Jenkins migration to the new cloud

Mikolaj Izdebski mizdebsk at
Thu Jun 25 20:12:06 UTC 2015

On 06/25/2015 09:55 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:45:10 +0200
> Mikolaj Izdebski <mizdebsk at> wrote:
>> As briefly discussed today during the meeting, I would like to
>> evaluate the possibility to use our packaged Jenkins in Fedora
>> infrastructure, instead of upstream binaries. (Jenkins is
>> available[1] in Fedora 21 and later.)
>> To get started with development of new Jenkins machines I would need
>> someone to create 2 new cloud machines: master with Fedora 22 and with
>> any OS (RHEL 6 would be my choice), each machine with at least 1 CPU,
>> 2 GB RAM, public IP and root access for me (FAS: mizdebsk).
> Also, probibly we want a persistent volume for data?

Persistent storage would be needed in production (and nice to have
earlier), but at this point I think we can live with default cloud image
without extra storage.

>> Should I open a ticket for creating the new cloud instances?
> Sure. :) 

Ok, I'll open a ticket.

>> 3) Michal Srb is currently looking into packaging Jenkins as software
>> collection for RHEL 6 and 7. Once (and if) done this could allow
>> having RHEL 7 master, with the disadvantage of using "unofficial"
>> RPMs from This is just the beginning and we
>> can evaluate having non-Fedora master later, if needed.
>> [1]
> I'd prefer the Fedora master over using SCL's personally. 
> Of course it means we will need to upgrade the master every 6 months or
> year, but hopefully that won't be too bad if everything is packaged in
> fedora. 

I rather agree, but this can be decided later.

Mikolaj Izdebski
Software Engineer, Red Hat
IRC: mizdebsk

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