Broadcom Automic Automation vs. HashiCorp Nomad

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Broadcom Automic Automation
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Broadcom Automic Automation (formerly the CA Automic Business Automation Platform)is a workload automation and release / deployment management offering supported by Broadcom, which provides an open, scalable and unified approach to driving automation across, enableing the user to reduce time-to-value and increase business agility by using automation as the backbone of digital transformation.N/A
HashiCorp Nomad
Score 9.5 out of 10
N/A
Nomad, from HashiCorp, is presented as a simple, flexible, and production-grade workload orchestrator that enables organizations to deploy, manage, and scale any application, containerized, legacy or batch jobs, across multiple regions, on private and public clouds. Nomad's workload support enables an organization to run containerized, non containerized, and batch applications through a single workflow. Nomad is available open source, or via a supported enterprise plan.N/A
Pricing
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
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Workload Automation
Comparison of Workload Automation features of Product A and Product B
Broadcom Automic Automation
8.4
4 Ratings
1% above category average
HashiCorp Nomad
-
Ratings
Multi-platform scheduling9.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Central monitoring8.14 Ratings00 Ratings
Logging8.34 Ratings00 Ratings
Alerts and notifications8.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Analysis and visualization8.14 Ratings00 Ratings
Application integration8.34 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Broadcom Automic AutomationHashiCorp Nomad
Likelihood to Recommend
8.2
(4 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Support Rating
4.5
(4 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Broadcom Automic AutomationHashiCorp Nomad
Likelihood to Recommend
Broadcom
This product has huge capacity to run millions of jobs per month, can serve to enterprise level of business. If client is looking for platform base solution which can be deployed on-prem or cloud base technologies then this solution works well. It has very good licensing mechanism which is based on number of agents, and there is no limitation of number of jobs run. So client has not to worry on limitation of jobs and can scale of the automation in the environment. This reduced the total cost of ownership of product. Self service automation feature can reduce the client automation cost significantly. it has good batch job coverages from Mainframe to Microservices.
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HashiCorp
Nomad is well suited for organizations who wish to tackle the problem of cloud computing with as little opinion as possible. Where competing tools like Kubernetes limit the concept of "batteries included," Nomad relies on engineers understanding the missing components and filling them in as necessary. The benefit of Nomad is the ability to build a system out of small pieces with the cost of having more complexity at a system level compared to alternatives.
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Pros
Broadcom
  • Wide range of internal functions
  • Many interfaces (incoming and outgoing)
  • Modern, web-based user interface
  • Strong roadmap with topics such as containerisation and AI
  • High throughput possible (> 1 million executions per day)
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HashiCorp
  • Nomad is incredibly simple by nature, following the Linux philosophy of doing one thing great. That one thing for Nomad is job scheduling.
  • Nomad is a modern tool, written in Go with a large community and maintained by HashiCorp.
  • Implementation of Nomad is very simple since it is a single binary.
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Cons
Broadcom
  • Could improve the framework.
  • Could improve the underlying coding standards.
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HashiCorp
  • Nomad only handles one part of a full platform. Expertise and vision are required in implementing an entire system that is functional enough for an organization to rely on. This includes other tools to handle things like secrets, service discovery, network routing, etc.
  • Nomad is delayed in some modern functionality, like features for service-mesh and open tracing. These features are on the tool's roadmap, but there's currently no native support. These paradigms can be established still, but require more expertise outside of Nomad itself.
  • Nomad is not the leading tool for this space, and as such risks being left behind by tools with much greater support, such as Kubernetes.
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Likelihood to Renew
Broadcom
Automic is a very strong Automation Platform which enable us to implement user requirements quickly.
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HashiCorp
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Support Rating
Broadcom
I have not used Automic One Automation Platform (formerly CA Automic Automation Platform) support.
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HashiCorp
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Alternatives Considered
Broadcom
1. Cost was the major factor without compromising the automation service which this product delivered. Other products are expensive and deliver the same outcome. 2. Limitation of job run, Broadcom Automic Automation allows to run unlimited jobs and helps to increase automation capability. 3. Number of automation packs available with no extra license cost. 4. Depth of coverage of technologies for batch job automation. 5. Required less number of hardware to achieve high availability.
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HashiCorp
Nomad's primary competitor is Kubernetes, specifically its scheduling component. Kubernetes is a much more complete system that will handle more things than job scheduling, including service discovery, secrets management, and service routing. There also exists a much larger community support for Kubernetes vs Nomad. One might say Kubernetes is the safer choice between the two. Kubernetes is the complete "operating system" for cloud computing, but with it includes complexities that are "Kubernetes" specific. The decision really comes down to a mindset of monolith vs components. With Kubernetes, I would argue you choose the entire system as a whole. With Nomad, you design your system piece by piece. There is no wrong answer.
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Return on Investment
Broadcom
  • Improved SAP automation thereby giving good returns.
  • Provides mail integration which further widens automation scope and profits.
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HashiCorp
  • Nomad has allowed our organization to deploy quicker and more frequently with a lower failure rate.
  • Nomad has brought in consistency from an operations perspective.
  • Nomad's performance allows us to scale infinitely while providing functionality that reduces mean time to repair (canary deploys, versioning, rollbacks, etc).
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