Gunnery vs Neptune.io: What are the differences?
Developers describe Gunnery as "Multipurpose task execution tool for distributed systems with web-based interface". If your application is divided into multiple servers, you are probably connecting to them via ssh and executing over and over the same commands. Clearing caches, restarting services, backups, checking health. Wouldn't it be cool if you could do that from browser or smartphone? Gunnery is here for you!. On the other hand, Neptune.io is detailed as "Incident Response Automation for DevOps". Neptune.io is a SaaS platform to automate your incident response. It integrates with your monitoring and alerting tools like NewRelic, Nagios, Pagerduty, CloudWatch etc. and lets you automate the remediation easily and much more.
Gunnery and Neptune.io can be categorized as "Remote Server Task Execution" tools.
Some of the features offered by Gunnery are:
- Support for wide variety of tools
- Designed for distributed systems
- Usable for deployment, service control, backups
On the other hand, Neptune.io provides the following key features:
- Automatically remediate simple alerts
- Gather diagnostics for complex alerts
- Seamless integration with monitoring and alerting tools
Gunnery is an open source tool with 685 GitHub stars and 72 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gunnery's open source repository on GitHub.