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EC2 Demo of MCollective – Puppet Labs

by polfilm on January 9, 2013

The Marionette Collective AKA MCollective is a framework to build server orchestration or parallel job execution systems.

We’ve attempted to think out of the box a bit designing this system by not relying on central inventories and tools like SSH, we’re not simply a fancy SSH “for loop.” MCollective use modern tools like Publish Subscribe Middleware and modern philosophies like real time discovery of network resources using meta data and not hostnames. Delivering a very scalable and very fast parallel execution environment.

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