2015/03/18 - Apache Whirr has been retired.

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Whirr™ API Guide

Whirr provides a Java API for stopping and starting clusters. Please see the javadoc and the unit test source code for how to achieve this.

The downloaded artifact contains a example project that shows how Whirr can be used for various tasks .Check the examples subfolder.

You can execute an example by running:

$ ./bin/example [example-name]