A modularized collection of Packer definitions for building machine images. A good place to start with Packer.
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The Ruby Cloud API library. Provides a Ruby API for interacting and managing many cloud providers, such as spinning up new instances, terminating old ones, attaching storage, etc. Currently supports more than 20 providers, including EC2, Rackspace, Brightbox, etc.
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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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