Cloud Orchestration is an automated deployment service provided by Rackspace Cloud. The backend for this service is OpenStack Heat. The following is a simple template for deploying CoreOS Stable and runs a small bash script after the server is built to set it up for Cloud Monitoring. The script just performs the steps in my previous post on monitoring CoreOS with Cloud Monitoring. The template is pretty self explanatory so you can edit it to your liking.

The OpenStack Heat command line client works with Cloud Orchestration, so we will use that to spin our stacks up and down. You can setup your client from here.

My example run: