I took a quick look at the tools that you mentioned. Seems you are
heavily involved in Java :)
We don't use Java at all, and other than using cron (which I do use for
backups and standard stuff like that) not really what I am looking for.
After thinking about this, I suspect that this will all just be a custom
scripting with something like dsh for the distributed part. Not really
looking for source code control -- more like things to manage the
distribution of standardized my.cnf files (which we already control
using subversion) to 100 servers at a time. Looking to scale efforts so
I don't have to manually do things.
B. Keith Murphy wrote:
> 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
>> 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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