Chef

A software tool for managing configurations, as well as simplifying the configuration and maintenance of IT infrastructure companies. Can be integrated into cloud platforms. The client part of the program is written in Ruby and the server part is written in Erlang.

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First released 2008
Developed by Chef
Latest stable version Chef 12
Open-source Yes
Used by Rackspace, Amazon, Azure

Interesting facts

Along with CFEngine, Bcfg2 and Puppet are considered one of the most popular configuration management systems for Linux. Other examples are Ansible, SaltStack, and Desired State Configuration for Windows.

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