Create an ArangoDB cluster on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
To easy-deploy an ArangoDB cluster on AWS you just need to install the official awscli, download a single bash script and watch the tool take care of the rest for you. Your aws account needs permission for creating instances, adding ssh-keypairs and managing security groups.
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AWS CLI Settings:
The script needs the awscli installed and configured. You can skip this part if your awscli tool is already installed and fully configured. Otherwise please follow these steps:
Install awscli (python and pip required):
sudo pip install awscli
Then configure awscli:
You will be asked for:
- AWS Access Key ID
- AWS Secret Access Key
- Default region name
- Default output format (optional)
Create an ArangoDB cluster on Amazon Web Services:
When the script is finished, you’ll get a screen with all the info you need to be able to work with the cluster.
Also this will create a directory called
./aws that contains information about the cluster. You can easily get rid of the cluster as well as of the virtual machines by doing
Feel free to try it out! See below for information on how to configure things.
Some background information for the curious
This script will use awscli authentication for Amazon Web Services to deploy a number of VM instances running CoreOS. If you do not already have one, it will first create a SSH keypair for you and deploy it to AWS and your ssh-agent. Once the machines are running, the script uses Docker images to start up all components of an ArangoDB cluster and link them to each other. In the end, it will print out access information.
No installation of ArangoDB is needed neither on the VM instances nor on your machine. All deployment issues are taken care of by Docker. You can simply sit back and enjoy.
The whole process will take a few minutes and will print out some status reports.
Some switches to configure a few things
Use the -h switch to get this help page.
Optional prerequisites The following environment variables are used:
- SIZE : size/machine-type of the instance (e.g. -m t1.medium)
- NUMBER : count of machines to create (e.g. -n 3)
- OUTPUT : local output log folder (e.g.
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