Pallet vs ScriptRock: What are the differences?
Developers describe Pallet as "Automates controlling and provisioning cloud server instances. DevOps for the JVM". 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. On the other hand, ScriptRock is detailed as "QA for DevOps". ScriptRock helps you scan, compare and control configurations and changes in the datacenter or the cloud.
Pallet and ScriptRock can be categorized as "Server Configuration and Automation" tools.
Some of the features offered by Pallet are:
- Everything in Version Control
- Jar File Distribution of Crates
- Provisioning, Configuration and Administration
On the other hand, ScriptRock provides the following key features:
- End To End Visibility - Get visibility of your environment at the push of a button
- Comparisons In Context - Quickly identify differences across machines to pinpoint drift
- Easy To Use - Change the way you manage configurations and change
Pallet is an open source tool with 802 GitHub stars and 122 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Pallet's open source repository on GitHub.