Capistrano is described as 'utility and framework for executing commands in parallel on multiple remote machines, via SSH. It uses a simple DSL (borrowed in part from Rake) that allows you to define tasks, which may be applied to machines in certain roles' and is an app in the Development category. There are six alternatives to Capistrano for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Deployer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Capistrano are Mina (Free, Open Source), Commando.io (Paid), fredistrano (Free, Open Source) and SSPS (Free, Open Source).
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