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"I like the function that shows me a preview of what is happening in the infrastructure.""The solution allows us to work faster with ease and to set up new environments and workspaces.""The state backend, automated describe functionality, modular structures, and variablization using templates are most valuable.""One of the most valuable features is that it offers the ability to create a VPC, Virtual Private Cloud and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated without having to do it manually.""The most valuable feature is the support for different platforms like cloud, datacenters, VCS, databases, various storage types, and Kubernetes.""One of the most valuable features is that it offers the ability to create a VPC, Virtual Private Cloud and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated without having to do it manually.""The ARM template is very easy to work with, which is a big help to us."

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"Spring Cloud integrates well."

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"They have added a feature that helps us to import existing resources to our workspace, but if they can help us to create the code for the import, as well, then it would be a great addition.""I still struggle a bit when configuring VPNs when we have multiple rules. If we have five or six virtual private clouds and we have to give rights between those multiple VPCs, we can have big problems. I think it was a learning curve and then we improved it.""The state locking functionality can be improved. In certain situations, we have to force-unlock the state, which sometimes does not work. When that happens, we have to manually go to the state backend and remove that particular state, which is kind of a cumbersome process. It should also have more functions, more expressions, and support for more products.""On a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of seven; strictly because I was uncomfortable using the ARM template earlier. After another six months, I am sure I will give it a rating of 10, but at this point in time in my experience, I say seven, but not because of the tool itself.""I would like to see a short-term option for a short-term plan.""If you are copying something from a well running machine to a remote machine, there are some issues with the current version, but it is acceptable."

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"If there's a dashboard like the ones provided by Apigee or Kong, that will be useful."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The setup for Terraform is quite easy and currently, we are using their community version along with Jenkins."
  • "They have given it to us at a monthly cost, but it is on a yearly basis."
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  • "Spring Cloud is an open-source solution."
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    The state backend, automated describe functionality, modular structures, and variablization using templates are most valuable.
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    They have given it to us at a monthly cost, but it is on a yearly basis.
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    The state locking functionality can be improved. In certain situations, we have to force-unlock the state, which sometimes does not work. When that happens, we have to manually go to the state backend… more »
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    Spring Cloud integrates well.
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    Spring Cloud is an open-source solution.
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    If there's a dashboard like the ones provided by Apigee or Kong, that will be useful. This is because non-programmers can also go for it. Currently, Spring Cloud is best suited for hardcore… more »
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    Overview

    HashiCorp was founded by Mitchell Hashimoto and Armon Dadgar in 2012 with the goal of revolutionizing datacenter management: application development, delivery, and maintenance.
    The datacenter of today is very different than the datacenter of yesterday, and we think the datacenter of tomorrow is just around the corner. We're writing software to take you all the way from yesterday to today, and then safely to tomorrow and beyond.
    Physical, virtual, containers. Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Windows, Linux, Mac. These are just some of the choices faced when architecting a datacenter of today. And the choice is not one or the other; instead, it is often a combination of many of these.
    HashiCorp builds tools to ease these decisions by presenting solutions that span the gaps. Our tools manage both physical machines and virtual machines, Windows, and Linux, SaaS and IaaS, etc. And we're committed to supporting next-generation technologies, as well.
    HashiCorp was founded and continues to be run by the primary authors of all our core technologies powering thousands of companies worldwide. We speak at conferences and write books related to application and infrastructure management.
    All our foundational technologies are open source and developed openly, and have been since 2010.
    The Tao of HashiCorp is the foundation that guides our vision, roadmap, and product design. As you evaluate using or contributing to HashiCorp's products, it may be valuable to understand the motivations and intentions for our work. Learn more about the Tao of HashiCorp here: https://www.hashicorp.com/tao-of-hashicorp

    Spring Cloud simplifies distributed, microservice-style architecture by implementing proven patterns to bring resilience, reliability, and coordination to your microservices. Using Spring Cloud Services, Pivotal Cloud Foundry customers have a turnkey, secure solution for production operations of this coordination infrastructure - service registry, config server, and circuit breaker dashboard.

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    HashiCorp Terraform is ranked 6th in Configuration Management with 6 reviews while Spring Cloud is ranked 19th in Configuration Management with 1 review. HashiCorp Terraform is rated 8.6, while Spring Cloud is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of HashiCorp Terraform writes "Creating a VPC and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Spring Cloud writes "A code-based customisable solution that integrates easily, but the dashboard could be better". HashiCorp Terraform is most compared with Red Hat Satellite, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, SaltStack, BMC TrueSight Server Automation and Quali CloudShell Pro, whereas Spring Cloud is most compared with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform.

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