[Ci-users] Strategy for scaling jenkins slaves ?

Mon May 16 13:11:50 UTC 2016
Dominic Cleal <dominic at cleal.org>

On 16/05/16 12:26, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 16/05/16 10:46, Dominic Cleal wrote:
>> On 13/01/16 12:52, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>> We've been looking at and trying to scope up getting an RDO cloud
>>> in place, that could then be used for 3 things :
>>> 1) making an openstack api available for people who want to just
>>> consume VM's for their workloads
>>> 2) migrating the slaves into openstack managed ( ie, self/user
>>> managed ) virtual machines
>>> 3) offering up image backed resources for people looking at
>>> doing testing with other OSs, eg what the libvirt and libguestfs
>>> folks do at the moment.
>>> We have a dedicated hardware slab ( ~ 24 phy machines worth )
>>> dedicated to this task ( so as to not cut into the ci baremetal
>>> pools ), but are waiting on the RH facility folks to get it wired
>>> up and dial-toned.
>>> Given the nature and impact of this setup, I am going to try and
>>> see if we can speed up delivery of that infra from the present
>>> timeline of end Feb '16.
>> Do you expect this service to be available soon?
> I've got the basic stuff in place, and we should be able to open for
> wider testing in the next day or so.

That's great news, thanks. I'd be happy to help test.

Dominic Cleal
dominic at cleal.org

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