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AWX vs Rex: What are the differences?

What is AWX? 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.

What is Rex? the friendly automation framework. Rex is an automation framework that combines Perl and Secure Shell (SSH) for a portable and highly flexible approach to data center infrastructure management and software deployment.

AWX and Rex can be primarily classified as "Server Configuration and Automation" tools.

AWX and Rex are both open source tools. It seems that AWX with 7.9K GitHub stars and 2K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Rex with 620 GitHub stars and 204 GitHub forks.

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    Much simple to use or start with, if you know perl

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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 Rex?

Rex is an automation framework that combines Perl and Secure Shell (SSH) for a portable and highly flexible approach to data center infrastructure management and software deployment.

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What are some alternatives to AWX and Rex?
Tower
Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.
Jenkins
In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
Rundeck
A self-service operations platform used for support tasks, enterprise job scheduling, deployment, and more.
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.
Semaphore
Semaphore is the fastest continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) platform on the market, powering the world’s best engineering teams.
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