Ansible

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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Bcfg2

bee-config (Bcfg) 2 is a centralized configuration management server to configure large number of systems, built to be cross platform. Bcfg2 uses a simple XML based configuration model with intuitive items like packages, services, config files, dependencies, etc. This model is easily validatable and can be used to audit and reconcile remote systems.

     

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CFEgine

An open source configuration management system whose primary function is to provide stable and resilient automated configuration and maintenance of large-scale computer systems, including the unified management of servers, desktops, embedded networked devices, mobile smartphones, and tablet computers. It is an agent based system that is fully distributed and autonomous. It is very lightweight, fast, portable, and flexible with a strong security track record.

     

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Cft

Cft watches as you make changes to your server, and then creates puppet manifests for the resulting actions. Simplifies creating puppet configuration.

     

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Chef

Configuration management tool which uses a pure-Ruby, domain-specific language (DSL) for writing system configuration recipes. Supports Linux, UNIX, Windows, and AIX as first-class citizens for management.

     

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COBBLER

Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments. It glues together and automates many associated Linux tasks so you do not have to hop between many various commands and applications when deploying new systems, and, in some cases, changing existing ones. Cobbler can help with provisioning, managing DNS and DHCP, package updates, power management, configuration management orchestration, and much more.

     

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ConDep

ConDep is a open source infrastructure configuration and deployment DSL (Domain Specific Language) specifically targeted to (but not limited to) the Windows Server platform. If your familiar with tools like Chef and Puppet, ConDep does very much the same, but with native support for Windows.

     

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ElasticBox

ElasticBox is an enterprise DevOps platform for IT teams to deliver applications frequently at low costs and with fewer failures. Applications are much easier to automate, orchestrate, deploy, and manage on private, public or hybrid clouds. IT teams can use the platform to align with business needs in an agile, transparent, and collaborative way.

     

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FAI

Fully Automatic Installation (FAI) is a tool for mass unattended deployment of Linux. You can take one or more virgin PCs, turn on the power, and after a few minutes, the systems are installed and completely configured.

     

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Foreman

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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Loom

Built on top of Fabric and Puppet, it does the stuff that Puppet doesn’t do, which is bootstrapping fresh machines, assigning them roles, deploying Puppet, and installing Puppet modules. It automates stuff that has to be done before Puppet can begin its work

     

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mgmt

The mgmt tool is a distributed, event driven, config management tool, that supports parallel execution, and librarification to be used as the management foundation in and for, new and existing software.

     

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OneOps

OneOps is a cloud management and application lifecycle management platform that developers use to both develop and launch new products faster, and to more easily maintain them throughout their entire lifecycle. OneOps enables developers to code their products in a hybrid, multi-cloud environment. This means developers can switch between different cloud providers to take advantage of better pricing, technology or scalability – without being locked into one cloud provider. Our mission is to give our customers the most agile, cost-effective, flexible application lifecycle management solution for enterprise class workloads in the cloud

     

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Opskeleton

Bootstrap a DevOps infrastructure with some opinionated defaults (vagrant, puppet, librarian-puppet, git, etc), standard development guidelines, etc. Makes it very quick to get a DevOps team up and running

     

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Overcast

A simple command line program designed to make it easy to spin up, configure, and interact with any number of machines over SSH. Supported providers include AWS, DigitalOcean, Linode and Virtualbox.

     

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Poni

A system management and provisioning tool, with centralized configuration management

     

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PowerShell Desired State Configuration

DSC is a new management platform in Windows PowerShell that enables deploying and managing configuration data for software services and managing the environment in which these services run.

     

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Puppet

Puppet is a tool designed to manage the configuration of Unix-like and Microsoft Windows systems declaratively.

     

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SaltStack

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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ShutIt

ShutIt is an automation platform. It makes it easy to create simple modular automation scripts that handle differing output, install software, log in and out of servers, capture output etc.. ShutItFiles are an extension to make it even easier for people to develop automation scripts.

     

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Slaughter

A Perl tool for automating configuration, maintenance and management of large number of systems. Allows policies to be written in a central server and implement specific policies in various servers

     

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StackStorm

A platform for event-driven automation. StackStorm allows you to integrate and automate across services and tools. It ties together your existing infrastructure and application environment so you can more easily automate that environment -- with a particular focus on taking actions in response to events.

     

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