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A Taste of Salt: Like Puppet, Except It Doesn’t Suck

Perhaps the most compelling aspects to SaltStack is its vibrant community. Despite Puppet’s nearly six year head start, Salt boasts more contributors to its code base (as per Ohloh.net), a superior comment-to-code ratio, an increase in year-over-year commits, and a lower barrier to entry for new contributors. Community support is provided both via an active IRC channel (#salt on irc.freenode.net) and on the salt-users mailing list.

(Full Story: http://blog.smartbear.com/devops/a-taste-of-salt-like-puppet-except-it-doesnt-suck/ )