Skeleton homebase for Ironfan and Chef -- use this to hold your clusters, cookbooks and stacks
Ironfan, the foundation of the Infochimps Platform, is an expressive toolset for constructing scalable, resilient architectures. It works in the cloud, in the data center, and on your laptop, and it makes your system diagram visible and inevitable. Inevitable systems coordinate automatically to interconnect, removing the hassle of manual configuration of connection points (and the associated danger of human error). For more information about Ironfan and the Infochimps Platform, visit infochimps.com.
The Ironfan Homebase repository is the central home for orchestrating your architecture. It unifies:
To jump right into using Ironfan, follow our Installation Instructions. For an explanatory tour, check out our Web Walkthrough. Please file all issues on Ironfan Issues.
ironfan-homebase works together with the full Ironfan toolset:
awesome_webapp, that I might load balance them") and aspects ("list all components that write logs, that I might logrotate them, or that I might monitor the free space on their volumes"). Found within the ironfan-pantry.
Note: Ironfan is not compatible with Ruby 1.8. All versions later than 1.9.2-p136 should work fine.