How to deploy FlexMeasures
Here you can learn how to get FlexMeasures onto a server.
It would be great to enable Dockerization of FlexMeasures, let us know if this matters to you.
On your own computer,
flexmeasures run is a nice way to start FlexMeasures. On a production web server, you want it done the WSGI way. Here is an example how to serve FlexMeasures as WSGI app:
# This file contains the WSGI configuration required to serve up your # web application. # It works by setting the variable 'application' to a WSGI handler of some description. import os from dotenv import load_dotenv project_home = u'/path/to/your/code/flexmeasures' load_dotenv(os.path.join(project_home, '.env')) # create flask app - need to call it "application" for WSGI to work from flexmeasures.app import create as create_app application = create_app()
Keep in mind that FlexMeasures is based on Flask, so almost all knowledge on the web on how to deploy a Flask app also helps with deploying FlexMeasures.
Cbc needs to be present on the server where FlexMeasures runs, under the
You can install it on Debian like this:
apt-get install coinor-cbc
If you can’t use the package manager on your host, the solver has to be installed from source. We provide an example script to do that, where you can also pass a directory for the installation.
In case you want to install a later version, adapt the version in the script.