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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 Mina?

Mina works really fast because it's a deploy Bash script generator. It generates an entire procedure as a Bash script and runs it remotely in the server. Compare this to the likes of Vlad or Capistrano, where each command is run separately on their own SSH sessions. Mina only creates one SSH session per deploy, minimizing the SSH connection overhead.

What is Pallet?

The machines being managed require no special dependencies to be installed. As long as they have bash and ssh running, they can be used with pallet. Pallet has no central server to set up and maintain - it simply runs on demand. You can run it from anywhere, even over a remote REPL connection.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Chef?
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    Pricing

    How much does Chef cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Chef?
    353 companies on StackShare use Chef
    What companies use Mina?
    5 companies on StackShare use Mina
    What companies use Pallet?
    0 companies on StackShare use Pallet

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Chef?
    20 tools on StackShare integrate with Chef
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    What are some alternatives to Chef, Mina, and Pallet?

    • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
    • Capistrano - A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby
    • Puppet Labs - Server automation framework and application
    • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment

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