SaltStack VS Ansible

Compare SaltStack vs Ansible and see what are their differences.

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. https://docs.ansible.com. (by ansible)
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SaltStack Ansible
19 143
12,051 50,841
0.8% 1.7%
9.9 9.9
5 days ago 5 days ago
Python Python
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 only
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
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SaltStack

Posts with mentions or reviews of SaltStack. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-21.

Ansible

Posts with mentions or reviews of Ansible. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing SaltStack and Ansible you can also consider the following projects:

Cloud-Init - unofficial mirror of Ubuntu's cloud-init

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

Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment.

Home Manager using Nix - Manage a user environment using Nix [[email protected]]

(R)?ex - Rex, the friendly automation framework

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

Rundeck - Enable Self-Service Operations: Give specific users access to your existing tools, services, and scripts

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

cloudinit - Official upstream for the cloud-init: cloud instance initialization

GNU Stow - GNU Stow - mirror of savannah git repository occasionally with more bleeding-edge branches

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