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AWX vs Tower: What are the differences?

Developers describe AWX as "Centralize and control your IT infrastructure with a visual dashboard". AWX provides a web-based user interface, REST API, and task engine built on top of Ansible. It is the upstream project for Tower, a commercial derivative of AWX. Ansible Towers powers enterprise automation by adding control, security and delegation capabilities to Ansible environments. On the other hand, Tower is detailed as "The most powerful Git client for Mac & Windows". Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.

AWX can be classified as a tool in the "Server Configuration and Automation" category, while Tower is grouped under "Source Code Management Desktop Apps".

AWX is an open source tool with 6.17K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here's a link to AWX's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of AWX
Pros of Tower
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    Open source
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    Git
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    Just works
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    Version control
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    Awesome
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    Simple layout
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    Multiple windows
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    Multiple tabs
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    Automatic repo discovery
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    Gitflow support
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    Uses standard git terminology and methods
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    Submodule support
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    Interactive stage or discard by hunks or lines
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    Github integration
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    Full featured client
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    SAS

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      Subscription based
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      Expensive
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      No side by side diff
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      Merge conflict resolution impossible/unclear

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    What is AWX?

    AWX provides a web-based user interface, REST API, and task engine built on top of Ansible. It is the upstream project for Tower, a commercial derivative of AWX. Ansible Towers powers enterprise automation by adding control, security and delegation capabilities to Ansible environments.

    What is Tower?

    Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.

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    What are some alternatives to AWX and Tower?
    Jenkins
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    Rundeck
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    Ansible
    Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
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    Semaphore is the fastest continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) platform on the market, powering the world’s best engineering teams.
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