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From Matthias Wessendorf <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [hudson] Slave on EC2?
Date Thu, 16 Dec 2010 07:38:45 GMT
What about CloudBees? (Hudson as a service)

Perhaps they grant OS orgs a discount? :)
(since the CEO is the formal JBoss CTO)

-Matthias

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 8:13 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Despite various hickups along the way, the new Hudson master and the
> extra solaris slave we got from the old master seem to have gone a
> long way to addressing the chronic capacity problems we had earlier
> ([1] looks a lot better than it used to). Thus the need for my earlier
> idea (for which I also lobbied initial budget approval) of setting up
> an extra on-demand slave on EC2 for handling load peaks has mostly
> gone away.
>
> So the question is, should I still look at setting up an EC2 slave?
> Beyond load balancing, the other reason for running builds in the
> cloud is the availability of a wider variety of build environments.
> Basically we could provision an on-demand build slave for any
> environment for which an AMI exists or can be created. I don't have a
> pressing need for that from the projects I work with, but perhaps
> others are interested?
>
> [1] https://hudson.apache.org/hudson/load-statistics?type=hour
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>



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