[torquedev] Proposed Patch

Simon Toth SimonT at mail.muni.cz
Wed Mar 17 02:31:08 MDT 2010


>> While more internal testing via Adaptive is a good thing,
>> it can't possibly match the different uses by the community. For example, would
>> AC, thought of testing the qsub -I usage that Brock Palen pointed on on the
>> users' list? They figured it "wouldn't break anything" but it turns out
>> something did in fact change.
>>
>> I guess that as long as the community continues to be involved with the test and
>> release cycle,
> Can I ask what kind of automated testing is done for Torque?
> 
> With the advent of virtualising, it should be possible to build a test 
> framework, to test as many
> things work as possible. Once a suitable framework is in place, its easy 
> to require that any new
> fix or feature includes a suitable testcase.

We are using LXC (Light Linux Containers) to create virtual grids with
hundreds of nodes on a single PC and then use this grid for performance
and stability testing.

Its not a formal tool, more of a playground, but its good enough for us
(for now).

-- 
Mgr. Simon Toth

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