[openstack-dev] [QA][Tempest][Ceilometer] Pollster's testing strategy
julien at danjou.info
Fri Dec 20 15:51:41 UTC 2013
On Fri, Dec 20 2013, Nadya Privalova wrote:
> For QA and Tempest guys brief description of Ceilometer's pollstering.
> Ceilometer has several agents that once in 'interval' asks Nova, Glance and
> other services about their metrics. We need to test this functionality,
> 'Interval' is defined in pipeline.yaml file and is 10 minutes by default.
> I'd like to discuss the strategy of pollster's testing in tempest. Now we
> need to wait 10 min to test the correctness of pollsters' work, as I
> understand it is not appropriate.
> I see the following solutions here:
> 1. Add smth like 'if tempest then interval = 5 sec'. This change should go
> to gating AFAIU
> 2. Add additional functionality in Ceilometer: run_all_pollsters_on_demand.
> I think this may be useful not only in tempest.
I think having 2. is a good idea. It could be used in any environment
for debugging or having almost-real-time feedback.
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