The Ultimate List of Configuration Tools
Ansible is an open-source software platform for configuring and managing computers. It combines multi-node software deployment, ad hoc task execution, and configuration management. It manages nodes over SSH or PowerShell and requires Python (2.4 or later) to be installed on them. Modules work over JSON and standard output and can be written in any programming […]
Foreman (also known as The Foreman) is an open source complete life cycle systems management tool for provisioning, configuring and monitoring of physical and virtual servers. Foreman has deep integration to configuration management software, with Puppet, Chef, Salt and other solutions through plugins, which allows you to automate repetitive tasks, deploy applications and manage change […]
Chef is a configuration management tool used to streamline the task of configuring and maintaining a company’s servers, and can integrate with cloud-based platforms such as Rackspace, Internap, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SoftLayer, and Microsoft Azure to automatically provision and configure new machines. Chef contains solutions for both small and large scale systems, […]
Quali’s Cloud Sandbox Software allows you to create and publish sandboxes that are replicas of infrastructure and application configurations and use them for development, testing, demos, training, and support. CloudShell works by letting you model, orchestrate, and deploy on-prem, cloud, and hybrid environments so that all teams in the DevOps lifecycle have consistent access to […]
Micro Focus Cloud Service Automation (CSA) is cloud management software that automates the management of cloud-based IT-as-a-service, from order to provision, and retirement. Micro Focus Cloud Service Automation orchestrates the provisioning and deployment of complex IT services such as of databases, middleware, and packaged applications (i.e., ERP, Exchange). The software speeds deployment of application-based services […]
ChangeMan® ZMF (formerly Serena ChangeMan ZMF) protects corporate assets and helps developers get more done in less time. It’s a comprehensive, automated change management system for reliably implementing mainframe software changes from development to testing to production. ChangeMan ZMF treats change management as a business issue by giving key stakeholders visibility into the release process—thus […]
RackHD is a technology stack created for enabling hardware management and orchestration, to provide cohesive APIs to enable automated infrastructure. In a Converged Infrastructure Platform (CIP) architecture, RackHD software provides hardware management and orchestration (M&O). It serves as an abstraction layer between other M&O layers and the underlying physical hardware. Developers can use the RackHD […]
CFEngine is an open source configuration management system, written by Mark Burgess. Its primary function is to provide automated configuration and maintenance of large-scale computer systems, including the unified management of servers, desktops, consumer and industrial devices, embedded networked devices, mobile smartphones, and tablet computers.
Compose is a tool for defining and running multi-container Docker applications. With Compose, you use a YAML file to configure your application’s services. Then, with a single command, you create and start all the services from your configuration. Compose works in all environments: production, staging, development, testing, as well as CI workflows.
The CTO.ai Ops Platform helps automate developer workflows in the CLI and Slack. With the help of the platform, users can discover, run, build, and share containerized DevOps Workflows more easily than ever before. In addition, with our new Slack App and Ops registry, developers can write one secure, containerized DevOps workflow and run it […]
Manage application changes across platforms, locations, and teams. Dimensions® CM (formerly Serena® Dimensions CM) streamlines the complexity of collaborative parallel development to increase team velocity and ensure release readiness. Dimensions CM secures and protects application IP, supporting secure software development. Additionally, it improves development productivity with collaborative agile development practices, minimizes rework, visualizes & reduces […]
Packer is free and open-source software for creating identical machine images or containers for multiple platforms from a single source configuration. It was written by Mitchell Hashimoto and became one of the products in his company Hashicorp’s software toolkits as open-source proprietary-managed software. It is associated with the Vagrant container management tool, also written by […]
TotalCloud is a componentized next-gen cloud management platform that lets you develop any cloud management use-case – whether simple or complex, in minutes without any scripting. TotalCloud also enables you to instantly schedule your resources smartly and get insights about your dev-ops infrastructure.