VisualOps vs Puppet Bolt: What are the differences?
What is VisualOps? Visual DevOps Automation for Amazon Web Services. VisualOps has a WYSIWYG editor to design, configure and provision your AWS cloud applications. Once the applications are deployed, VisualOps continuously monitors and manages the apps to ensure they always run in the defined states.
What is Puppet Bolt? An open source orchestration tool that automates the manual work it takes to maintain your infrastructure. It is an open source orchestration tool that automates the manual work it takes to maintain your infrastructure. Use it to automate tasks that you perform on an as-needed basis or as part of a greater orchestration workflow.
VisualOps and Puppet Bolt can be categorized as "Server Configuration and Automation" tools.
Some of the features offered by VisualOps are:
- drag-n-drop components to build your AWS infrastructure
- clicks instances to setup the software configuration (package, file, code, etc.)
- single click to deploy, within minutes the app is ready to use!
On the other hand, Puppet Bolt provides the following key features:
- Prebuilt tasks
- Automate deployments
- Open source
Puppet Bolt is an open source tool with 313 GitHub stars and 148 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Puppet Bolt's open source repository on GitHub.