Puppet Labs vs Puppet Bolt: What are the differences?
Puppet Labs: Server automation framework and application. 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; 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.
Puppet Labs and Puppet Bolt belong to "Server Configuration and Automation" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Puppet Labs are:
- Insight- Puppet Enterprise's event inspector gives immediate and actionable insight into your environment, showing you what changed, where and how by classes, nodes and resources.
- Discovery- Puppet Enterprise delivers a dynamic and fully-pluggable discovery service that allows you to take advantage of any data source or real-time query results to quickly locate, identify and group cloud nodes.
- Provisioning- Automatically provision and configure bare metal, virtual, and private or public cloud capacity, all from a single pane. Save time getting your cloud projects off the ground by reusing the same configuration modules you set up for your physical deployments.
On the other hand, Puppet Bolt provides the following key features:
- Prebuilt tasks
- Automate deployments
- Open source
Puppet Labs and Puppet Bolt are both open source tools. Puppet Labs with 5.73K GitHub stars and 2.14K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Puppet Bolt with 313 GitHub stars and 148 GitHub forks.
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