Amazon this month has released a brand new service OpsWorks as an alternative to existing models to scale and deploy application.
What's the difference you ask? Well it would be good if you joined us to dig into more detail, but here is a little taste:
AWS designed OpsWork to model, deploy, scale, and maintain applications in the cloud. AWS OpsWork can handle traditional functions such as resource provisioning, configuration management, deployment, monitoring, and access control needed to manage applications. It used acquired technology but also a great deal of Chef and existing recepies.
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