A versatile orchestration engine that can automate systems and apps. Instead of a custom scripting language or code, it is very simple and shell based. It is also agent-less, so you can just start using it right away and get things done
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Fabric is a python framework to configure deployment or system administration tasks, and then run those tasks on local or remote systems. It uses SSH heavily for interacting with remote systems, and uses Roles to group tasks
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Salt is a powerful and different approach to infrastructure management, by focusing on high speed communications between large number of systems, and can perform orchestration, remote code execution and much more.
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