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 Stack™, 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.
Chef is ranked 9th in Build Automation while CircleCI is ranked 13th in Build Automation. Chef is rated 0.0, while CircleCI is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Chef is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Ansible, BigFix, Jenkins and BMC TrueSight Server Automation, whereas CircleCI is most compared with Harness, Tekton, AWS CodePipeline, GoCD and AWS CodeBuild.
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