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Reorganize the cloudinit.d documentation into three main sections

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16 cloudinitd/index.rst
@@ -4,13 +4,15 @@ cloudinit.d
cloudinit.d is a tool designed for launching, controlling, and monitoring
complex environments in the cloud. Its most important feature is repeatable,
-one-click, deployment of sets of VMs configured with *launch plans*. These
+one-click, deployment of sets of VMs configured with launch plans. These
sets of VMs can be deployed over multiple clouds (Eucalyptus, Nimbus,
OpenStack, and Amazon EC2 are currently supported) as well as include
non-virtualized resources. Like the Unix init.d process, cloudinit.d can
manage dependencies between deployed VMs. It also provides mechanisms for
-testing, monitoring, and repairing a launch. For more information about
-cloudinit.d see the pages below and our `Teragrid 2011 paper
+testing, monitoring, and repairing a launch.
+
+For more information about cloudinit.d and example launchplans see the links
+below and our `Teragrid 2011 paper
<http://www.nimbusproject.org/files/cloudinitd_tg11_submit3c.pdf>`_.
For repeatable experiment management with cloudinit.d read the `report on
support for experimental computer science
@@ -19,14 +21,8 @@ support for experimental computer science
.. toctree::
:maxdepth: 1
- intro
quickstart
- wordpress
- cloudfoundry
- service
- install
- deps
- monitor
+ tutorial
launchplans
.. image:: images/cloudinitd_dia.png
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8 cloudinitd/quickstart.rst
@@ -211,3 +211,11 @@ in our case ``54c03415`` and giving it as an option to the terminate directive::
deleting the db file /home/bresnaha/.cloudinitd/cloudinitd-54c03415.db
+Example launch plans
+====================
+
+.. toctree::
+ :maxdepth: 1
+
+ wordpress
+ cloudfoundry
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20 cloudinitd/intro.rst → cloudinitd/tutorial.rst
@@ -1,11 +1,10 @@
-============
+=====================
+cloudinit.d tutorial
+=====================
+
Introduction
============
-
-Motivation
-==========
-
Solving the problems in computing often requires a set of services all
working together in concert. As distributed computing has evolved, the
management and coordination of these services has become a complicated
@@ -126,3 +125,14 @@ balancer. The plan is configured in such a way as to route the important
connection information from the mongo DB cluster, to each HTTP server.
And similarly the list of HTTP servers is sent to the load balancer once
boot level 2 completes.
+
+Organization
+============
+
+.. toctree::
+ :maxdepth: 1
+
+ service
+ install
+ deps
+ monitor
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