[Gluster-infra] configuration management for the gluster infra, RFC

Justin Clift justin at gluster.org
Tue Aug 19 17:24:52 UTC 2014

On 19/08/2014, at 5:29 PM, Michael Scherer wrote:
> On term of constraints, I suppose that we need something that work on
> RHEL and Netbsd.

For the Jenkins slave infrastructure we have various Fedora slaves,
some CentOS 6.5 slaves, and other bits:

* We have a Jenkins NetBSD slave in Rackspace - manually created from an
  initial CentOS install - since Rackspace doesn't offer NetBSD.

* We also have a Jenkins FreeBSD slave in Rackspace.

* GlusterFS 3.6 will support OSX fuse clients natively, so we've been
  getting some OSX VM's set up to become Jenkins slaves. (still needs

> I assume sooner or later, we may add different builders
> on debian, or differents arch. I do remember seeing something about osx,
> but that's likely not much different than netbsd in term of tools ( even
> if I expect netbsd to have more, but from a portage point of view, both
> are less problematic than windows ). I do not see much more, I would
> strongly express a preference for something packaged on both platform.
> And in term of who know what, well, I can only answer for me, that I
> know ansible and puppet quite well, but I am open to others systems.
> So, any comments ?

+1 Ansible
-1 [anything to do with Ruby] :)

+ Justin

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