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1,138 views|1,085 comparisons
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6,628 views|4,747 comparisons
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16th
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6,628
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4,747
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4
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557
Rating
8.0
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Overview

AWS Systems Manager is a management service that helps you automatically collect software inventory, apply OS patches, create system images, and configure Windows and Linux operating systems. These capabilities help you define and track system configurations, prevent drift, and maintain software compliance of your EC2 and on-premises configurations. By providing a management approach that is designed for the scale and agility of the cloud but extends into your on-premises data center, Systems Manager makes it easier for you to seamlessly bridge your existing infrastructure with AWS.

Systems Manager is easy to use. Simply access Systems Manager from the EC2 Management Console, select the instances you want to manage, and define the management tasks you want to perform. Systems Manager is available now at no cost to manage both your EC2 and on-premises resources.

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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Sample Customers
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks BrothersFacebook, Standard Bank, GE Capital, Nordstrom, Optum, Barclays, IGN, General Motors, Scholastic, Riot Games, NCR, Gap
Top Industries
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Media Company29%
Computer Software Company20%
Comms Service Provider14%
Insurance Company5%
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise60%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, HCL, Red Hat and others in Configuration Management. Updated: January 2021.
456,812 professionals have used our research since 2012.

AWS Systems Manager is ranked 16th in Configuration Management while Chef is ranked 7th in Configuration Management. AWS Systems Manager is rated 0.0, while Chef is rated 0.0. On the other hand, AWS Systems Manager is most compared with AWS OpsWorks, SCCM, Red Hat Satellite, Ansible and BMC TrueSight Server Automation, whereas Chef is most compared with Ansible, SCCM, BigFix, BMC TrueSight Server Automation and Jenkins.

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