Martin Gainty wrote:
> 3 ideas come to mind-
> cron and or cruisecontrol for off-hours scripting
> ant for handling cross-platform scripting
> maven for implementing dependency checking as well as the ability to
> pull from online repositories
I will take a look at these. I am certainly familiar with cron. The
others not so much.
> I worked with a company last summer that implemented identical
> functionality and wanted to firewall youtube videos to use their
> (considerably more capable as far as supporting every codec on the
> planet) player..youtube said if you link/use/href any amount of
> content to our site then you MUST use our player..its no WONDER they
> have that incredible pageview traffic ..
> Is there some specific functionality you want to Automate???
I have some things in mind, but basically any task that I am performing
across multiple servers I want to automate. While I might have time to
manually do things across 20 servers (not really... but that is the
current state) I won't be able to do so across 100. Make sense?
> Martin Gainty
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> > Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 13:06:07 -0500
> > From: bmurphy@stripped
> > To: mysql@stripped
> > Subject: automation question
> > Everyone,
> > So, I have been thinking recently about automation. This morning I
> > listened to a talk by one of the three dbas at Youtube (from the MySQL
> > Users Conference last year). Think about that. They mentioned
> > 100,000,000 pageviews in one day (the data was from 2006). And THREE
> > dbas. Of course this is done by automating anything you can. This
> > isn't the first time I have heard of such ratios of servers/dbas.
> > While I don't have the servers or the traffic that they do at
> Youtube we
> > are growing quite nicely and adding db servers on a fairly regular
> > basis. It is time to put some serious thought into automating some
> > things. I was wondering what experience others have had with any
> > technologies (I am modestly familier with "expect" and have touched
> > "dsh").
> > Thoughts??
> > thanks,
> > keith
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