Chef vs. Puppet Labs vs. Salt

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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 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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352 Companies Using Chef
171 Companies Using Puppet Labs
83 Companies Using Salt

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

  • 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
  • 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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