

Here are several useful comparisons that will help you understand Pulumi’s place in the cloud tooling ecosystem: