Ansible vs. Chef

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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 Chef?

Chef enables you to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions. Freely move applications and configurations from one cloud to another. Chef is integrated with all major cloud providers including Amazon EC2, VMWare, IBM Smartcloud, Rackspace, OpenStack, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, Google Compute Engine, Joyent Cloud and others.

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Latest News

Loop: Plays in the future, items in the past
Coming Soon: Networking Features in Ansible 2.5
ANSIBLE COMMUNITY - 2017 YEAR IN REVIEW
InSpec 2.0 Cloud Resources Mini-Tutorial
Announcing InSpec 2.0
Chef Community Summit Berlin – 2018


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