Articles tagged with:supervisor

Shelving Composites (for now)

A little over one year ago, Christopher Maier presented the ability to create composite packages, a special kind of Habitat package that includes other Habitat packages in order to be managed by a single Supervisor. The Habitat community had been finding...

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  • person iconGarrett Amini
  • calendar iconOct 29, 2018

Changes in the Forthcoming 0.56.0 Supervisor: What You Need To Know

The 0.56.0 release of Habitat brings with it one of the largest changes to the Supervisor that we've ever made. We'd like to share with you what these changes are, why we needed to make them, and what steps you as a Supervisor user need to take to...

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  • person iconChristopher Maier
  • calendar iconMay 11, 2018

Habitat Can Now Run in OpenShift

With the 0.53.0 release of Habitat, we're happy to announce that users can now run their Habitat-exported Docker containers on the OpenShift platform! In this post we'll show you what you need to do to run your own apps in OpenShift, as well as what...

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  • person iconChristopher Maier
  • calendar iconFeb 7, 2018

Packaging a .Net Windows Service Application

This post will demonstrate how to package a .Net Windows service application using Habitat. A Windows service application provides some interesting challenges to Habitat packaging because the application process is ultimately controlled by the Windows...

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  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconDec 21, 2017

Exporting Windows Packages to Docker

Yesterday's Habitat 0.50.0 release introduces the ability to export a Windows package to a Docker Windows container. This is great for multiple reasons! For starters:

  • You can easily test multi supervisor configurations without provisioning VMs or...
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  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconDec 1, 2017

Introducing Runtime Environment Variables

Today, we'd like to introduce a new feature for Habitat packages that should make it easier to create packages that work the way you want automatically without a lot of extra work from plan authors. Lots of users have asked for this for a while, and...

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  • person iconChristopher Maier
  • calendar iconNov 30, 2017

Running Habitat as a Windows Service

You can now run Habitat on Windows as a Windows Service. This is the recommended way to run a Windows Habitat production environment. All of the Windows service functionality resides in a new package core/windows-service. This includes a small C# program

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  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconOct 31, 2017

Introducing Composites

We're excited to talk about a new preview feature in Habitat that we feel will unlock some more interesting use cases that community members have been wanting for a while. In this post, we'll talk about composite packages and how they might help you...

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  • person iconChristopher Maier
  • calendar iconOct 18, 2017

Running a Full Framework ASP.NET IIS application in Habitat

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For the past several months we have been working hard to provide full feature parity accross all Habitat components on Windows. We often use an ASP.NET Core plan to test Windows functionality because building and running a .NET Core application is...

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  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconAug 9, 2017

Making a Leader/Follower MySql Cluster with Habitat!

One of the most compelling pieces of Habitat is using the Supervisor to create self-organizing and self-healing topologies. Today we will, step by step, create a MySQL Leader/Follower cluster using Habitat.

Setting up your infrastructure

Create...

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  • person iconNell Shamrell-Harrington
  • calendar iconJul 25, 2017

Habitat on Windows!

We are pleased to announce that the latest release of Habitat - v0.25.0 - brings Habitat to Windows! This functionality has been evolving steadily for the last several months and has been available in various pieces along the way. Perhaps you have...

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  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconJul 7, 2017

Happy Birthday, Habitat!

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Happy Birthday, Habitat!

Last night marked Habitat’s first birthday party, celebrated with the project’s core team, which flew from their various distributed locations, local community members, and friends of the project. A public livestream allowed...

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  • person iconTasha Drew
  • calendar iconJun 28, 2017