Application Automation framework by Chef

What is Habitat?

Habitat is a new approach to automation that focuses on the application instead of the infrastructure it runs on. With Habitat, the apps you build, deploy, and manage behave consistently in any runtime — metal, VMs, containers, and PaaS. You'll spend less time on the environment and more time building features.

Habitat is a tool in the Infrastructure Build Tools category of a tech stack.

Habitat is an open source tool with 1.91K Github Stars and 286 Github Forks. Here’s a link to Habitat's open source repository on Github

Who Uses Habitat?

Habitat integrates with

Docker, Kubernetes, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, and Google App Engine are some of the popular tools that integrate with Habitat. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Habitat.

Why people like Habitat

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Habitat.



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Habitat's alternatives

  • Terraform - Describe your complete infrastructure as code and build resources across providers
  • AWS CloudFormation - Create and manage a collection of related AWS resources
  • Packer - Create identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration
  • GeoEngineer - Ruby DSL and DSL (geo) to codify then plan and execute changes to cloud resources, by Coinbase
  • Atlas - Develop, deploy, and maintain your application anywhere. Use one console and one workflow from development to production

See all alternatives to Habitat


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