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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 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.

What is Salt?

Salt is a new approach to infrastructure management. Easy enough to get running in minutes, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to communicate with them in seconds. Salt delivers a dynamic communication bus for infrastructures that can be used for orchestration, remote execution, configuration management and much more.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Capistrano?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Capistrano?
    287 companies on StackShare use Capistrano
    What companies use Puppet Labs?
    169 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs
    What companies use Salt?
    83 companies on StackShare use Salt

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Capistrano?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Capistrano
    What tools integrate with Puppet Labs?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with Puppet Labs
    What tools integrate with Salt?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Salt

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

    • 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
    • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment
    • AWS OpsWorks - Model and manage your entire application from load balancers to databases using Chef

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