Apache Aurora lets you use an Apache Mesos cluster as a private cloud. It supports running long-running services, cron jobs, and ad-hoc jobs. Aurora aims to make it extremely quick and easy to take a built application and run it on machines in a cluster, with an emphasis on reliability. It provides basic operations to manage services running in a cluster, such as rolling upgrades.
To very concisely describe Aurora, it is like a distributed monit or distributed supervisord that you can instruct to do things like run 100 of these, somewhere, forever.
Aurora is built for users and operators.
Under the hood, to help you rest easy:
Aurora can take over for most uses of software like monit and chef. Aurora can manage applications, while these tools are still useful to manage Aurora and Mesos themselves.
However, if you have very specific scheduling requirements, or are building a system that looks like a scheduler itself, you may want to explore developing your own framework.
Are you using Aurora too? Let us know, or submit a patch to join the list!
If you have questions that aren‘t answered in our documentation, you can reach out to one of our mailing lists. We’re also often available in IRC: #aurora on irc.freenode.net.
You can also file bugs/issues in our JIRA queue.
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