Capistrano vs. Fabric vs. Shipit



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Description

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.

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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Pros

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Cons

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No Cons submitted yet for Capistrano
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Capistrano?
365 companies on StackShare use Capistrano
What companies use Fabric?
195 companies on StackShare use Fabric
What companies use Shipit?
4 companies on StackShare use Shipit

Integrations

What tools integrate with Capistrano?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Capistrano
What tools integrate with Fabric?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Fabric
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What are some alternatives to Capistrano, Fabric, and Shipit?

  • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
  • Chef - Build, destroy and rebuild servers on any public or private cloud
  • Puppet Labs - Server automation framework and application
  • Salt - Fast, scalable and flexible software for data center automation

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