[Oneiric-Topic] Complex deployment testing automation

Etienne Goyer etienne.goyer at canonical.com
Wed Apr 13 15:31:35 UTC 2011

On 11-04-13 05:31 AM, James Page wrote:
> We talked about doing some automation around testing of more complex
> Ubuntu Server deployments at UDS-N (but time did not permit) - for
> example kerberos, Multi-master LDAP, DNS etc...

I have no clue on the topic, but I do have an interest in it.  Count me in.

> I think this is worth re-visiting; automating something using ec2/puppet
> (and maybe ensemble?) might make this fairly easy todo and would add
> more depth to the testing that we already do automatically on ISO's and
> ec2 images.

I know some people use Jenkins for testing ISO.  It can probably be
coaxed into testing distributed systems too.  Is that a good idea?
Shall we consider Jenkins at all?

Etienne Goyer
Technical Account Manager - Canonical Ltd
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