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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.
Red Hat Satellite is a system management solution that makes Red Hat infrastructure easier to deploy, scale, and manage across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. This management tool helps users provision, configure, and update systems to keep them running efficiently, securely, and in compliance with various standards. By automating most system maintenance tasks, Red Hat Satellite helps organizations increase efficiency, reduce operational costs, and enable IT to better respond to strategic business needs.
AWS Systems Manager is ranked 17th in Configuration Management while Red Hat Satellite is ranked 8th in Configuration Management with 4 reviews. AWS Systems Manager is rated 0.0, while Red Hat Satellite is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat Satellite writes "A good product for managing patches and updates that could be more robust and up-to-date". AWS Systems Manager is most compared with AWS OpsWorks, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Ansible, SaltStack and BMC TrueSight Server Automation, whereas Red Hat Satellite is most compared with Ansible, HashiCorp Terraform, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, BigFix and BMC TrueSight Server Automation.
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