Re: Debian images on Microsoft Azure cloud
On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 09:35:16AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
>On Thu, 12 Nov 2015, Bastian Blank wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 02:53:36PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> > My only concern is that I'd be happier if the builds were created and
>> > hosted on Debian project machines, like our existing official
>> > builds. I've been discussing that with other people for other types of
>> > build. How awkward/difficult would that be?
>> The first problem is the DMUP; yes, Microsoft pays us to do that work.
>This one is a red herring. I'm paid to work on LTS updates. Others are
>paid to work on Debian packages for the benefit of Canonical, etc.
>> Also we can't share the access keys for the different Azure clouds.
>If Microsoft is willing to trust Debian as a supported platform, maybe
>they can be convinced to trust the Debian administrators and the
>respective teams in charge of the building the images?
You'd hope so...
>And in the worst case, you don't have to share the keys. You let
>debian.org build the images and then you download them, check
>them and upload them to Azure clouds from a credativ server.
>> Appart from that, it needs
>> - Jenkins or some other job scheduler,
>Is cron enough?
It's what we're currently using for our builds.
>> - CPU: several,
>> - RAM: several GB (each image have over 1.5GiB of used space, and it
>> needs to fit into memory at least once),
>> - disk: a lot of SSD,
>> - bandwidth: the images are uploaded daily and
>> - root.
>Those should be all solvable if you get in touch with the debian-cd/DSA
ACK - we do all of our existing live and cloud builds in a VM on
pettersson, which is a reasonably beefy machine. It has a local
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