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Overview
Ansible is the simplest way to deploy your applications. It gives you the power to deploy multi-tier applications reliably and consistently, all from one common framework. You can configure needed services as well as push application artifacts from one common system.

AWS OpsWorks is a configuration management service that provides managed instances of Chef and Puppet. Chef and Puppet are automation platforms that allow you to use code to automate the configurations of your servers. OpsWorks lets you use Chef and Puppet to automate how servers are configured, deployed, and managed across your Amazon EC2 instances or on-premises compute environments. OpsWorks has three offerings, AWS Opsworks for Chef Automate, AWS OpsWorks for Puppet Enterprise, and AWS OpsWorks Stacks.

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Healthcare Company23%
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Ansible is ranked 3rd in Configuration Management with 3 reviews while AWS OpsWorks is ranked 19th in Configuration Management. Ansible is rated 9.4, while AWS OpsWorks is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Ansible writes "Provides predictability to the network by knowing exactly what's being pushed after validating it in production". On the other hand, Ansible is most compared with SCCM, BigFix, Red Hat Satellite, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and UrbanCode Deploy, whereas AWS OpsWorks is most compared with AWS Systems Manager and AWS Config.

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