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AWX vs Capistrano: What are the differences?

Developers describe AWX as "Centralize and control your IT infrastructure with a visual dashboard". AWX provides a web-based user interface, REST API, and task engine built on top of Ansible. It is the upstream project for Tower, a commercial derivative of AWX. Ansible Towers powers enterprise automation by adding control, security and delegation capabilities to Ansible environments. On the other hand, Capistrano is detailed as "A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby". Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.

AWX and Capistrano belong to "Server Configuration and Automation" category of the tech stack.

AWX and Capistrano are both open source tools. Capistrano with 11.1K GitHub stars and 1.71K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than AWX with 6.17K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks.

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Pros of AWX
Pros of Capistrano
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    Open source
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    Automated deployment with several custom recipes
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    Simple
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    Ruby
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    Release-folders with symlinks
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    Multistage deployment
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    Cryptic syntax
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    Integrated rollback
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    Supports aws

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What is AWX?

AWX provides a web-based user interface, REST API, and task engine built on top of Ansible. It is the upstream project for Tower, a commercial derivative of AWX. Ansible Towers powers enterprise automation by adding control, security and delegation capabilities to Ansible environments.

What is Capistrano?

Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.

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