[Jenkins-infra] Board election (INFRA-536)

nicolas de loof nicolas.deloof at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 16:17:42 UTC 2016


current proposed implementation uses a simple file to log each vote event.
so my question : can we get some persistent filesystem on infra ?

2016-10-21 18:15 GMT+02:00 R. Tyler Croy <tyler at monkeypox.org>:

> (replies inline)
>
> On Thu, 20 Oct 2016, nicolas de loof wrote:
>
> > 2016-10-20 17:45 GMT+02:00 Daniel Beck <ml at beckweb.net>:
> >
> > >
> > > > On 20.10.2016, at 17:03, nicolas de loof <nicolas.deloof at gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I prefer to use jenkins.io ID vs arbitrary string, so one can link
> to
> > > profile, github, gravatar, etc.
> > >
> > > No real need for any of this as there'll be a blog post or similar
> > > introduction articles on each candidate.
> > >
> > > Besides,
> > > * You won't get around the need to have a custom URL as just linking to
> > > the GitHub profile or wiki profile will be pretty much useless in
> informing
> > > voters about the candidates.
> > > * Since we're placing so much emphasis on company affiliation that we
> need
> > > a custom counting algorithm, we really should show this in the voting
> UI as
> > > well.
> > >
> >
> > ack
> >
> >
> > >
> > > > just as a side note, writing votes log to a plain file doesn't make
> this
> > > solution "simpler", until we can ensure this file is persisted and has
> > > backups. IIUC we don't have such a guarantee with current hosting
> solution,
> > > do we ?
> > >
> > > To clarify, the voting log can be a database or whatever else you want.
> > > It's just that there's no need to add the result computation to the
> account
> > > app.
> > >
> >
> > right, but we don't have any safe storage but LDAP iiuc. Maybe Tyler can
> > provide more details ?
>
>
>
> I am strongly against using LDAP as a general-purpose data storage tier
> for the
> account-app, which is why I suggested adding an actual DB behind the
> account-app to help with this.
>
>
>
> - R. Tyler Croy
>
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