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Capistrano Overview

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Capistrano Overview

  1. 1. Capistrano <ul><li>Travis Roberts </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/travisroberts </li></ul>
  2. 2. Prerequisites <ul><li>SSH access to server </li></ul><ul><li>SSH user/password (ssh keys are better) </li></ul><ul><li>Ruby </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Step 1: Cut a hole in the box </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>gem install capistrano </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 2: cd path/to/project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 3: capify . </li></ul></ul>Project Setup
  4. 4. Customize deploy.rb <ul><li>Required settings </li></ul>set :application , &quot;test_app&quot; set :domain , &quot;mysite.com&quot; set :deploy_to , &quot;/var/www/apps/#{application}&quot; set :repository , &quot; http://svn.centresource.com/#{application}/trunk &quot; role :web , domain # where the web server runs role :app , domain # where the application layer runs role :db , domain, :primary => true # where your db runs
  5. 5. Customize deploy.rb <ul><li>Optional settings </li></ul>set :scm , :git set :repository , &quot; [email_address] :username/projectname.git&quot; set :user , &quot;deploy&quot; set :password , &quot;p@55w0rd&quot; set :use_sudo , false <ul><li>Recommended settings </li></ul>set :deploy_via , 'remote_cache' set :keep_releases , 5
  6. 6. Folder Structure <ul><li>Folder structure on server (created by calling cap servers:setup ) </li></ul>/deploy_to_path --current (symlink) --releases --20100422123598 --20100422123942 --shared --system --pids --logs
  7. 7. The Process <ul><li>Container (does nothing) </li></ul><ul><li>Container (does nothing) </li></ul><ul><li>Copies code to server </li></ul><ul><li>Touches up the copied code </li></ul><ul><li>Updates current symlink </li></ul><ul><li>Restarts application </li></ul>
  8. 8. Custom Tasks # symlink database namespace :deploy do desc &quot;Symlink database.&quot; task :symlink_db do run &quot;ln -nfs #{shared_path}/system/database.yml #{release_path}/config/database.yml&quot; end end after 'deploy:update_code' , 'deploy:symlink_db'
  9. 9. Overwrite Tasks namespace :deploy do # symfony doesn't need these tasks task :start do ; end task :stop do ; end task :restart do ; end # doctrine migration task :migrate do run &quot;cd #{release_path} && php symfony doctrine:migrate --env='prod'&quot; end end
  10. 10. Put It All Together <ul><li>cap servers:setup </li></ul><ul><li>cap deploy:cold </li></ul><ul><li>cap deploy </li></ul><ul><li>cap deploy:migrations </li></ul><ul><li>cap deploy:rollback </li></ul><ul><li>cap -T </li></ul>

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