Puppet Labs vs. Salt vs. ScriptRock



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What is Puppet Labs?

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.

What is Salt?

Salt is a new approach to infrastructure management. Easy enough to get running in minutes, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to communicate with them in seconds. Salt delivers a dynamic communication bus for infrastructures that can be used for orchestration, remote execution, configuration management and much more.

What is ScriptRock?

ScriptRock helps you scan, compare and control configurations and changes in the datacenter or the cloud.

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Why do developers choose Puppet Labs?
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Why do developers choose Salt?
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Why do developers choose ScriptRock?
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What are the cons of using Puppet Labs?
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What are the cons of using Salt?
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What are the cons of using ScriptRock?
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How much does Puppet Labs cost?
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How much does ScriptRock cost?
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What companies use Puppet Labs?
221 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs
What companies use Salt?
105 companies on StackShare use Salt
What companies use ScriptRock?
0 companies on StackShare use ScriptRock
What tools integrate with Puppet Labs?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Puppet Labs
What tools integrate with Salt?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Salt
What tools integrate with ScriptRock?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with ScriptRock

What are some alternatives to Puppet Labs, Salt, and ScriptRock?

  • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
  • Chef - Build, destroy and rebuild servers on any public or private cloud
  • Capistrano - A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby
  • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment

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