Created: 2011-07-15 01:18
Updated: 2013-12-19 15:26

Scripts to use Couchbase software via CloudInit (cloud-init).


Change the passwords!

That is - fork this project, change the passwords, push to your own S3 bucket, etc. Or at least change them quickly after launching your servers.


You can use these scripts with any CloudInit-compatible VM's, via the "#include" UserData directive. The Default Amazon Linux AMI's on EC2, for example, are CloudInit-compatible...

  • Basic 64-bit Amazon Linux AMI 2012.03 (AMI Id: ami-aecd60c7)
  • Basic 64-bit Amazon Linux AMI 2011.09 (AMI Id: ami-1b814f72)

When launching your EC2 instance, merely specify a UserData text of...


The script creates 500M bucket by default, which might exceed the system memory if you plan to use a small instance. In this case, change the following parameters to reflect your needs


The script takes awhile to download the relevant packages, so please be patient before accessing your server at...


More info

Also, to launch more than just single nodes and instead launch auto-joined, "N-pack" clusters of Couchbase servers, please consider the CloudFormation templates at...


  • MIT - Made It Trivial for you to use.
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