Genesis Stack


Central Source of Truth

Truth is important in your infrastruture. Keeping it in a central location lets you automate repetitive tasks easily, and with confidence.

Collins acts as a central Source of Truth in the Genesis Stack. It provides an object-oriented view of different infrastructure components, and exposes these through a web interface and a REST-ful JSON api.

Collins was developed by tumblr, and this fork is maintained by

Getting started

You can find more documenatation on setting up Collins here.

Or, try out this vagrant box to avoid setting up depenencies.


Collins has a well documented REST api. The best way to learn it is to run through it.

Try the following actions using the API: