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deis 0.4.0

Command-line Client for Deis, the open PaaS

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Latest Version: 1.9.post1

Deis Client

The Deis client is a Python CLI that issues API calls to a private Deis controller, providing a Heroku-inspired PaaS workflow.

What is Deis?

Deis is an open source PaaS that makes it easy to deploy and scale LXC containers and Chef nodes used to host applications, databases, middleware and other services. Deis leverages Chef, Docker and Heroku Buildpacks to provide a private PaaS that is lightweight and flexible.

Deis comes with out-of-the-box support for Ruby, Python, Node.js, Java, Clojure, Scala, Play, PHP, Perl, Dart and Go. However, Deis can deploy anything using Heroku Buildpacks, Docker images or Chef recipes. Deis is designed to work with any cloud provider. Currently Amazon EC2, Rackspace, and DigitalOcean are supported.

Why Deis?

Deploy anything

Deploy a wide range of languages and frameworks with a simple git push using Heroku Buildpacks or (coming soon) Dockerfiles. Use custom Chef layers to deploy databases, middleware and other add-on services.

Control everything

Choose your hosting provider configuration. Define a formation with your own proxy and runtime layers. Retain full root access to every node. Manage your platform with a private Deis controller.

Scale effortlessly

Scale nodes and containers with a single command. Node provisioning, container balancing and proxy reconfiguration are completely automated.

100% Open Source

Free, transparent and easily customized. Join the open-source PaaS and DevOps community by using Deis and complimentary projects like Docker, Chef and Heroku Buildpacks.

Get Started

  1. Install the Client:
$ sudo pip install deis
  1. Register a User:
$ deis register
$ deis keys:add
  1. Deploy an Application:
$ deis create
Creating application... done, created peachy-waxworks
Git remote deis added
$ git push deis master
       Java app detected
-----> Installing OpenJDK 1.6... done
-----> Compiled slug size: 63.5 MB
       Launching... done, v2

-----> peachy-waxworks deployed to Deis ...

$ curl -s
Powered by Deis!
  1. Manage an Application:
$ deis config:set DATABASE_URL=postgres://
$ deis scale web=8
$ deis run ls -l  # the view from inside a container
total 28
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  553 Dec  2 23:59 LICENSE
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   60 Dec  2 23:59 Procfile
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   33 Dec  2 23:59
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1622 Dec  2 23:59 pom.xml
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Dec  2 23:59 src
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   25 Dec  2 23:59
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Dec  3 00:00 target

To learn more, use deis help or browse the documentation.


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