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Top Answer: Cloud agnostic approach (you can't reuse most of the code - resources are provider-specific, but you can use Terraform for interactions with various clouds), automation, modules re-usability… more »
Top Answer: It should have a more object-oriented approach like different coding languages.
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Overview

CFEngine is a configuration management and automation framework that lets you securely manage your mission critical IT infrastructure.

Ensure compliance
Define the desired state and configuration of your IT infrastructure, and CFEngine will automatically ensure that it complies.

Automate
Automatically roll out updates and changes to every node in your infrastructure, whether you have 50 or 50,000 nodes.

Everywhere
CFEngine uses autonomous agents which run on every node of your infrastructure, implementing your desired state and reporting back continuously.

Anywhere
CFEngine runs on the smallest embedded devices, on servers, in the cloud, and on mainframes, easily handling tens of thousands of nodes.

HashiCorp was founded by Mitchell Hashimoto and Armon Dadgar in 2012 with the goal of revolutionizing datacenter management: application development, delivery, and maintenance.
The datacenter of today is very different than the datacenter of yesterday, and we think the datacenter of tomorrow is just around the corner. We're writing software to take you all the way from yesterday to today, and then safely to tomorrow and beyond.
Physical, virtual, containers. Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Windows, Linux, Mac. These are just some of the choices faced when architecting a datacenter of today. And the choice is not one or the other; instead, it is often a combination of many of these.
HashiCorp builds tools to ease these decisions by presenting solutions that span the gaps. Our tools manage both physical machines and virtual machines, Windows, and Linux, SaaS and IaaS, etc. And we're committed to supporting next-generation technologies, as well.
HashiCorp was founded and continues to be run by the primary authors of all our core technologies powering thousands of companies worldwide. We speak at conferences and write books related to application and infrastructure management.
All our foundational technologies are open source and developed openly, and have been since 2010.
The Tao of HashiCorp is the foundation that guides our vision, roadmap, and product design. As you evaluate using or contributing to HashiCorp's products, it may be valuable to understand the motivations and intentions for our work. Learn more about the Tao of HashiCorp here: https://www.hashicorp.com/tao-of-hashicorp

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CFEngine Enterprise is ranked 18th in Configuration Management while HashiCorp Terraform is ranked 11th in Configuration Management with 4 reviews. CFEngine Enterprise is rated 0.0, while HashiCorp Terraform is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of HashiCorp Terraform writes "Creating a VPC and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated". CFEngine Enterprise is most compared with Ansible, SaltStack, SCCM and Chef, whereas HashiCorp Terraform is most compared with Red Hat Satellite, SCCM, SaltStack, BMC TrueSight Server Automation and Micro Focus ZENworks Configuration Management.

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