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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 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.

What is Mina?

Mina works really fast because it's a deploy Bash script generator. It generates an entire procedure as a Bash script and runs it remotely in the server. Compare this to the likes of Vlad or Capistrano, where each command is run separately on their own SSH sessions. Mina only creates one SSH session per deploy, minimizing the SSH connection overhead.

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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 Puppet Labs?
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    What are the cons of using Mina?
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    Pricing

    How much does Ansible cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Ansible?
    813 companies on StackShare use Ansible
    What companies use Puppet Labs?
    169 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs
    What companies use Mina?
    5 companies on StackShare use Mina

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ansible?
    28 tools on StackShare integrate with Ansible
    What tools integrate with Puppet Labs?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with Puppet Labs
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • Chef - Build, destroy and rebuild servers on any public or private cloud
    • Capistrano - A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby
    • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment
    • Salt - Fast, scalable and flexible software for data center automation

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