# Orchestration

A orchestration tool will provision the servers themselves, leaving the job of configuring those servers to other configuration management tool.

It's part of a set of tool to support infrastructure as code.

Meaning of the term orchestration

• basic ordering or command-blasting
• conducting machines like an orchestra

The capability to do operations on multi-tier applications in a coordinated way, making it easy to orchestrate a sophisticated zero-downtime rolling upgrade.