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Capistrano vs cPanel: What are the differences?

What is Capistrano? A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby. Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.

What is cPanel? Create an exceptional hosting experience. It is an industry leading hosting platform with world-class support. It is globally empowering hosting providers through fully-automated point-and-click hosting platform by hosting-centric professionals.

Capistrano and cPanel can be categorized as "Server Configuration and Automation" tools.

Capistrano is an open source tool with 11.1K GitHub stars and 1.71K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Capistrano's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Capistrano has a broader approval, being mentioned in 293 company stacks & 81 developers stacks; compared to cPanel, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Capistrano
Pros of cPanel
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    Automated deployment with several custom recipes
  • 63
    Simple
  • 23
    Ruby
  • 11
    Release-folders with symlinks
  • 9
    Multistage deployment
  • 2
    Cryptic syntax
  • 2
    Integrated rollback
  • 1
    Supports aws
  • 3
    Backups
  • 3
    Documentation
  • 2
    Databases Management
  • 2
    DNS Zone Editor
  • 2
    Security
  • 1
    Extensions

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Cons of Capistrano
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      Not free

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    What is Capistrano?

    Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.

    What is cPanel?

    It is an industry leading hosting platform with world-class support. It is globally empowering hosting providers through fully-automated point-and-click hosting platform by hosting-centric professionals

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    Jobs that mention Capistrano and cPanel as a desired skillset
    CBRE
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland England London
    CBRE
    United States of America District of Columbia Washington, D.C.
    CBRE
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland England London
    Pinterest
    San Francisco, CA, US; Seattle, WA, US
    Pinterest
    San Francisco, CA, US; Seattle, WA, US
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    What are some alternatives to Capistrano and cPanel?
    Fabric
    Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution.
    Shipit
    Shipit is an automation engine and a deployment tool written for node / iojs. Shipit was built to be a Capistrano alternative for people who don't know ruby, or who experienced some issues with it. If you want to write tasks in JavaScript and enjoy the node ecosystem, Shipit is also for you.
    Docker
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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.
    Chef
    Chef enables you to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions. Freely move applications and configurations from one cloud to another. Chef is integrated with all major cloud providers including Amazon EC2, VMWare, IBM Smartcloud, Rackspace, OpenStack, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, Google Compute Engine, Joyent Cloud and others.
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