Opinionated AWS CloudFormation Stack manager
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stacker is a tool and library used to create & update multiple CloudFormation stacks. It was originally written at Remind and released to the open source community.
stacker Blueprints are written in troposphere, though the purpose of most templates is to keep them as generic as possible and then use configuration to modify them.
At Remind we use stacker to manage all of our Cloudformation stacks - both in development, staging and production without any major issues.
The stacker command is built to have sub-commands, much like git. Currently the comands are:
Stack can also be executed from Docker. Use this method to run stacker if you want to avoid setting up a python environment:
docker run -it -v `pwd`:/stacks remind101/stacker build ...