Salt vs. AWS OpsWorks vs. Pallet



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Description

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.

What is AWS OpsWorks?

Start from templates for common technologies like Ruby, Node.JS, PHP, and Java, or build your own using Chef recipes to install software packages and perform any task that you can script. AWS OpsWorks can scale your application using automatic load-based or time-based scaling and maintain the health of your application by detecting failed instances and replacing them. You have full control of deployments and automation of each component 

What is Pallet?

The machines being managed require no special dependencies to be installed. As long as they have bash and ssh running, they can be used with pallet. Pallet has no central server to set up and maintain - it simply runs on demand. You can run it from anywhere, even over a remote REPL connection.

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Pros

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Salt?
104 companies on StackShare use Salt
What companies use AWS OpsWorks?
83 companies on StackShare use AWS OpsWorks
What companies use Pallet?
0 companies on StackShare use Pallet

Integrations

What tools integrate with Salt?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Salt
What tools integrate with AWS OpsWorks?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with AWS OpsWorks
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What are some alternatives to Salt, AWS OpsWorks, and Pallet?

  • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
  • Chef - Build, destroy and rebuild servers on any public or private cloud
  • Capistrano - A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby
  • Puppet Labs - Server automation framework and application

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