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Added by toscalix about 9 years ago. Updated almost 9 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Management
Start date:
2013-03-28
Due date:
2013-04-26
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
1.00 h

Description

Hardware requirement and date to have the server available are needed. Send to Agustin for Roland.

History

#1 Updated by toscalix about 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress

I need to know:

  • Basic hardware requirements
  • What is the machine for? Justification ** Who is going to use it ** Who is going to beneficiate from its use. Why?
  • Date we need the machine.

#2 Updated by coolo about 9 years ago

let's collect some data:

I reserved corr - which has 8 cores, 8GB of ram and 500GB of HDD and should be fine
for our use case.

If you buy 2x4 cores, 32G with a 400GB SDD at thomas-krenn at 1HE, you pay
2326€ nett and I bet SUSE gets some discount extra.

#3 Updated by aplanas about 9 years ago

So, this is the machine that we need?

#4 Updated by coolo about 9 years ago

I would define it as low entrance.

#5 Updated by aplanas about 9 years ago

  • Category set to Management
  • % Done changed from 0 to 80
  • Status changed from In Progress to Feedback

We need to send the description of the machine that coolo provide. And the date that this machine will be needed.

#6 Updated by toscalix about 9 years ago

  • Due date changed from 2013-04-04 to 2013-04-26

Delayed deadline since currently the budget for buying hardware is blocked for a few days.

#7 Updated by coolo about 9 years ago

looking at bernhard's machine having 2 SSDs in RAID-1 sounds like a good idea.

#8 Updated by coolo about 9 years ago

Ludwig agrees, so I would go with that spec

#9 Updated by aplanas about 9 years ago

So, to conclude the task:

(Updated after talk with Bernhard)

Basic hardware requirements

  • CPU 2x4
  • 64GB
  • 2 HDD 1T
  • Est. price: ~3000EUR

What is the machine for?
The machine is to allocate a local openQA instance and test Factory and the future releases of openSUSE. openSUSE Team will be the main user of this service.

Date we need the machine.

  • August / September 2013

#10 Updated by aplanas about 9 years ago

  • % Done changed from 80 to 90

#11 Updated by coolo about 9 years ago

No, more ram is important for caching - and ram doesn't add much to the price tag

#12 Updated by aplanas about 9 years ago

Updated to 32GB. Sorry.

#13 Updated by aplanas about 9 years ago

Sent email to Roland and Agustin for budget reserve

#14 Updated by aplanas about 9 years ago

  • Estimated time set to 1.00 h

#15 Updated by aplanas almost 9 years ago

Sent to Lars the description of the machine.

#16 Updated by aplanas almost 9 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

The machine is now in the server room and openQA in deployed on it

#17 Updated by aplanas almost 9 years ago

  • % Done changed from 90 to 100

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