Compare Ansible vs. SaltStack

Ansible is ranked 3rd in Configuration Management with 24 reviews while SaltStack is ranked 11th in Configuration Management. Ansible is rated 8.4, while SaltStack is rated 0. The top reviewer of Ansible writes "Check mode enables us to verify that the config we have pushed is what we intended". On the other hand, Ansible is most compared with SCCM, BigFix and Red Hat Satellite, whereas SaltStack is most compared with Ansible, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and SCCM.
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Ansible Tower is free. Until they lower the cost, we are holding off on purchasing the product.We went with product because we have a subscription for Red Hat.The cost is high, but it still works well.

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3rd
Views
23,678
Comparisons
18,910
Reviews
24
Average Words per Review
467
Avg. Rating
8.4
11th
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7,005
Comparisons
4,678
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
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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.SaltStack platform or Salt is a Python-based open source configuration management software and remote execution engine, supporting the "Infrastructure as Code" approach to deployment and cloud management.
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Sample Customers
HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBankPhotobucket
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Transportation Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company45%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm6%
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company60%
Financial Services Firm20%
Cloud Provider10%
Healthcare Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company42%
Comms Service Provider9%
Media Company6%
Manufacturing Company6%
Find out what your peers are saying about HCL, Microsoft, Red Hat and others in Configuration Management. Updated: November 2019.
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