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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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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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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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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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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