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    Introduction

    Chief is an Application Container for use with Amazon Web Service Auto-Scaling Groups.

    About

    An application container provides the following:

    1. setup environment variables
    2. start a set of processes based on a Procfile

    AWS Auto-Scaling Groups

    A auto-scaling groups are great. Chief helps make them even better.

    Installation

    1. Install Chief — npm install -g chief
    2. Export an Upstart Job — sudo chief upstart -o /etc/init/chief.conf
    3. Install an Application Bundle to /home/ubuntu/bundle/master

    Chief reads the environment configuration from the AWS user-data property, and passes it to your application.

    Application Bundles

    Chief can run any kind of application, not just Node.js. Chief runs Procfile application; the root of your bundle must contain a Profile like the following:

    web: node server.js
    log: node logger.js
    

    Production

    Chief is designed to work in production. Each process in your Procfile is started independently, and will be restarted if it crashes.

    • application logs are kept at /var/log/chief/<proc-key>.log
    • start using upstart — sudo start chief
    • stop using upstart — sudo stop chief

    Todos

    • configure upstart script via command line
    • support process scaling i.e. web=2,log=1
    • add log aggregation

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    npm i chief

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    0.0.4

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