Ansible vs. Puppet Labs vs. Salt



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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 Salt?

Salt is a new approach to infrastructure management. Easy enough to get running in minutes, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to communicate with them in seconds. Salt delivers a dynamic communication bus for infrastructures that can be used for orchestration, remote execution, configuration management and much more.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Ansible?
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Why do developers choose Puppet Labs?
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Why do developers choose Salt?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Ansible?
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What are the cons of using Puppet Labs?
No Cons submitted yet for Puppet Labs
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What are the cons of using Salt?
No Cons submitted yet for Salt
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Pricing

How much does Ansible cost?
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Companies

What companies use Ansible?
1076 companies on StackShare use Ansible
What companies use Puppet Labs?
219 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs
What companies use Salt?
103 companies on StackShare use Salt

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
What tools integrate with Salt?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Salt

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

  • 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
  • AWS OpsWorks - Model and manage your entire application from load balancers to databases using Chef

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