A modularized collection of Packer definitions for building machine images. A good place to start with Packer.
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A complete lifecycle management tool for servers, both self-hosted and in the cloud. It allows you to create and manage instances, build and deploy images, view and audit hosts, and much more! It works with Puppet or Chef, and has multiple interaction facilities like a web frontend, CLI and a RESTful API.
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Vagrant is a cross platform tool to create, boot, configure and destroy development environments. It provides a simple configuration-based approach to take a base image, boot it up, provision it (using any other provisioners), SSH, port forward, and much more. It automates the process of booting up and configuring virtual machines. It supports various providers like VirtualBox, VMWare, AWS, LXC, etc.
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