What is AWS OpsWorks?
Start from templates for common technologies like Ruby, Node.JS, PHP, and Java, or build your own using Chef recipes to install software packages and perform any task that you can script. AWS OpsWorks can scale your application using automatic load-based or time-based scaling and maintain the health of your application by detecting failed instances and replacing them. You have full control of deployments and automation of each component
AWS OpsWorks is a tool in the Server Configuration and Automation category of a tech stack.
Who uses AWS OpsWorks?
90 companies reportedly use AWS OpsWorks in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Swingvy, and Infrastructure.
104 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AWS OpsWorks.
AWS OpsWorks Integrations
AWS OpsWorks's Features
- AWS OpsWorks lets you model the different components of your application as layers in a stack, and maps your logical architecture to a physical architecture. You can see all resources associated with your application, and their status, in one place.
- AWS OpsWorks provides an event-driven configuration system with rich deployment tools that allow you to efficiently manage your applications over their lifetime, including support for customizable deployments, rollback, partial deployments, patch management, automatic instance scaling, and auto healing.
- AWS OpsWorks lets you define template configurations for your entire environment in a format that you can maintain and version just like your application source code.
- AWS OpsWorks supports any software that has a scripted installation. Because OpsWorks uses the Chef framework, you can bring your own recipes or leverage hundreds of community-built configurations.
AWS OpsWorks Alternatives & Comparisons
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