Boxen

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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Capistrano

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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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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Orc

A model driven orchestration tool for deployment of application clusters

     

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Soloist

Soloist lets you quickly and easily converge Chef recipes using chef-solo.

     

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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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