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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Boxen automates the entire process of setting up a Mac development environment. It can clone your project, install toolchains, apply security policies, clone your dotfiles and much more.
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The Ruby equivalent of Fabric, Capistrano is a Ruby framework to configure and run deployment or system administration tasks on local or remote machines. It extends the Rake DSL to define tasks, and can group tasks by Roles.
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A model driven orchestration tool for deployment of application clusters
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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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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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