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9 Reasons Why Provisioning Tools Aren’t Ideal for Enterprise Application Deployment

Provisioning tools like Puppet, Chef, SaltStack and CFEngine are popular options in the configuration management space, but are they really suitable for enterprise application deployment? For many enterprise environments, application deployment is a bridge too far for system provisioning tools.

Maybe it can be done, but it’s going to take a lot of scripting and workarounds to hook everything together. If you’re about to adopt one of these tools you might want to stop and consider these 9 reasons.