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Chef and Ansible

Learn how Chef is different from and complementary to Red Hat Ansible

Chef Is More Than a Configuration Management Tool

Traditionally, Chef has been compared to Red Hat Ansible in the context of infrastructure automation. This is only a part of our mission. Business-value applications have a lifecycle that needs to be managed. Chef focuses on automating the application lifecycle to help organizations become fast and efficient and stay ahead of the competition. We help build, deploy, and run any application securely and consistently in any environment.

Continuous Delivery Every Team Every Change

Continuous Delivery: Every Team, Every Change.

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Chef Adds Security and Compliance Automation to Ansible Deployments

Chef Compliance ensures your Ansible configuration code does not expose your organization to vulnerabilities. Chef Compliance validates your deployed configuration across applications and infrastructure. Many organizations use a combination of both Red Hat Ansible and Chef Compliance to shift left with both configuration automation and compliance.

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Why Chef

We believe that applications drive immense business value for companies.

Continuous Compliance

Chef Compliance closed-loop detect-and-correct capabilities and unparallel library of out-of-the-box certified audit and remediation content, CIS Benchmarks and DISA STIGs. Competitors have no equivalent to Chef Compliance.

Multi-cloud, Multi-platform

We provide solutions for all hybrid, on-premises, and cloud environments, ensuring consistent standards regardless of your infrastructure or OS. Our compliance content is certified across all three clouds- AWS, Azure, GCP.

Time to Value

You can ramp fast to get going with Chef Infra Language with build-in resources and helpers, 3000+ cookbooks used and supported by Chef Community.

Proven at Scale

Chef’s automation solution is flexible enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, configurations, and administrative policies in our dynamic compute environment. Learn how Facebook uses Chef to automate at massive scale.

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