FAQ (Platform 2.0 Beta)

General

What is the Platform 2.0 Beta?

The Fugue Platform 2.0 beta is a focused beta release that provides Azure services for some of our existing design partners. The components include a CLI installed on a user’s desktop and a Conductor comprised of both AWS and Azure resources installed within a user’s account.

For customers interested in access to the Platform 2.0 beta we encourage you to contact us through sales@fugue.co for more information.

What do I need to get started?

  • An AWS GovCloud account and the AWS CLI configured for your account
  • An Azure Government account and the Azure CLI configured your account
  • One of our supported operating systems:
    • macOS El Capitan (10.11.*), macOS High Sierra (10.13.*)
    • Ubuntu (14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS)
    • Amazon Linux (2016.03.3)
    • RHEL 6 & 7.2 (Yum/RPM)
    • Microsoft Windows (Windows 10)

Note: For Windows users we recommend using PowerShell 5 and $env:var syntax. To determine your version of PowerShell you can useecho $PSVersionTable.PSVersion. If you have additional questions reach out to support@fugue.co.

Can I run the Fugue Platform 2.0 beta Conductor and my existing Fugue Platform Conductor (versions 1.8 and earlier) at the same time?

Yes. Users can run Fugue Platform 1.8 (and earlier), and the Platform 2.0 beta software in the same AWS account. Fugue Platform has mechanisms built to in manage any potential API throttling, though having additional software installed in the same AWS account as both versions of Platform may create conflicts. If you need assistance with your setup or configuration reach out to support@fugue.co.

What if I have a question that isn’t answered here?

You can reach out to us at support@fugue.co.

Setup & Configuration

How do I install the Platform 2.0 beta?

Instructions to download and steps to install the Platform 2.0 beta package are available on the Setup page here. If you have questions or concerns contact support@fugue.co.

How do I uninstall Fugue Platform 2.0 beta?

Details on uninstalling are located here.

What cloud services does the Platform 2.0 beta Conductor use?

Platform 2.0 beta uses the following AWS services:

  • AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS Step Functions
  • AWS Lambda
  • AWS DynamoDB
  • AWS API Gateway
  • AWS S3
  • AWS Cloudwatch
  • AWS IAM
  • AWS KMS
  • AWS VPC
  • AWS EC2
  • AWS SNS

Platform 2.0 beta also uses Azure Functions.

What permissions are necessary for using Platform 2.0 beta?

The Fugue Platform 2.0 beta requires access to both AWS and Azure, details are available under Setup here.

How do I transition or upgrade from Platform 1.8.2 to Platform 2.0?

When Fugue Platform 2.0 is available as a GA release we will work closely with all of our customers to ensure a smooth migration of Fugue managed processes and compositions to Platform 2.0.

Platform 2.0 requires a separate set of client tools and Conductor resources from Platform 1.8.2, so upgrade is not is supported for configuration of this release.

Features

What services does the Platform 2.0 beta support?

  • Azure: Platform 2.0 beta supports Azure Blob Storage, Azure Virtual Machines, and Azure Virtual Network. Service coverage will continue to expand based on subsequent releases.
  • AWS: Platform 2.0 beta does not include support for AWS services, but integrated coverage will be part of a subsequent beta release. For managing AWS resources, an AWS-based Conductor Platform 1.8 can be run independently of the Platform 2 beta.

Is writing Ludwig for Azure different from writing Ludwig for AWS?

Ludwig, the language itself is the same. Users will reference the Azure libraries for module information but general structure is similar to that found in Ludwig used for configuration with AWS. Refer to the Fugue Standard library in /opt/fugue/lib.

For example, the following composition creates an Azure resource group.

composition

import Terraform.Azurerm

rg-main: Terraform.Azurerm.ResourceGroup.ResourceGroup {
  name: "fugue-test",
  location: "usgovvirginia"
}

Will Platform 2.0 beta support all of the features available in Platform 1.8.2?

We will continue to add features including validations and RBAC to Platform 2.0 as part of future releases. We anticipate including all features currently available in Platform 1.8.2 in the GA release of Platform 2.0.

What’s Next?

If you’re looking for details on installation, you can find those and other configuration details on the under Setup. Or to see more information about commands, check out the CLI guide.