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Scalable Cloud Ops with Fugue by Josha Stella

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Fugue Computing Is Cloud Computing

We just said that you’ll program infrastructure in this chapter. That is, you’ll code directly against the cloud. How? You don’t configure a pile of complex infrastructure. Instead, you declare how the components of your application deploy, scale, and interact using a domain-specific language called Ludwig.

Ludwig is your coding interface with Fugue. It’s not a templating approach. It’s a true programming language for the cloud, inspired by the guarantees of functional patterns in Erlang and Haskell. But Ludwig is easy to use, easy to write, straightforward, and intuitive. It’s compiled. It error-checks and provides error messaging. It collapses into a handful of lines of code what takes dozens, hundreds, ...

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