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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Poni

A system management and provisioning tool, with centralized configuration management

     

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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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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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