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Client for the Gridspot computing service.

Project description

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PyGridspot
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PyGridspot is a simple python client for the Gridspot API (www.gridspot.com). It is
intended to make managing gridspot vms easier. Typical usage looks like:

import os
from pygridspot import *

g = Gridspot(api_key='<YOUR API KEY>',\
cache='file',\
cache_file='cache.dat')

il = g.get_instances()

for instance in il.new:
g.bootstrap(os.path.expanduser('~/.ssh/id_rsa'), instance, '/tmp/test.sh')

The above code when executed results in:

aelaguiz$ python test.py
[Instance inst_<INSTANCE_ID> = Running]
[69.4.239.72:64333] put: /tmp/test.sh -> /tmp/test.sh
[69.4.239.72:64333] sudo: chmod +x /tmp/test.sh && /tmp/test.sh && exit
[69.4.239.72:64333] out: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security InRelease
[69.4.239.72:64333] out: Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric InRelease
[69.4.239.72:64333] out: Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates InRelease

The key improvement over a simple REST client is the support for automatic bootstrapping
of the new VMs using the Fabric SSH API to push a setup script and run it on any new VMs.

Dependencies
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Fabric >= 1.4.3
httplib2 >= 0.7.4

Contributing
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Fork, submit pull request.

Changelog
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v0.0.2, 7/16/2012 -- Brought code up to pep8 standards, added support for stop_instance.

v0.0.1, 7/12/2012 -- Fixed missing readme in sdist package. Initial release.

v0.0.1dev, 7/12/2012 -- Initial upload.

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