aptly

aptly is a swiss army knife for Debian repository management: it allows you to mirror remote repositories, manage local package repositories, take snapshots, pull new versions of packages along with dependencies, publish as Debian repository.

     

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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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Chocolatey

Chocolatey is like apt-get for Windows. It can install packages and dependencies over the command line.

     

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Cloudsmith Package

Just Better Package Management. Manage your software dependencies and distribution with Enterprise-grade package management.

     

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Elita

Deployment system & automation framework

     

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Fig

A package management tool, similar to Ivy/APT, but language agnostic, faster and works well with both executables and libraries.

     

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FPM

Effing Package Managers (FPM) is a single tool that can generate rpm, deb, solaris, osx (pkg) and many other packages. It supports multiple inputs (directory, gem, egg, deb, etc) and can produce multiple outputs (rpm, deb, solaris, etc). It relieves the pain out of creating various kinds of packages.

     

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Herd

A bittorrent based file distribution system based on Twitter’s Murder. It uses BitTorrent to push artifacts and code very fast across thousands of servers.

     

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packagecloud

A hosted platform for managing software package repositories. Apt, yum, and rubygems repositories without the headaches.

     

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Pulp

A platform for managing software package repositories

     

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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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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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WiX Toolset

Windows Installer XML (WiX) is an open source set of tools to create your own Windows installer packages using an XML configuration. It supports a lot of functionality, like many pre-built wizard interfaces, splitting packages into separate features, adding custom dialog boxes or wizard steps, upgrading and repairing existing installations, etc.

     

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