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Terraform

Tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently.

Terraform Alternatives

The best Terraform alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.

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    Open Source Platform for Running a Private Container Service

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    Packer is an open-source software for creating identical machine images from a single source configuration.

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    RunDeck is an open source automation service with a web console, command line tools and a WebAPI.

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    Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine

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    Application and Data, Application Hosting, and Platform as a Service

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    HHVM is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP.

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    Juju is a open source, solution-driven orchestration tool from Ubuntu that helps you deploy, manage and scale your environments on any cloud

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    A cluster software and prediction purchasing algorithm for EC2 and GCE resources.

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    Docker is an open platform that enables developers and system administrators to create distributed applications.

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    Skylight is a smart profiler data detective code whisperer bug catcher flag raiser for rails apps.

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    StreamSets provides Continuous Ingest technology for the next generation of big data applications.

Terraform Reviews

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Terraform

Do not use AWS CloudFormation
Terraform, on the other hand, will occupy your shell until the directly-involved AWS service coughs up an error. No additional tooling is required. Terraform will just relay the error message from the affected service indicating what you’ve done wrong.
Top 5 Ansible Alternatives in 2022: Server Automation Solutions by Alexander Fashakin on the 19th Aug 2021 facebook Linked In Twitter
Although Terraform and Ansible are both server automation tools, there are still a few significant differences between the two. For example, Terraform is declarative while Ansible allows for both procedural configurations and declarative configurations. Also, Ansible works best as a configuration management tool while...
Why we use Terraform and not Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, or CloudFormation
Example: Terraform and Ansible. You use Terraform to deploy all the underlying infrastructure, including the network topology (i.e., VPCs, subnets, route tables), data stores (e.g., MySQL, Redis), load balancers, and servers. You then use Ansible to deploy your apps on top of those servers.This is an easy approach to start...
Ansible overtakes Chef and Puppet as the top cloud configuration management tool
Breaking these results down year-over-year, use of Ansible grew from 36% in 2018 to 41% in 2019--surpassing Chef, which grew from 36% to 37%, as well as Puppet, which grew from 34% to 37%. Rounding out the list is Terraform, which experienced a jump from 20% to 31%, and Salt, which increased in usage from 13% to 18%.
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