Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a new service called OpsWorks, which manages apps at any scale. But more interesting is the disruptive influence the move will have on the fledgling platform as a service market (PaaS) and the battles between Chef and Puppet, the two competing services that help DevOps pros manage their increasingly complex infrastructures.
According to the announcement, the service is designed to manage the “complete application life cycle, including resource provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, software updates, monitoring and access control.” In a blog post, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels writes that AWS OpsWorks is built on technology developed by Berlin company Peritor, the creators of Scalarium, which was acquired by AWS in 2012.
OpsWorks gives developers the capability to use what it calls “layers,” which act as blueprints for the instances that a developer deploys. These layers can be used to configure a set of…
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