Ansible vs. Chef vs. Shipit

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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.

What is Shipit?

Shipit is an automation engine and a deployment tool written for node / iojs. Shipit was built to be a Capistrano alternative for people who don't know ruby, or who experienced some issues with it. If you want to write tasks in JavaScript and enjoy the node ecosystem, Shipit is also for you.

Pros

Why do developers choose Ansible?
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    Why do developers choose Chef?
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    Why do developers choose Shipit?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Ansible?
    No Cons submitted yet for Ansible
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    What are the cons of using Chef?
    No Cons submitted yet for Chef
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    What are the cons of using Shipit?
    No Cons submitted yet for Shipit
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    Pricing

    How much does Ansible cost?
    Ansible Pricing
    How much does Chef cost?
    Chef Pricing
    How much does Shipit cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Ansible?
    813 companies on StackShare use Ansible
    What companies use Chef?
    354 companies on StackShare use Chef
    What companies use Shipit?
    2 companies on StackShare use Shipit

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ansible?
    28 tools on StackShare integrate with Ansible
    What tools integrate with Chef?
    20 tools on StackShare integrate with Chef
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Ansible, Chef, and Shipit?

    • Capistrano - A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby
    • Puppet Labs - Server automation framework and application
    • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment
    • Salt - Fast, scalable and flexible software for data center automation

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