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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Impact of Upgrade Downloads
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:56:21 GMT
On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 9:53 AM, Joost Andrae <Joost.Andrae@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
>>
>> On the top chart each "hump" is one week, with peaks midweek and lower
>> volume on the weekend.  As you can see, we've had a significant
>> increase in volume this last week, as we gradually rolled out the
>> upgrade notifications.  Daily volume had been 90-110K before.  Now it
>> is 170-190K/day.
>
>
> so it's about the half we had with OOo. Not a bad number.
>
>
>>
>> The upgrade strategy was to do this in three stages:
>>
>> 1. Roll out update notifications to OOo 3.3 installs for the 15
>> languages we support in AOO 3.4
>>
>> 2. Roll out notifications to the remaining OOo 3.3 installs
>>
>> 3. Roll out notifications to OOo 3.2 installs
>>
>> So far, we've done this first step.
>>
>
> and this is a great effort. In the past we had a web service (using a
> database) that coordinated the update rollout for each version number/build
> id. Maybe it's a good idea to create a similar service just to please the
> admin who has to service flags for each version and localization. I know
> this work can be pain in the a** and every automation pleased me when I did
> this at Sun and at Oracle.
>

Or even an ODF spreadsheet with a script that generates the needed
check.Update XML from it.  What we have now is very manual, and
because of that is error prone.
>
>> This was a team effort, with volunteers involved in reverse
>> engineering the upgrade XML formats, preparing the XML for the
>> downloads, ensuring sufficient bandwidth capacity, redirecting URL's,
>> etc.  So thanks, everyone, for the great success here!
>
>
> +1
>
> Kind regards, Joost
>
>
>

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