[erlang-questions] distributed system: same app, different params

Roberto Ostinelli <>
Wed Jul 1 18:17:08 CEST 2009


ulf and kunthar,

i'm currently using scripts via python, but i wished there was a more
natural way for erlang to keep track of running procs. i thought otp would
take care of this.

thank you :)

r.


2009/6/23 Kunthar <>

> I don't know if those fit to your needs but here are two options;
>
> Check pssh, fancy pink background :)
> http://www.theether.org/pssh/
>
> Check capistrano, Ruby guys holiday inn.
> http://www.capify.org/
>
>
> Peace
> \|/ Kunth
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Ulf
> Wiger<> wrote:
> > Roberto Ostinelli wrote:
> >>
> >> hi, can i ask for a little clarification more: what would you use to
> >> deploy this script on many different machines? mechanisms such as bash
> >> script managers over the network, application_controller, ...?
> >
> > I guess this is a bit application-specific, but one may e.g. distribute
> > a global config document, and let each machine find its own particulars
> > by matching on the host name. It can then complement the global config
> > with data found through local discovery.
> >
> > A bash or python script might be the best tool for this kind of
> > thing, but escript could of course also work.
> >
> > Another fairly nice approach, if you're running within an Erlang
> > environment already, is file:script(File). It's like
> > file:consult/1, but returns the value of the last expression.
> > This function actually came from the 'builder' project, where
> > I generated app files, config, boot and script files through
> > a combination of preset values and local discovery.
> >
> > BR,
> > Ulf W
> > --
> > Ulf Wiger
> > CTO, Erlang Training & Consulting Ltd
> > http://www.erlang-consulting.com
> >
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