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The Hudson Build Farm Experience, Volume III


February 4, 2009 By
John Casey

I’ve been working on a Hudson-based build farm for Sonatype and Maven open source builds since sometime in September of 2008. I’ve learned a lot as a result, so I thought I’d share some experiences from the trenches. In this third – and probably, final – installment I’ll discuss some issues we tackled with our VMWare environment itself, and look ahead to some issues with which we still grapple on a day-to-day basis.

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The Hudson Build Farm Experience, Volume II


February 2, 2009 By
John Casey

I’ve been working on a Hudson-based build farm for Sonatype and Maven open source builds since sometime in September of 2008. I’ve learned a lot as a result, so I thought I’d share some experiences from the trenches. In this second installment I’ll discuss a few more details related to remote maintenance, along with the hurdles we encountered integrating Windows into our Hudson farm (and the solutions we found). I know I promised somewhat more than this in Volume I, but in the end it would have resulted in a truly gargantuan post…so, I’ll (hopefully) finish up this little mini-series with a discussion of VMWare issues, and some in-progress challenges with which we continue to grapple, in my next post.

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