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698 views|671 comparisons
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6,628 views|4,747 comparisons
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8.0
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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.

Chef, is the leader in DevOps, driving collaboration through code to automate infrastructure, security, compliance and applications. Chef provides a single path to production making it faster and safer to add value to applications and meet the demands of the customer. Deployed broadly in production by the Global 5000 and used by more than half of the Fortune 500, Chef develops 100 percent of its software as open source under the Apache 2.0 license with no restrictions on its use. Chef Enterprise Automation Stackā„¢, a commercial distribution, is developed solely from that open source code and unifies security, compliance, infrastructure and application automation with observability. Chef provides an unequaled developer experience for the Coded Enterprise by enabling users to express infrastructure, security policies and the application lifecycle as code, modernizing development, packaging and delivery of any application to any platform. For more information, visit http://chef.io and follow @chef.

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Media Company33%
Comms Service Provider23%
Computer Software Company16%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Comms Service Provider13%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise60%
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AWS OpsWorks is ranked 18th in Configuration Management while Chef is ranked 7th in Configuration Management. AWS OpsWorks is rated 0.0, while Chef is rated 0.0. On the other hand, AWS OpsWorks is most compared with AWS Systems Manager, Ansible and AWS Config, whereas Chef is most compared with Ansible, SCCM, BigFix, BMC TrueSight Server Automation and Jenkins.

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