[openstack-dev] [all][infra] Upcoming changes in ARA Zuul job reports
David Moreau Simard
dmsimard at redhat.com
Fri May 4 19:22:26 UTC 2018
It took longer than ancitipated but the necessary changes have landed
in both ARA and logs.openstack.org.
The reports should now be faster and more reliable.
Please let me know if you see anything out of the ordinary.
David Moreau Simard
Senior Software Engineer | OpenStack RDO
dmsimard = [irc, github, twitter]
On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 6:16 PM, David Moreau Simard <dmsimard at redhat.com> wrote:
> You might have noticed that the performance (and reliability) of the
> new reports aren't up to par.
> If you see failures in loading content, a refresh will usually fix the issue.
> We have different fixes to improve the performance and the reliability
> of the reports and we hope
> to be able to land them soon.
> In the meantime, please let us know if there is any report that
> appears to be particularly
> Thanks !
> David Moreau Simard
> Senior Software Engineer | OpenStack RDO
> dmsimard = [irc, github, twitter]
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 6:14 PM, David Moreau Simard
> <dmsimard at redhat.com> wrote:
>> By default, all jobs currently benefit from the generation of a static
>> ARA report located in the "ara" directory at the root of the log
>> Due to scalability concerns, these reports were only generated when a
>> job failed and were not available on successful runs.
>> I'm happy to announce that you can expect ARA reports to be available
>> for every job from now on -- including the successful ones !
>> You'll notice a subtle but important change: the report directory will
>> henceforth be named "ara-report" instead of "ara".
>> Instead of generating and saving a HTML report, we'll now only save
>> the ARA database in the "ara-report" directory.
>> This is a special directory from the perspective of the
>> logs.openstack.org server and ARA databases located in such
>> directories will be loaded dynamically by a WSGI middleware.
>> You don't need to do anything to benefit from this change -- it will
>> be pushed to all jobs that inherit from the base job by default.
>> However, if you happen to be using a "nested" installation of ARA and
>> Ansible (i.e, OpenStack-Ansible, Kolla-Ansible, TripleO, etc.), this
>> means that you can also leverage this feature.
>> In order to do that, you'll want to create an "ara-report" directory
>> and copy your ARA database inside before your logs are collected and
>> To help you visualize:
>> <logroot>/ara-report <-- This is the default Zuul report
>> <logroot>/logs/ara <-- This wouldn't be loaded dynamically
>> <logroot>/logs/ara-report <-- This would be loaded dynamically
>> <logroot>/logs/some/directory/ara-report <-- This would be loaded dynamically
>> For more details on this feature of ARA, you can refer to the documentation .
>> Let me know if you have any questions !
>> : https://ara.readthedocs.io/en/latest/advanced.html
>> David Moreau Simard
>> Senior Software Engineer | OpenStack RDO
>> dmsimard = [irc, github, twitter]
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