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Cloud Foundry BOSH

BOSH is a project that unifies release engineering, deployment, and lifecycle management of small and large-scale cloud software. BOSH can provision and deploy software over hundreds of VMs. It also performs monitoring, failure recovery, and software updates with zero-to-minimal downtime.

While BOSH was developed to deploy Cloud Foundry PaaS, it can also be used to deploy almost any other software (Hadoop, for instance). BOSH is particularly well-suited for large distributed systems. In addition, BOSH supports multiple Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) providers like VMware vSphere, Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services EC2, Microsoft Azure, and OpenStack. There is a Cloud Provider Interface (CPI) that enables users to extend BOSH to support additional IaaS providers such as Apache CloudStack and VirtualBox.



The bosh CLI is the command line tool used for interacting with all things BOSH. See Installation for more details.

System Download Checksum (SHA1)
Darwin / macOS bosh-cli-5.1.1-darwin-amd64 4b80c598aa7028d83d81613a4e5a3a3b3f931dc5
Linux bosh-cli-5.1.1-linux-amd64 eccaaf1f5d9e0399271403c6966108443367ac80