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choregraphie (30) Versions 0.12.0

Coordinates the application of changes induced by chef

cookbook 'choregraphie', '= 0.12.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'choregraphie', '= 0.12.0'
knife supermarket install choregraphie
knife supermarket download choregraphie
Quality 29%


choregraphie is French for choreography.

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A protected resource is a resource whose convergence can induce downtime on the service. For instance, service[mydatabase] is usually a resource to protect.

A choregraphie describes actions which operate on some chef events. It allows, for instance, to run an action before and after the convergence of a resource (currently: after means at the end of a sucessful run).

A primitive is a helper for common idioms in choregraphies. Examples: grabbing a lock, silencing the monitoring, executing a shell command.


choregraphie 'my elasticsearch' do
  # protect against service and network restart
  on 'service[mydatase]'
  on 'service[network]'

  # protect against all reboot resources
  on /^reboot\[/

  on :weighted_resources # compatiblity with resource-weight cookbook

  # built-in primitive
  consul_lock(path: 'choregraphie/locks/myes', concurrency: 2)

  before do
    # roll your own code


Only chef >= 12.6 is supported (due to a dependency on :before notifications).

Usage of compat_resource cookbook is highly discouraged as it modifies chef behavior and has silently broken :before notification in the past which are the foundation of choregraphie. Branch 'criteo' in criteo-forks organization is a safely patched version of this cookbook to avoid any chef monkeypatching.

Choregraphies can be applied only on resources that support whyrun (currently chef default resources and resource/provider style).
Custom resources (the whole resource defined in the resources/ directory) are not supported at the moment (see for a discussion).

Available Primitives

See the code for up-to-date information.

Three very basic primitives:

  • Before: before { ... } will execute code before protected resources are converged. The block will receive the converged resource as argument.
  • Cleanup: cleanup { ... } will execute code at the end of a successful chef-client run. The cleanup block will be executed at each chef-client run. This code should thus be efficient and safe to run at the end of all chef-client runs (for instance cleaning a file only if it exists).
  • Finish: finish { ... } will execute code after cleanup stage. There can be only one finish block.

Slightly more advanced primitives:
* CheckFile: check_file '/tmp/do_it' will wait until the given file exists on the filesystem. This file is cleaned after.
* WaitUntil: wait_until "ping -c 1" will wait until the command exit with a 0 status. This primitives supports string, mixlib/shellout instance and blocks. One can specify to run the wait_until in "before" or "cleanup" stages using the options (see code for details).
* ConsulLock: consul_lock {path: '/lock/my_app', id: 'my_node', concurrency: 5} will grab a lock from consul and release it afterwards. This primitive is based on optimistic concurrency rather than consul sessions. It uses finish block to release the lock ensuring that the lock release happens after all cleanup blocks. It is also possible to specify the :datacenter option to take the lock in another datacenter.
* ConsulRackLock: consul_rack_lock {path: '/lock/my_app', id: 'my_node', rack: 'my_rack_id', concurrency: 2} will grab a lock from consul and release it afterwards. This has the same properties as ConsulLock but will allow in node to enter if another node with the same rack is already under the lock. Concurrency level is on the number of concurrent racks (not on concurrent nodes per rack).
* ConsulMaintenance: consul_maintenance reason: 'My reason' will enable.
maintenance mode on the consul agent before the choregraphie starts.
* ConsulHealthCheck: consul_health_check(checkids: %w(service:consul-http-agent service:myhealthcheck)) will block until consul health check is passing. By default it will wait for 150s before failing the chef run. ids for checkids are the composition of the check type and the id of the check (For ex. for service check myhealthcheck, id is service:myhealthcheck).
* EnsureChoregraphie:
ensure_choregraphie` will make sure that another
choregraphie is already protecting the resources, or wait for a file (an
optional file path can be provided). This primitive is useful for cookbook
providers to make sure users will protect some critical

Note: all primitives interacting with consul require the diplomat gem. You can easily install it with consul cookbook.

Missing Primitives

Write your own, it is easy.

How to write a primitive

You should have a look at the example primitives such as check_file.

Primitives can implement two callbacks: before and cleanup. See primitives section above for more details.

Collaborator Number Metric

0.12.0 failed this metric

Failure: Cookbook has 1 collaborators. A cookbook must have at least 2 collaborators to pass this metric.

Contributing File Metric

0.12.0 failed this metric

Failure: To pass this metric, your cookbook metadata must include a source url, the source url must be in the form of, and your repo must contain a file

Foodcritic Metric

0.12.0 failed this metric

FC066: Ensure chef_version is set in metadata: choregraphie/metadata.rb:1
FC069: Ensure standardized license defined in metadata: choregraphie/metadata.rb:1
Run with Foodcritic Version 12.3.0 with tags metadata,correctness ~FC031 ~FC045 and failure tags any

License Metric

0.12.0 failed this metric

choregraphie does not have a valid open source license.
Acceptable licenses include Apache-2.0, apachev2, Apache 2.0, MIT, mit, GPL-2.0, gplv2, GNU Public License 2.0, GPL-3.0, gplv3, GNU Public License 3.0.

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