What is it?
AutomateIt is an open source tool for automating the setup and maintenance of servers, applications and their dependencies.
What benefits does it provide?
It helps technology-oriented organizations speed up product development, improve agility, deliver higher-quality services, reduce risk and downtime, and simplify change management.
Who can it help?
AutomateIt benefits anyone needing high-quality applications and IT services:
What does it do?
AutomateIt includes plugins for:
How are these features useful?
AutomateIt makes it possible to know how everything is setup, easily recreate an environment, and quickly adapt to change. Faster, more efficient systems management will help you run circles around competitors, impress your boss, and sleep better at night. AutomateIt can turn your system administration into a competitive advantage.
How is it used?
The typical work process:
How hard is it to use?
AutomateIt is easy to use and follows familiar conventions. You already know many of its commands and syntax if you’ve written a Unix shell script. You can install the tool, read the tutorial and begin writing recipes in less than an hour.
How is AutomateIt better than shell scripts, Cfengine and Puppet?
See the Compare page.
Where do I learn to use it?
Does it only work on Unix?
No. AutomateIt’s primary target is Unix, but it can run on any platform supported by Ruby or Java. See the Compatibility page.
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