I gave a quick writeup over Juju on Digital Ocean

Charles Butler charles.butler at canonical.com
Mon Sep 22 16:25:16 UTC 2014

Just a quick note:

Basin has seen we were #1 and sent people over to vote, so we're now in a
tie for the #1 spot on the DO api integration page.  If you've used Juju on
DO, please dont hesitate to head over to their community listing and vote
for us!


On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Sebastian <sebas5384 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yeah! DO rocks, and like Nate said, can't wait for the real provider !!!
> Here's a quote about that from Kapil:
> Its possible *(although unscheduled atm) *a real provider could be done
>> for DO when the provider object storage requirements are dropped from juju
>> which is work that's scheduled.  The coreos announcement also coincided
>> with the release of the new userdata facility on DO (smoser verified its
>> basically ec2 compatible) which means cloud-init support. In the future
>> version of this plugin i intend to use the userdata facilities as it will
>> speed up non bootstrap machine allocation as at the moment each machine has
>> to be ssh'd into.
>  Product owner! move this "history" to the top of the backlog please! :)
> Cheers,
> Sebas.
> 2014-09-22 12:47 GMT-03:00 Nate Finch <nate.finch at canonical.com>:
> Nice!  Digital Ocean really is super fast.... my Discourse charm takes
>> 21(!) minutes to deploy on an AWS m1.small and 7 minutes on a DO 2GB
>> droplet, which is 2/3rds the price of the amazon instance.
>> Kapil's digital ocean plugin really makes it all (relatively) seamless,
>> too.  I look forward to when we can make a real provider for Digital Ocean,
>> and I can take out that "relatively" part :)
>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Charles Butler <
>> charles.butler at canonical.com> wrote:
>>> http://blog.dasroot.net/juju-digital-ocean-awesome/
>>> Juju on Digital Ocean, WOW! That's all I have to say. Digital Ocean is
>>> one of the fastest cloud hosts around with their SSD backed virtual
>>> machines. To top it off their billing is a no-nonsense straight forward
>>> model. $5/mo for their lowest end server, with 1TB of included traffic.
>>> That's enough to scratch just about any itch you might have with the cloud.
>>> Speaking of scratching itches, if you haven't checked out Juju yet, now
>>> you have a *prime, low cost cloud provider* to toe the waters. Spinning
>>> up droplets with Juju is very straight forward, and offers you a hands on
>>> approach to service orchestration thats affordable enough for a weekend
>>> hacker to whet their appetite. Not to mention, Juju is currently the #1
>>> project on their API Integration listing! http://goo.gl/m6u781
>>> In about 11 minutes, we will go from zero to deployed infrastructure for
>>> a scale-out blog (much like the one you're reading right now).
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