[Gluster-infra] Opinions on ideal time for gerrit downtime

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Thu May 26 02:50:15 UTC 2016

On 05/25/2016 07:02 AM, Nigel Babu wrote:
> Hello folks,
> I'd like to bring down gerrit for 2 hours some time next week to migrate
> our database from H2 to PostgreSQL. This will start us on the path to
> scaling gerrit better. This migration will also speed up the process of
> upgrading gerrit to the latest version and having our install running
> newer releases of gerrit quickly.
> There is really no good time to bring down an essential service like
> gerrit. My proposal is Monday 0230[1] UTC or 1230[2] UTC. I've looked at
> our git punchcards and it's a reasonably quiet time to bring down gerrit
> for maintenance.

Thank you for taking up this much needed change! Both time slots look 
good to me.

> In the meanwhile, I'd appreciate some feedback on review.nigelb.me
> <http://review.nigelb.me> which is a snapshot of our gerrit instance
> from this morning but with the database powered by postgres. I'd
> appreciate feedback that the permissions work as expected and reviewing
> works as expected. This instance does not replicate to github, so feel
> free to push commits to test.

Did not notice anything with my limited testing on this gerrit instance. 
Everything I tried seems to be working as expected.


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