Eggmonster is a set of daemons and tools for managing Python daemons deployed to a cluster of computers.
Eggmonster has four daemons, which are implemented using the eventful async library (which in turn depends on pyevent and libevent).
- monster_eggserver – implements a proprietary cheeseshop-like package repository
- monster_launchd – a TCP server with a custom application-level protocol that manages local processes
- monster_logd – a TCP server that writes all messages it receives to the filesystem
- monster_server – the “eggmonster master,” each instance provides service on three different TCP ports
Eggmonster includes four tools: