Resoto vs. Gruntwork cloud-nuke
Resoto can be used as an alternative to Gruntwork's cloud-nuke.
cloud-nuke is an open-source CLI tool that finds and deletes AWS resources.
Similarities Between Resoto and cloud-nuke
With both Resoto and cloud-nuke, you can:
- Inspect AWS resources
- Delete AWS resources
- Exclude AWS resources from deletion
Differences Between Resoto and cloud-nuke
Gruntwork specializes in AWS infrastructure, so cloud-nuke only supports AWS.
|Resource Coverage||Supports over 200 AWS resource types and all AWS regions.||Supports about 50 AWS resource types.|
|Full-Text Search||Creates an inventory of discovered resources and offers full-text search as an easy way to explore your cloud inventory.||Lacks search capabilities.|
|Discovery||Discovers resources and creates full snapshots of your asset inventory with resource metadata.||Creates a simple list of detected resources without resource metadata or configuration data.|
|Cleanup||Performs dependency-aware resource cleanup, deleting resources in the required order based on delete dependencies.||Attempts to remove dependent sub-resources for VPCs. Lacks support for non-VPC delete dependencies.|
|Syntax||Offers intuitive commands and first-class support for automations.||Requires tedious authoring of scripts and editing of configuration files to customize cleanup actions.|
|Performance||Separates data ingest, transformations, storage, and queries for a scalable approach to analyzing infrastructure.||Completes resource analysis and cleanup in an ephemeral environment.|