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From Andrew Grieve <agri...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: New Plugins Site
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:22:10 GMT
sgtm. Thanks for the insight :)


On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com> wrote:

> Good question.
>
> Both are offering instances to cordova. When we had the iriscouch outage
> late last year/early this year we decided to pursue Cloudant as a backup. I
> personally find Cloudant's dashboard a huge improvement over the couchdb's
> futon app. We have also had better support from Cloudant. These are the
> reasons why I am in favour of making cloudant our default registry and
> using iriscouch as the backup.
>
> In the end of the day, I am open to either though. It doesn't make a huge
> difference. We should have continuous replication setup on the registry and
> downloads dbs for both services to keep them up to date and use one as a
> backup.
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 7:44 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Thanks Steve!
> >
> > Out of curiosity, why the switch from iriscouch -> cloudant? Is it easy
> to
> > replicate all the current plugins to cloudant?
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 10:04 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Hey Guys,
> > >
> > > As some of you may know, I have been chipping away at the new
> > > http://plugins.cordova.io site.
> > >
> > > You can see my progress at http://stage.plugins.cordova.io.
> > >
> > > The repo for the UI can be found at
> > > https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cordova-registry-web.git. I've
> > > been
> > > working on the refactor branch.
> > >
> > > I have updated the readme (
> > > https://github.com/apache/cordova-registry-web/tree/refactor) with
> > > instructions on how to get this running locally in case you are
> > interested
> > > in contributing. I've also added a bunch of grunt tasks to deploy
> locally
> > > and remotely.
> > >
> > > Still lots of work to do, but I think we are getting close to at least
> > > being able to replace the currently existing site. Feature wise I think
> > we
> > > are there. Lots of design stuff still to do (font/spacing/etc).
> > >
> > > I am tracking the progress and new issues at
> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-5130.
> > >
> > > The current plugins site and cordova registry is hosted by iriscouch.
> The
> > > new site is hosted by Cloudant. When we are nearing deploying, we
> should
> > > update the registry in plugman to use Cloudant. We will keep the
> > iriscouch
> > > DB's up for a while after to make sure the transition is smooth. I
> > believe
> > > all we have to do is update the DNS for registry.cordova.io.
> > >
> > > Please provide feedback/questions here or on the issue itself.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > -Steve
> > >
> >
>

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