Moonshine is Rails deployment and configuration management done right.
By leveraging capistrano and puppet, moonshine allows you have a working application server in 15 minutes, and be able to sanely manage it's configuration from the comfort of your version control of choice.
To get started, check out our tutorial. It covers configuring and deploying your application for the first time with Moonshine.
Once you're a bit more comfortable with Moonshine, you'll find our documentation on the wiki to be helpful!
A server running Ubuntu 8.10 or 10.04 LTS (Want to see your favorite platform supported? Fork Moonshine on GitHub!)
A Rails 2.3 or Rails 3 app
A user on this server that can:
Execute commands via sudo
Access your application's source code repository
It's also pretty simple!
$ script/plugin install git://github.com/railsmachine/moonshine.git # Rails 3 $ script/rails generate moonshine # Rails 2 $ script/generate moonshine
It's easy enough:
$ gem install shadow_puppet isolate-scenarios $ rake spec
isolate-scenarios is used to test against multiple versions of Rails. To run all scenarios at once:
$ isolate-scenarios rake spec
For help or general discussion, visit the Moonshine newsgroup.