Notes and other bits are being stored in this public Evernote notebook.
The current concept/design document is captured in this note
Here's an example Blimpfile:
Blimpy.fleet do |fleet| fleet.add(:aws) do |ship| ship.image_id = 'ami-349b495d' ship.livery = 'rails' ship.group = 'Simple' # [Required] The name of the desired Security Group ship.region = 'us-west-1' ship.name = 'Rails App Server' end end
In aviation, livery is the insignia or "look" an aircraft typically has. For example, Alaskan Airlines has a distinctive "creepy mountain man" livery on every plane.
With Blimpy, "livery" is a similar concept, a means of describing the "look" of
a specific machine in the cloud. Currently the concept is still on the drawing
board, but if you would imagine a tarball containing a
and Chef cookbooks or Puppet manifests to provision the entirety of the machine
When the machine comes online, the specified livery would be downloaded from S3 (for example) and bootstrap.sh would be invoked as root.