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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Archipel

A centralized tool for managing Virtual machines and instances, such as creating, booting, migrating, snapshots, packaging, networking, monitoring, VNC client and much more! Allows you to control virtual machines through web based UI or an IRC bot

     

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Basebox-Packer

A comprehensive set of Packer definitions. It has quite a collection of 64 bit and 32 bit images for Vagrant VirtualBox and VMWare. A good place to learn Packer definitions.

     

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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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Bento

A modularized collection of Packer definitions for building machine images. A good place to start with Packer.

     

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boot2docker

boot2docker is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Tiny Core Linux made specifically to run Docker containers. It runs completely from RAM, weighs ~24MB and boots in a couple of seconds. Can be used as a base OS when running your own PaaS with Docker, or other kind of deployments.

     

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Boxstarter

Repeatable, reboot resilient windows environment installations made easy using Chocolatey packages. When its time to repave either bare metal or virtualized instances, locally or on a remote machine, Boxstarter can automate both trivial and highly complex installations. Compatible with all Windows versions from Windows 7/2008 R2 forward.

     

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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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CloudStack

Apache CloudStack is open source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform. CloudStack is used by a number of service providers to offer public cloud services, and by many companies to provide an on-premises (private) cloud offering, or as part of a hybrid cloud solution.

     

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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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CoreOS

CoreOS is an extremely lightweight base OS for Docker. It installs just a kernel, systemd and docker, and then you use Docker to pull in any service that you want. Can be used as a base OS when running your own PaaS with Docker, or other kind of deployments.

     

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Deis

Deis (pronounced DAY-iss) is an open source PaaS that makes it easy to deploy and manage applications on your own servers. Deis builds upon Docker and CoreOS to provide a lightweight PaaS with a Heroku-inspired workflow.

     

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Deploy Studio

An tools for re-imaging and provisioning OSX devices

     

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Docker

Docker uses LXC to create and manage native, sandboxed virtual containers. LXC containers acts like a separate OSes, can install their own packages without affecting anything else, and overall have almost the same flexibility of VMs but without any of the virtualization overhead! Docker adds a ton of features, like an elegant configuration file that automates many things (like port forwarding, disk/directory mounting, networking, etc), a way to create and share readymade images that can be distributed as appliances, etc.

     

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Dokku Alt

Dokku on Steroids. The smallest PaaS implementation you've ever seen. It's fork of original dokku. The idea behind this fork is to provide complete solution with plugins covering most of use-cases which are stable and well tested.

     

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Dokku

It uses docker, git-receive and a few other lightweight and clever libraries to build a quick PaaS, all around just 100 lines of code! An excellent small tool to get started with PaaS systems. The same developer is creating a larger scale, production quality system called Flynn.

     

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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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Eucalyptus

An open source software for building Amazon EC2-compatible private and hybrid cloud platforms

     

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Fabric8

fabric8 is an end to end development platform spanning ideation to production for the creation of cloud native applications and microservices

     

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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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Flynn

From the creator of Dokku, Flynn is a full fledged, open source PaaS platform built on top of Docker. You just push code with a Procfile, and that’s it, Flynn immediately picks it up, provisions a Docker container and deploys the latest code! Its tagged as “the product that ops gives to developers”

     

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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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ĵeto

Streamline your web projects from development from production. Jeto is a web interface for several ReST APIs (nginx-api, vagrant-worker and htpasswd-api). With Ĵeto you add and manage (start/stop/provision) vagrant projects on the fly via a nice and easy to use web interface.

     

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Kubernetes

Kubernetes is a system for managing containerized applications across multiple hosts, providing basic mechanisms for deployment, maintenance, and scaling of applications

     

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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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LXD

LXD is a next generation system container manager. It offers a user experience similar to virtual machines but using Linux containers instead. It's image based with pre-made images available for a wide number of Linux distributions and is built around a very powerful, yet pretty simple, REST API.

     

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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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Nebula

Nebula is a Docker orchestration tool designed to manage massive scale distributed clusters

     

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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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OpenNebula

An open source, scalable cloud operating system used for building private and hybrid clouds

     

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OpenStack

An open source, massively scalable cloud operating system used for building private and public clouds

     

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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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OSV

An operating system for lightweight virtual machines, designed from ground-up to run a single application, similar to CoreOS

     

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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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Packer

Packer is a tool for creating identical machine images for multiple platforms (like VirtualBox, VMWare, EC2, DigitalOcean, etc) from a single configuration file.

     

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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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System Integrety Management Platform

SIMP is an enterprise ready, full-featured, infrastructure framework designed around policy compliance and enforcement over time. It aims to be an open source practical reference implementation for both policy and best security practice able to run in both enclave and cloud environments.

     

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tsuru

tsuru is an extensible and open source Platform as a Service (PaaS) that makes application deployments faster and easier. Its built upon Docker and allows you easily manage and scale your applications.

     

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Vagabond

Builds local nodes for Chef using LXC (Linux Containers) which are lightweight virtual machines, thus making performance a lot faster

     

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Vagrant Cachier

A Vagrant plugin that helps you reduce the amount of coffee you drink while waiting for boxes to be provisioned by sharing a common package cache among similiar VM instances.

     

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Vagrant

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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Veewee

veewee is a great tool for building Virtual Machine images (aka base boxes). It automates most of the steps and allows you to easily create readymade images for VirtualBox/Vagrant, VMWare Fusion, KVM and Parallels. No longer need to shy away from building custom VM images!

     

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Ventriloquist

Allows easy provisioning of development VMs using declarative service and dependency management, built on top of Vagrant and Docker

     

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VMFest

A Pallet plugin which converts VirtualBox into a cloud platform

     

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Weave

Weave creates a virtual network that connects Docker containers deployed across multiple hosts. Services provided by application containers on the weave network can be made accessible to the outside world, regardless of where those containers are running. Similarly, existing internal systems can be exposed to application containers irrespective of their location.

     

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