Chef vs. Capistrano vs. Shipit

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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 Shipit?

Shipit is an automation engine and a deployment tool written for node / iojs. Shipit was built to be a Capistrano alternative for people who don't know ruby, or who experienced some issues with it. If you want to write tasks in JavaScript and enjoy the node ecosystem, Shipit is also for you.

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    Why do developers choose Capistrano?
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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?
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    What are the cons of using Shipit?
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    Pricing

    How much does Chef cost?
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    How much does Capistrano cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Chef?
    354 companies on StackShare use Chef
    What companies use Capistrano?
    287 companies on StackShare use Capistrano
    What companies use Shipit?
    2 companies on StackShare use Shipit

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Chef?
    20 tools on StackShare integrate with Chef
    What tools integrate with Capistrano?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Capistrano
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
    • Puppet Labs - Server automation framework and application
    • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment
    • Salt - Fast, scalable and flexible software for data center automation

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    Latest News

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