PoolParty makes cloud provisioning and management easy. PoolParty provides a unified interface for defining and managing cloud infrasturcure on different cloud providers (just Ec2 for now).
Code your cloud!
PoolParty is written with the intention of being as application-agnostic as possible. It installs only the basic required software to glue the cloud together on the instances as listed below.
For instance, to start a basic cloud, let's write one:
pool "demo" do cloud "app" do instances 2..10 using :ec2 autoscale do trigger :lower_threshold => 0.3, :upper_threshold => 1.0, :measure => :cpu end security_group do authorize :from_port => 22, :to_port => 22 end load_balancer do listener :external_port => 8080, :internal_port => 8080, :protocol => 'tcp' end end end
Simply by issuing the command:
This will create an ec2 auto scaling group that will launch the minimum_instances (2 in this case,) inside a security group. The default naming of most objects, such as security_groups, auto scaling groups, launch_configurations, load_balancers and keypairs follow the poolname-cloudname convention. There are a number of commands PoolParty offers to interact with your cloud. They include:
Clouds are distinguished by security groups. If a security group is not specified in your cloud block, one will be created based on the naming convention poolname-cloudname.
To add a cloud_provider, there are four methods that need to be implemented. Simply sublcass the CloudProviders module and require it in your clouds.rb (or commit it back to PoolParty). Those four methods are:
Checkout the [examples](examples/) directory and its README for some more ideas and examples.
sudo gem install poolparty
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Copyright © 2009 Ari Lerner, CloudTeam
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