[Gluster-infra] Reducing the number of builders in the cage
mscherer at redhat.com
Mon Oct 15 12:54:39 UTC 2018
Le lundi 15 octobre 2018 à 17:36 +0530, Nigel Babu a écrit :
> I think it might we worth pulling out some utilization numbers to see
> many to pull.
So, I think the first step would be to clean the list of jobs and
labels. For example, this one didn't run since 7 months, should we keep
The same go for this one:
I am looking at the jobs, and I think the only 2 group of projects that
we should look at are:
(even if I guess the goal long term is to have this outside of the
The rest is either using specialized builders (like bugziller, debian
ones, freebsd), or stuff that may need to be removed, or stuff outside
> If we can get the freebsd builder working, that would
> eliminate the need to run it on rackspace and having two of them
> increase the speed at which we process the smoke queue.
The freebsd builder is working:
On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 5:32 PM Michael Scherer <mscherer at redhat.com>
> > Le lundi 15 octobre 2018 à 15:29 +0530, Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay a
> > écrit :
> > > On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 3:19 PM Michael Scherer <mscherer at redhat.
> > > com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > so we currently have 50 builders in the cage, and I think
> > > > that's
> > > > too
> > > > much. While that's not a huge issue, having too much VMs do
> > > > cause
> > > > slowdown on ansible, consume ressources for nothing (disk
> > > > space,
> > > > CPU,
> > > > bw). When I look on the graph on https://munin.gluster.org/ ,
> > > > there
> > > > isn't much load.
> > > >
> > > > So I would like to start remove some of them and see how that
> > > > go.
> > >
> > > What is the value of this "some of them"? 10%, 20% ...
> > It depend on the builders, but I think i would remove 10% for a
> > start,
> > so around 4.
> > Now, not all builders are equal, I am not gonna remove the debian
> > nor
> > the freebsd one, of course.
> > I think the easiest would be to mark them offline in jenkins, see
> > if
> > that create issues (such as the queue becoming large), and if
> > nothing
> > happen, remove them.
> > AFAIK, thoses are mostly here for smoke tests, format, warnings,
> > etc.
> > So fast jobs.
> > --
> > Michael Scherer
> > Sysadmin, Community Infrastructure and Platform, OSAS
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