[openstack-dev] [nova][ceilometer][postgresql][gate][telemetry] PostgreSQL gate failure (again)

Chris Friesen chris.friesen at windriver.com
Wed Feb 1 15:36:24 UTC 2017

On 02/01/2017 09:18 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
> On 02/01/2017 10:12 AM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
>> On 2/1/2017 8:07 AM, Julien Danjou wrote:
>> It's not just Nova, it's the entire set of integrated-gate jobs which
>> dropped the postgresql job. There is a bit more history there, it's in
>> the ML somewhere, but it's not just like Nova decided to stop running it
>> in the integrated gate.
>> At the time it was removed, I said I thought it might be a good idea to
>> run it on oslo.db changes, or at least in a periodic job queue, but
>> since we removed it from the integrated-gate set of jobs I wouldn't just
>> make it gating by itself on nova again.
>> If it could be worked into an existing job as a wrinkle then that's an
>> option, i.e. nova has this placement job which was unique in newton
>> because it ran the optional things at the time for nova like placement
>> and cells v2, but those are required globally now in master so are less
>> special. But in Pike we're going to be looking at some new snowflakes
>> for that job, like cinder v3, service users, etc etc, so maybe postgres
>> could be worked in there.
> The user survey showed almost no one actually using postgresql in
> production. I think that it's time to really retire CI on postgresql
> entirely. Ad hoc fixes are fine, but all the documentation and basically
> all the users are on mysql, and that should be the focus moving forward.

As someone using PostgreSQL in production, that would be unfortunate. :)


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