"The versatility is great."
"The most valuable features are the agent, high load balancing, and overall robustness and features."
"Anything that we manage through Puppet always runs perfectly."
"The most valuable functionality is the ability to define the deployment process, schedule the deployment and automatically execute the deployments to different environments."
"The stability is good. I haven't experienced any issues."
"Stable solution that's good for automating the CI/CD pipeline: from development to production."
"It's a bit of a pain point to make sure that everything works once we've upgraded it because Puppet has been evolving pretty fast."
"There's a lot of scope for enhancement on the DevSecOps side. They should definitely include features for compliance, for both the Linux and Windows side of the devices, as well as for network devices. Compliance is something they need to work on."
"The solution has really complex code, you have to understand the Ruby language. However, once you know the code then you can move ahead without any problems."
"The technical support of the solution could definitely be improved as PMRs take long to resolve."
"I would like to see more reporting for container architecture."
"The scalability of this application needs improvement. Changes and variations in the application become bottlenecks as they need to be more seamless and comfortable."
Puppet Data Center Automation helps sysadmins automate configuration and management of machines and the software running on them. With our software, businesses can make rapid, repeatable changes and automatically enforce the consistency of systems and devices, across physical and virtual machines, on prem or in the cloud.
IBM UrbanCode Deploy orchestrates and automates the deployment of applications, middleware configuration, and database changes into development, test, and production environments—local, dedicated or shared cloud environments—accelerating time to market and reducing cost by shrinking manual efforts from days to minutes with automation, while reducing risk by cutting deployment errors by up to 90 percent.
Puppet Enterprise is ranked 9th in Configuration Management with 3 reviews while UrbanCode Deploy is ranked 4th in Release Automation with 3 reviews. Puppet Enterprise is rated 8.6, while UrbanCode Deploy is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Puppet Enterprise writes "A set-it-and-forget-it management solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of UrbanCode Deploy writes "Stable solution which automates the CI/CD pipeline, but its scalability needs some improvement". Puppet Enterprise is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Red Hat Satellite, BigFix and BMC TrueSight Server Automation, whereas UrbanCode Deploy is most compared with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Microsoft Azure DevOps, GitLab, Nolio Release Automation and HCL Launch.
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