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What are the limitations of Puppet in comparison to Ansible?

There are of course several pro and cons for each of Puppet, Ansible, Chef and add your favorite tool here as well. So I'll try to stay away from opinion, and share what is great in Ansible as a ...
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What are the limitations of Puppet in comparison to Ansible?

No, people moving away from Puppet to Ansible (or vice versa) has nothing to do with what can or cannot be accomplished with either tool. Puppet/Chef/Ansible - it's mostly a matter of taste. For ...
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What are the limitations of Puppet in comparison to Ansible?

Until Puppet 4.0 there was no easy way to orchestrate application spread over multiple servers or services, as it was hard to specifically order actions in Puppet, which was a design choice. Ansible ...
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How does Cacti compare to Nagios?

While Romeo has laid out the basic facts I'd like to add a bit of experience to the answer: Basics Cacti is focused on graphs. It doesn't do any of the up/down monitoring that is provided by ...
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How does Cacti compare to Nagios?

Nagios is generic monitoring solution which can be extended by using snmp agents, custom plugins and so on. Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to ...
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