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.