Launchpad builders - increasing memory spec

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Jul 6 14:26:48 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 09:04:03AM +0000, James Page wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Jul 2017 at 23:36 Dimitri John Ledkov <xnox at> wrote:
> > Yeah, if we make all builders x4 the size, it may mean we will have 4x
> > less /builders/.
> Builders are currently 4G then with 4 cores?  maybe a doubling might be a
> more sensible proposal to start with.

We're at 8G on ARM and POWER, so doubling just the RAM capacity *might*
be possible without much loss of builder count.  We'd need to look into
what our current memory density is like on the relevant regions, which
is somewhat fiddly due to the shared tenancy with autopkgtest and
Jenkins workers.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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