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From:Moon's Father Date:January 5 2008 3:04am
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On Jan 4, 2008 10:15 AM, B. Keith Murphy <bmurphy@stripped> wrote:

> Martin,
>
> 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.
>
> thanks,
>
> Keith
>
> B. Keith Murphy wrote:
> > Martin,
> >
> > 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.
> >> Youtube.com
> >> 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?
> >
> >> Thanks/
> >> 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
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > B. Keith Murphy
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