SaltStack VS Cloud-Init

Compare SaltStack vs Cloud-Init and see what are their differences.

Cloud-Init

unofficial mirror of Ubuntu's cloud-init (by number5)
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SaltStack Cloud-Init
19 0
12,056 189
0.5% -
9.9 9.3
7 days ago about 22 hours ago
Python Python
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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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.

Cloud-Init

Posts with mentions or reviews of Cloud-Init. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Cloud-Init yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing SaltStack and Cloud-Init 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. https://docs.ansible.com.

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

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

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.

Nomad - Nomad is an easy-to-use, flexible, and performant workload orchestrator that can deploy a mix of microservice, batch, containerized, and non-containerized applications. Nomad is easy to operate and scale and has native Consul and Vault integrations.

kubernetes - Production-Grade Container Scheduling and Management

Juju - Universal Operator Lifecycle Manager (OLM) for Kubernetes operators, and operators for traditional Linux and Windows apps, with declarative integration between operators for automated microservice integration.

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

StackStorm - StackStorm (aka "IFTTT for Ops") is event-driven automation for auto-remediation, security responses, troubleshooting, deployments, and more. Includes rules engine, workflow, 160 integration packs with 6000+ actions (see https://exchange.stackstorm.org) and ChatOps. Installer at https://docs.stackstorm.com/install/index.html. Questions? https://forum.stackstorm.com/.

MCollective - MCollective Server and Client Puppet Module