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From Nicholas Kwiatkowski <nicho...@spoon.as>
Subject Re: Build Servers
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:14:27 GMT
They did say that they have some relationship with Microsoft for Azure
boxes as well.  Nobody has taken them up on it, but it might be something
to ask -- that way you don't have to do it on your own dime when we go
over..

-Nick


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 3:09 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> OK, so what do others think?  I'm totally fine with taking my Azure VM and
> turning it into the 'official' Flex CI server.  We can try a 'medium'
> instance and see if it falls behind as we add more checkintests on the
> FlexJS side, and if we need to upgrade to 'large' I'll pay for it myself.
>
> It just seems like it will take less of our time than working with Apache
> Builds.  For FlexJS we are probably going to want to install and maintain
> a variety of browsers.  Right now we've disabled the FlexJS checkintest on
> Apache Builds because it didn't run and there was no simple way for me to
> debug it.  I assume we really do want to run some sanity tests for each
> build, yes?
>
> -Alex
>
> On 4/17/14 12:00 PM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
>
> >Max 10 - 20 Euros.
> >
> >EdB
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 8:56 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Erik,
> >>
> >> If you didn't switch over to medium during the month, what do you think
> >> you'd end up paying each month?
> >>
> >> -Alex
> >>
> >> On 4/17/14 11:49 AM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
> >>
> >> >Nothing.
> >> >
> >> >If you run a "medium" instance, it will be more than plenty powerful
> >>to do
> >> >all build tasks whenever needed. And with the "free credits" that come
> >> >with
> >> >the committer MSDN licences you can run a "medium" instance for about
> >>1.5
> >> >months every month ;-)
> >> >
> >> >EdB
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 8:45 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> How much would it cost me to use my Azure VM instead of the Apache
> >>build
> >> >> server?
> >> >>
> >> >> On 4/17/14 11:39 AM, "OmPrakash Muppirala" <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> >On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>
> >>wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> I guess my question is: what are the tradeoffs of getting
a
> >> >>flex-only CI
> >> >> >> server on my Azure VM vs relying on Apache?
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >One disadvantage is that with Azure VM, we tend to run out of free
> >> >>credits
> >> >> >around the 20th of each month.  Erik usually avoids this by
> >>switching
> >> >>from
> >> >> >Large to Medium on a particular date every month.  A medium sized
> >> >>instance
> >> >> >cannot run Mustella as fast as a Large instance.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >My plan is to:
> >> >> >
> >> >> >Use Apache's build servers to -
> >> >> >
> >> >> >1.  Run sdk build for every checkin
> >> >> >2.  Create release artifacts
> >> >> >
> >> >> >Use Azure VMs to -
> >> >> >1.  Run Mustella tests
> >> >> >2.  Build a network of slaves to run Mustella faster by distributing
> >> >>tests
> >> >> >across slaves.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >Thanks,
> >> >> >Om
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> At Apache, we keep seeing other projects have build issues
and
> >> >>require
> >> >> >> configuration changes that block us.  And as Om just pointed
out,
> >> >>once
> >> >> >> Infra has some other fire to fight, we can't get any support
from
> >> >>them.
> >> >> >> I
> >> >> >> keep thinking it will be less total energy to use a Flex-only
> >>Azure
> >> >>VM.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> -Alex
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> On 4/17/14 11:26 AM, "OmPrakash Muppirala" <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Nicholas Kwiatkowski
> >> >> >> ><nicholas@spoon.as>wrote:
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >> I was talking to some of the people at a.o. infra
on IRC and
> >>they
> >> >> >> >>mentioned
> >> >> >> >> that they have a new Windows VM that they launched
for CI
> >> >>services...
> >> >> >> >>They
> >> >> >> >> are looking for people to help them test it out and
get it
> >>setup.
> >> >> >>Do we
> >> >> >> >> have any interest in that?  They would like to get
this setup
> >>to
> >> >>help
> >> >> >> >>with
> >> >> >> >> some of the issues with the current instability of
the Windows
> >>CI
> >> >> >>server
> >> >> >> >> that is out there.  They are offering direct access
to the
> >>slave
> >> >> >> >>servers, I
> >> >> >> >> believe.
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> The contact is gmcdonald.  He can be reached at builds@a.o.
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >Yes, I am in the thread with Gavin on builds@a.o.  I popped
into
> >> IRC
> >> >> >>last
> >> >> >> >night, they were firefighting the CMS issue, so couldn't
start
> >>the
> >> >> >> >conversation with him.  I am planning to volunteer my
time to
> >>help
> >> >>with
> >> >> >> >this.
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >Thanks,
> >> >> >> >Om
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >> -Nick
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >--
> >> >Ix Multimedia Software
> >> >
> >> >Jan Luykenstraat 27
> >> >3521 VB Utrecht
> >> >
> >> >T. 06-51952295
> >> >I. www.ixsoftware.nl
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >--
> >Ix Multimedia Software
> >
> >Jan Luykenstraat 27
> >3521 VB Utrecht
> >
> >T. 06-51952295
> >I. www.ixsoftware.nl
>
>

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