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Test Kitchen

Integration tool for developing and testing infrastructure code and software on isolated target platforms
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What is Test Kitchen?

Test Kitchen has a static, declarative configuration in a .kitchen.yml file at the root of your project. It is designed to execute isolated code run in pristine environments ensuring that no prior state exists. A plugin architecture gives you the freedom to run your code on any cloud, virtualization, or bare metal resources and allows you to write acceptance criteria in whatever framework you desire.
Test Kitchen is a tool in the Continuous Integration category of a tech stack.
Test Kitchen is an open source tool with 1.8K GitHub stars and 590 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Test Kitchen's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Test Kitchen?

8 companies reportedly use Test Kitchen in their tech stacks, including 500px, www.autotrader.co.uk, and stackstorm.

25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Test Kitchen.
Pros of Test Kitchen
Automated testing
Detect bugs in cook books
Integrates well with vagrant
Can containerise tests in Docker
Integrates well with puppet

Test Kitchen Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Test Kitchen?
It is an open-source testing framework for infrastructure with a human- and machine-readable language for specifying compliance, security and policy requirements.
With Serverspec, you can write RSpec tests for checking your servers are configured correctly. Serverspec tests your servers’ actual state by executing command locally, via SSH, via WinRM, via Docker API and so on.
In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
Travis CI
Free for open source projects, our CI environment provides multiple runtimes (e.g. Node.js or PHP versions), data stores and so on. Because of this, hosting your project on travis-ci.com means you can effortlessly test your library or applications against multiple runtimes and data stores without even having all of them installed locally.
Continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deploy process. Offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp.
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