What is Gunnery?
If your application is divided into multiple servers, you are probably connecting to them via ssh and executing over and over the same commands. Clearing caches, restarting services, backups, checking health. Wouldn't it be cool if you could do that from browser or smartphone? Gunnery is here for you!
Gunnery is a tool in the Remote Server Task Execution category of a tech stack.
Gunnery is an open source tool with 700 GitHub stars and 72 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Gunnery's open source repository on GitHub
Why developers like Gunnery?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Gunnery
- Support for wide variety of tools
- Designed for distributed systems
- Usable for deployment, service control, backups
- Secure remote execution
- Web-based interface
- User notifications
Gunnery Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Gunnery?
StackStorm is a platform for integration and automation across services and tools. It ties together your existing infrastructure and application environment so you can more easily automate that environment -- with a particular focus on taking actions in response to events.
Neptune.io is a SaaS platform to automate your incident response. It integrates with your monitoring and alerting tools like NewRelic, Nagios, Pagerduty, CloudWatch etc. and lets you automate the remediation easily and much more.
Runbook is a SaaS application that monitors your servers and performs automated tasks when your monitors fails. Use Runbook to automatically recover from application crashes and unexpected failure without interrupting your service or your well earned sleep!