Chef is described as 'open source systems integration framework built to bring the benefits of configuration management to your entire infrastructure' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Chef for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Ansible, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chef are Salt (Free, Open Source), Puppet (Freemium, Open Source), Foreman (Free, Open Source) and RunDeck (Free, Open Source).
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- Rudder is an easy to use, web-driven, role-based solution for Continuous Automation and Compliance. Well established in companies from small to biggest-in-their-field. The biggest known deployment (2016) is about 7000 nodes. View 13 alternatives to Rudder
- Freemium • Open Source
- Software as a Service (SaaS)
- CFEngine is a configuration management and automation framework that lets you securely manage your mission critical IT infrastructure. View 25 alternatives to CfengineNo screenshots yet
- Free • Open Source
Cfengine vs ChefLess dependency, much better security track record. Runs on operating systems that Chef does not and can not support.