[openstack-dev] [gate] RFC dropping largeops tests

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 12:59:45 UTC 2016

+1 from me

On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 7:56 AM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/10/2016 07:33 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
>> The largeops tests at this point are mostly finding out that some of our
>> new cloud providers are slow - http://tinyurl.com/j5u4nf5
>> This is fundamentally a performance test, with timings having been tuned
>> to pass 98% of the time on two clouds that were very predictable in
>> performance. We're now running on 4 clouds, and the variance between
>> them all, and between every run on each can be as much as a factor of 2.
>> We could just bump all the timeouts again, but that's basically the same
>> thing as dropping them.
>> These tests are not instrumented in a way that any real solution can be
>> addressed in most cases. Tests without a path forward, that are failing
>> good patches a lot, are very much the kind of thing we should remove
>> from the system.
> +1 from me.
> -jay
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