During the Ubuntu precise development cycle the Canonical Platform Server Team have been working on automating testing of Openstack on Ubuntu.
The scope of this work was:
- Per-commit testing of Openstack trunk to evaluate the current state of the upstream codebase in-conjunction with the current packaging in Ubuntu precise and the current Juju charms to deploy Openstack.
- SRU testing for Openstack Diablo on Ubuntu 11.10.
Openstack do a lot of pre-commit testing through the use of gerrit with Jenkins; we wanted to supplement this with Ubuntu focused testing to provide another dimension to the testing already completed upstream.
So grab a coffee and make yourself comfortable; this is not a short read….
The Ubuntu Openstack QA lab consists of 12 servers; the primary server in the solution is an Ubuntu 11.10 install providing the following functions:
- Juju – used to deploy Openstack charms in the Lab
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