Chef vs. Capistrano vs. VisualOps



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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 VisualOps?

VisualOps has a WYSIWYG editor to design, configure and provision your AWS cloud applications. Once the applications are deployed, VisualOps continuously monitors and manages the apps to ensure they always run in the defined states.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Chef?
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Why do developers choose Capistrano?
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Why do developers choose VisualOps?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Chef?
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What are the cons of using Capistrano?
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What are the cons of using VisualOps?
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Pricing

How much does Chef cost?
Chef Pricing
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How much does VisualOps cost?

Companies

What companies use Chef?
435 companies on StackShare use Chef
What companies use Capistrano?
366 companies on StackShare use Capistrano
What companies use VisualOps?
0 companies on StackShare use VisualOps

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 VisualOps?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with VisualOps

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

  • 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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