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From Andrew Bayer <andrew.ba...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: how to specify hardware-id per whirr instance template
Date Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:11:21 GMT
Yup, there's an easy way to do that -

whirr.templates.foo+bar.hardware-id=m1.large or whatever, where "foo+bar"
is the role/roles to use that hardware ID.


On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Satish Mittal <satish.mittal@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi All,
> I recently tried out apache whirr to spin off EC2 instances and deploy my
> stack - that comprises of hadoop DN/NN/TT/JT and my distributed
> applications that use hadoop. It worked fine. However in my recipe file, I
> could give only one hardware-id:
> whirr.hardware-id=m1.medium
> However this configuration applies to all instance-templates in my recipe.
> Ideally I would like to specify different hardwares for different instance
> templates - so that I could spin off EC2 instance type depending upon the
> combination of processes specified in the template (larger machine for
> large number of processes, and vice-versa). Is it possible to do so
> currently? I tried looking into the doc available, but couldn't find any
> way. Am I missing anything?
> Thanks,
> Satish
> --
> "The happiest of people donĀ“t necessarily have the best of everything,
> they just make the most of everything that comes along their way."

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