Chef vs. Capistrano vs. Fabric

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Description

What is Chef?

Chef enables you to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions. Freely move applications and configurations from one cloud to another. Chef is integrated with all major cloud providers including Amazon EC2, VMWare, IBM Smartcloud, Rackspace, OpenStack, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, Google Compute Engine, Joyent Cloud and others.

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.

What is Fabric?

Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution.

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Companies

352 Companies Using Chef
285 Companies Using Capistrano
145 Companies Using Fabric

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What are some alternatives to Chef, Capistrano, and Fabric?

  • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
  • Puppet Labs - Server automation framework and application
  • Salt - Fast, scalable and flexible software for data center automation
  • AWS OpsWorks - Model and manage your entire application from load balancers to databases using Chef

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Latest News

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