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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-5.1.2-darwin-amd64 3eee25b4a57be417edd5c2765444a4c3be9f7a22
Linux bosh-cli-5.1.2-linux-amd64 8afb3f5b64ba365aa38acb733a57bedd789b1e27