Capistrano is a tool for deploying and managing remote servers. Its origin is (ruby based;-) on deploying rails applications.

But its not limited to this task. There exist many extensions to capistrano (called recipes) to make deployment and management of remote servers a breeze. Have a look at the homepage of capistrano: One example for the easyness of capistrano task can be found here: which shows tasks for restarting apache.

A more interresting example is the capsize plugin for capistrano. It allows for all common EC2 tasks provided through the well known amazon ec2 webservice API:

gem install jnewland-capsize -s

build on top of the amazon ec2 gem:




Interested in Cloud or Chef Trainings? Have a look at our Commandemy Trainings page. Need help migrating to the cloud? Check out Infralovers.

comments powered by Disqus
Blog Tags