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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 Shipit?

Shipit is an automation engine and a deployment tool written for node / iojs. Shipit was built to be a Capistrano alternative for people who don't know ruby, or who experienced some issues with it. If you want to write tasks in JavaScript and enjoy the node ecosystem, Shipit is also for you.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Salt?
    83 companies on StackShare use Salt
    What companies use AWS OpsWorks?
    67 companies on StackShare use AWS OpsWorks
    What companies use Shipit?
    2 companies on StackShare use Shipit

    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 Shipit?

    • 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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