Question: Is there a free version of Chef?

Chef Offering Open Source Chef is free but with comes with no support and without many of the useful add-ons available in the enterprise versions.

Is Chef automate free?

As part of the AWS Free Tier, you can get started with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate for free.

What is the difference between chef and Ansible?

Ansible uses what is known as a push configuration. Chef uses the other type of configuration known as pull configuration. This means Chef clients have to pull information from the server using Ruby DSL, which requires programming knowledge to do.

Which is better Chef or puppet?

To use an analogy, using Puppet is like writing configuration files whereas using Chef is like programming the control of your nodes. If you or your team have more experience with system administration, you may prefer Puppet. On the other hand, if most of you are developers, Chef might be a better fit.

Which is better Chef or Puppet or Ansible?

Chef – Chef Server works only on Linux/Unix but Chef Client and Workstation can be on windows as well. Puppet – Puppet Master works only on Linux/Unix but Puppet Agent also works on windows. Ansible – Ansible supports windows machines as well but the Ansible server has to be on Linux/Unix machine.

Does Chef use YAML?

Chef has announced the release of Chef Infra 16 with a number of new features to improve creating, customizing, and updating Chef policies. This release includes YAML support for recipes, new functionality to reduce code duplication, and improvements to how Chef Infra handles mixed custom resources.

Which is best Chef or Ansible?

Chef is an older product, so its documentation is better than Ansibles. That said, the better documentation may be due to the fact that there is more to learn than with Ansible. Chef offers support for Linux, *nix and Windows.

Which is better Chef or puppet or Ansible?

Chef – Chef Server works only on Linux/Unix but Chef Client and Workstation can be on windows as well. Puppet – Puppet Master works only on Linux/Unix but Puppet Agent also works on windows. Ansible – Ansible supports windows machines as well but the Ansible server has to be on Linux/Unix machine.

Whats a good alternative to Chef?

Top 10 Alternatives to ChefRed Hat Ansible Automation Platform.Jenkins.Puppet Enterprise.Azure DevOps Server.TeamCity.CircleCI.SaltStack.GitLab.

Does Google use Ansible?

Ansible + Google have been working together on a set of auto-generated Ansible modules designed to consistently and comprehensively cover the entirety of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

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