Allows you to provision compute resources (currently limited to virtual machines) on your desired cloud provider.

Supported Cloud Providers

Express supports the following cloud providers:

  • Amazon EC2
  • OpSource (Beta)
  • GoGrid (Experimental)

In addition to the cloud providers specified above, Enterprise also supports the following:

  • VMWare vCloud Director and higher
  • OpenStack Diablo and higher
  • Eucalyptus (Experimental)

Supported Operating Systems

The following operating systems are supported:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 and higher
  • CentOS 5.8 and higher

Other Requirements

  • Compute instances must allow SSH access on port 22
  • Runnable login shell (/bin/sh or compatible)
  • PATH-executable command echo


The Compute module exposes the following actions: