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Supervisor Alternatives

Supervisor is described as 'client/server system that allows its users to monitor and control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Supervisor for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is systemd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Supervisor are runit, OpenRC, eudev and sysvinit.

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  • Linux
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    systemd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to systemd 

    systemd is a replacement for the init daemon for Linux (either System V or BSD-style). It is intended to provide a better framework for expressing services' dependencies, allow more work to be done concurrently at system startup, and to reduce shell overhead.

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  2. runit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    13 alternatives to runit 

    runit is a cross-platform Unix init scheme with service supervision, a replacement for sysvinit, and other init schemes. It runs on GNU/Linux, *BSD, MacOSX, Solaris, and can easily be adapted to other Unix operating systems.

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  3. OpenRC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    10 alternatives to OpenRC 

    OpenRC is a dependency-based init system that works with the system provided init program, normally /sbin/init. It is not a replacement for /sbin/init. OpenRC is 100% compatible with Gentoo init scripts, which means you can probably find one for the daemons you want to start in...

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    1.  LightweightOpenRC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    • eudev

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      6 alternatives to eudev 

      eudev is a fork of systemd with the aim of isolating udev from any particular flavor of system initialization. This is a project started by Gentoo developers to ensure udev remains system initialization and distribution neutral.

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      sysvinit

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      11 alternatives to sysvinit 

      The Sysvinit package contains programs for controlling the startup, running, and shutdown of the system.

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    • nosh

      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • BSD
      11 alternatives to nosh 

      The nosh package is a suite of system-level utilities for initializing and running a BSD or Linux system, and for managing daemons.

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    • finit

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      11 alternatives to finit 

      Finit is a small SysV init replacement with process supervision similar to that of daemontools and runit. Its focus is on small and embedded GNU/Linux systems, although fully functional on standard server and desktop installations.

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      systemE

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      13 alternatives to systemE 

      Using the tooling in this repo, I am able to boot from linux to sinit as PID1, and from there to Emacs acting as PID2 using --script mode, performing all typical rc.boot system initialization using Emacs lisp until we hit the getty.

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      PM2

      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      4 alternatives to PM2 

      Advanced process manager for production Node.js applications. Load balancer, logs facility, startup script, micro service management, at a glance.

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    • procd

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • OpenWrt
      8 alternatives to procd 

      procd is a process and system init service for OpenWRT. It's less resource intensive as it's intended for embedded devices, works with busybox and uClib, hotplug2, libubox and ubus. It watches configuration files to start or restart services and init scripts

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