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Implementing AppFog

By : Matthew Nohr, Isaac Rabinovitch
Book Image

Implementing AppFog

By: Matthew Nohr, Isaac Rabinovitch

Overview of this book

AppFog is the leading platform-as-a-service provider of PHP, Ruby, Node.js, and Java solutions. It is used by developers worldwide to deploy tens of thousands of applications. AppFog delivers a reliable, scalable, and fast platform for deploying applications in the cloud.This book is a hands-on guide that will walk you through creating and deploying applications to the cloud using AppFog, which will allow you to get your application deployed without the hassle of setting up servers.This book demonstrates how to use the AppFog service to build an application and have it running in the Cloud. It will walk you through the initial AppFog setup process and explain how to create your first application in minutes.You will also discover how to use services such as databases to make your applications more powerful. You will also learn how to create applications from scratch.You will find out everything you need to know to get an application running in the cloud for the first time.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Implementing AppFog
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Managing your application

These commands can be used to control and configure your application.



af start [appname]

Starts an application.

af stop [appname]

Stops an application.

af restart [appname]

Restarts an application.

af mem [appname] [memsize]

Updates the amount of memory allocated for your application.

af map [appname] [url]

Maps an application to a given URL.

af unmap [appname] [url]

Removes an application from a given URL.

af instances [appname]

Displays the configured instances of an application along with state (for example, RUNNING) and start time for each one.

af instances [appname] [num]

Changes the number of configured instances.

af env [appname]

Lists custom environment variables for an application.

af env-add [appname] [variable=value]

Adds an environment variable specific to an application.

af env-del [appname] [variable]

Removes an environment variable for an application.

The basic commands to start, stop, and restart are described...