Ansible vs. Capistrano vs. Puppet Labs

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Description

What is Ansible?

Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.

What is Capistrano?

Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.

What is Puppet Labs?

Puppet is an automated administrative engine for your Linux, Unix, and Windows systems and performs administrative tasks (such as adding users, installing packages, and updating server configurations) based on a centralized specification.

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Ansible?
1077 companies on StackShare use Ansible
What companies use Capistrano?
364 companies on StackShare use Capistrano
What companies use Puppet Labs?
219 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs

Integrations

What tools integrate with Ansible?
28 tools on StackShare integrate with Ansible
What tools integrate with Capistrano?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Capistrano
What tools integrate with Puppet Labs?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Puppet Labs

What are some alternatives to Ansible, Capistrano, and Puppet Labs?

  • Chef - Build, destroy and rebuild servers on any public or private cloud
  • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment
  • Salt - Fast, scalable and flexible software for data center automation
  • AWS OpsWorks - Model and manage your entire application from load balancers to databases using Chef

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