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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Pros

Why do developers choose Ansible?
Why do you like Ansible?

Why do developers choose Puppet Labs?
Why do you like Puppet Labs?

Why do developers choose VisualOps?
Why do you like VisualOps?

Cons

What are the cons of using Ansible?
Downsides of Ansible?

What are the cons of using Puppet Labs?
Downsides of Puppet Labs?

What are the cons of using VisualOps?
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Downsides of VisualOps?

Pricing

How much does Ansible cost?
Ansible Pricing
How much does Puppet Labs cost?
How much does VisualOps cost?

Companies

What companies use Ansible?
1126 companies on StackShare use Ansible
What companies use Puppet Labs?
221 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?
12 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

See all alternatives to Ansible

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