Riak in a common test suite

Jared Morrow jared at basho.com
Tue Jul 12 12:42:25 EDT 2011


Mikhail,

I'll add something to virtualized option.   If you start the vm's from a
snapshot vm that is already running, but with riak stopped, you could
possibly get it started and running in a couple of minutes or less.   If
that is reasonable for your test suite, that seems like a good option.

-Jared

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 10:29 AM, Mathias Meyer <mathias at basho.com> wrote:

> Mikhail,
>
> that certainly sounds possible, but would extend the run time of your test
> suite quite considerably, e.g. when you start a fresh set of virtualized
> instances on every run.
>
> An alternative would be to always leave a Riak cluster running for testing
> purposes and reset it after or before every complete test run, i.e. stop the
> Riak processes, wipe the data, and start them up again.
>
> Ripple (Ruby client for Riak) and riak-js (Node.js client) both include a
> test server that runs a Riak instance with an in-memory backend, maybe that
> would be an alternative to go with?
>
> Mathias Meyer
> Developer Advocate, Basho Technologies
>
>
> On Dienstag, 12. Juli 2011 at 18:08, Mikhail Sobolev wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > As part of our test suite I'd like to start a three node cluster for the
> > testing purposes.
> >
> > Could anyone [please! :)] comment on feasibility/possibility of such a
> > thing?
> >
> > --
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