Chef vs. Capistrano vs. Puppet Labs



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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 Puppet Labs?

Puppet is an automated administrative engine for your Linux, Unix, and Windows systems and performs administrative tasks (such as adding users, installing packages, and updating server configurations) based on a centralized specification.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Chef?
Why do you like Chef?

Why do developers choose Capistrano?
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Why do developers choose Puppet Labs?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Chef?
No Cons submitted yet for Chef
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What are the cons of using Capistrano?
No Cons submitted yet for Capistrano
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What are the cons of using Puppet Labs?
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Pricing

How much does Chef cost?
Chef Pricing
How much does Capistrano cost?
How much does Puppet Labs cost?

Companies

What companies use Chef?
436 companies on StackShare use Chef
What companies use Capistrano?
366 companies on StackShare use Capistrano
What companies use Puppet Labs?
220 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs

Integrations

What tools integrate with Chef?
22 tools on StackShare integrate with Chef
What tools integrate with Capistrano?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Capistrano
What tools integrate with Puppet Labs?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Puppet Labs

What are some alternatives to Chef, Capistrano, and Puppet Labs?

  • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
  • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment
  • 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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