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Which Configuration Management Tool Should I Use? Spotlight on Chef

The rise of DevOps has necessitated the creation of tools that enable engineers to manage hundreds or even thousands of machines at once. Through a process known as infrastructure as code (IaC), Configuration Management (CM) tools allow SysAdmins and DevOps teams to maintain visibility over their server infrastructure, and deploy and take action at a mass scale. 

When it comes to mass deployment and CM, there are four big software players: Puppet, Ansible, Saltstack, and Chef. KernelCare can be deployed via all four of them. Chef is a popular option, with unique pros and cons. Here is everything you need to know.