Ansible vs. Puppet Labs vs. VisualOps

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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 VisualOps?

VisualOps has a WYSIWYG editor to design, configure and provision your AWS cloud applications. Once the applications are deployed, VisualOps continuously monitors and manages the apps to ensure they always run in the defined states.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

    How much does Ansible cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Ansible?
    843 companies on StackShare use Ansible
    What companies use Puppet Labs?
    170 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs
    What companies use VisualOps?
    0 companies on StackShare use VisualOps

    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 VisualOps?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with VisualOps

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

    • 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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