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Capistrano vs SlickStack: What are the differences?

Developers describe Capistrano as "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. On the other hand, SlickStack is detailed as "LEMP stack automation for WordPress". SlickStack is a free LEMP stack automation script written in Bash designed to enhance and simplify WordPress provisioning, performance, and security.

Capistrano and SlickStack can be primarily classified as "Server Configuration and Automation" tools.

Some of the features offered by Capistrano are:

  • Reliably deploy web application to any number of machines simultaneously, in sequence or as a rolling set
  • Automate audits of any number of machines (checking login logs, enumerating uptimes, and/or applying security patches)
  • Script arbitrary workflows over SSH

On the other hand, SlickStack provides the following key features:

  • CloudFlare
  • Ubuntu
  • Nginx

Capistrano and SlickStack are both open source tools. It seems that Capistrano with 11.1K GitHub stars and 1.71K forks on GitHub has more adoption than SlickStack with 88 GitHub stars and 20 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Capistrano
Pros of SlickStack
  • 123
    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
  • 0
    WordPress exclusive
  • 0
    Designed for Ubuntu LTS
  • 0
    Dependency-free
  • 0
    Idempotent installation
  • 0
    Works on any cloud VPS network
  • 0
    Free OpenSSL certificates (that never expire)
  • 0
    100% open source (better security and transparency)
  • 0
    Native Bash commands (no learning new shortcuts)
  • 0
    Includes MU plugins for technical SEO, etc
  • 0
    Built-in WordPress plugin blacklist
  • 0
    Redis object caching enabled by default
  • 0
    Nginx FastCGI Cache enabled by default

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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 SlickStack?

SlickStack is a free LEMP stack automation script written in Bash designed to enhance and simplify WordPress provisioning, performance, and security.

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Shipit
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