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Apache Mesos Essentials by Dharmesh Kakadia

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Aurora

Apache Aurora (http://aurora.apache.org) is another service framework that is used to schedule jobs to Apache Mesos. It provides many of the primitives that allow stateless services to quickly deploy and scale, while providing good assurances for fault tolerance. Aurora is a feature-rich job scheduling framework that is optimized for a large number of jobs and high user count. It was developed at Twitter and ran mission-critical infrastructure at many organizations even before becoming an Apache project.

An Aurora job consists of multiple similar task replicas. An Aurora task can be a single process or a set of processes running on the same machine. Because Mesos only provides the abstraction of a task, Aurora provides a component called ...

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