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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Bolt is an open source orchestration tool that automates the manual work it takes to maintain your infrastructure. Use Bolt to automate tasks that you perform on an as-needed basis or as part of a greater orchestration workflow. For example, you can use Bolt to patch and update systems, troubleshoot servers, deploy applications, or stop and restart services. Bolt can be installed on your local workstation and connects directly to remote targets with SSH or WinRM, so you are not required to install any agent software.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A system management and provisioning tool, with centralized configuration management
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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 is a tool designed to manage the configuration of Unix-like and Microsoft Windows systems declaratively.
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RUDDER is a professional, open source, multi-platform solution for managing configurations of mission-critical systems. Based on the Continuous Configuration concept, RUDDER embodies the fusion of configuration management and continuous audit.
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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 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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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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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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