Juju is an application management tool. It consists of Juju itself, the Ops Framework, as well as a vast collection of Charms.

What is Juju?

In a way, it could be thought of as a tool combining concepts from tools for GitOps and Infrastructure as Code (like Argo and Terraform) with service and configuration management. In contrast to the mentioned tools, its usable on other infrastructure platforms than Kubernetes, like OpenStack, and even Bare-metal.


  • Enables repeatability of complex workload deployments
  • Encourages us to codify our operational knowledge into encapsulated, reusable components, or charms.
  • Enables modelling of deployments and relationships
  • Enables portability across different clouds, Kubernetes, as well as bare-metal.


  • Saves time
  • Reduces cost
  • Introduces repeatability and predictability



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