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From Justin Edelson <jus...@justinedelson.com>
Subject Re: [hudson] Slave on EC2?
Date Thu, 16 Dec 2010 13:59:53 GMT
AFAIK, CloudBees would host the master and slaves, not just a slave. Worth talking to them,
but a PaaS vendor is more appropriate for an on-demand slave.

Justin

On Dec 16, 2010, at 2:38 AM, Matthias Wessendorf <matzew@apache.org> wrote:

> 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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