Rocketeer VS Fabric

Compare Rocketeer vs Fabric and see what are their differences.


By rocketeers


Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment. (by fabric)
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Rocketeer Fabric
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2,735 14,239
- 0.7%
1.5 8.3
- 5 days ago
PHP Python
- BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Fabric. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-30.
  • Ansible clone how to
    3 projects | /r/ansible | 30 May 2022
    Otherwise, in addition to ansible-core, there's other config management projects written in python like salt or fabric that you could perhaps draw inspiration from.
  • Good tool for automatic setup and deployment of Django projects
    2 projects | /r/codehunter | 13 Apr 2022
    I've used Rake and Fabric for somewhat similar (but less ambitious) stuff in the past and I'm thinking that Fabric might be a pretty good fit for this task as well, but I'd still like your input. Are there other tools I should look into? I've heard goodthings about Puppet but just looking at their site (it contains the word Enterprise ) gives me the feeling that it might be overkill for a one man operation.
  • Cronjob to run on multiple multiple mchines
    3 projects | /r/bash | 12 Mar 2021
    Fabric, if you like Python.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Rocketeer and Fabric you can also consider the following projects:

Ansible - Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy and maintain. Automate everything from code deployment to network configuration to cloud management, in a language that approaches plain English, using SSH, with no agents to install on remote systems.

pexpect - A Python module for controlling interactive programs in a pseudo-terminal

Deployer - The PHP deployment tool with support for popular frameworks out of the box

pyinfra - pyinfra automates infrastructure super fast at massive scale. It can be used for ad-hoc command execution, service deployment, configuration management and more.

Capistrano - A deployment automation tool built on Ruby, Rake, and SSH.

psutil - Cross-platform lib for process and system monitoring in Python

ShutIt - Automation framework for programmers

SaltStack - Software to automate the management and configuration of any infrastructure or application at scale. Get access to the Salt software package repository here:

Pomander - Deploy your PHP with PHP. Inspired by Capistrano and Vlad.

letsencrypt - Certbot is EFF's tool to obtain certs from Let's Encrypt and (optionally) auto-enable HTTPS on your server. It can also act as a client for any other CA that uses the ACME protocol.

Docker Compose - Define and run multi-container applications with Docker