Chef vs Webmin: What are the differences?
Developers describe Chef as "Build, destroy and rebuild servers on any public or private cloud". 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. On the other hand, Webmin is detailed as "*A web-based system configuration tool *". It is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. It removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files.
Chef and Webmin belong to "Server Configuration and Automation" category of the tech stack.
Chef and Webmin are both open source tools. It seems that Chef with 5.89K GitHub stars and 2.35K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Webmin with 1.04K GitHub stars and 307 GitHub forks.
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