Jenkins for running CI tests

Why? While working on Citellus and Magui it soon became evident that Unit testing for validating the changes was a requirement. Initially, using a .travis.yml file contained in the repo and the free service provided by we soon got repo providing information about if the builds succeeded or not. When it was decided to move to to work in a more similar way to what is being done in upstream, we improved on the code commenting (peer review), but we lost the ability to run the tests in an automated way until the change was merged into github....

August 17, 2017 · 4 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Magui for analysis of issues across several hosts.

Background Citellus allows to check a sosreport against known problems identified on the provided tests. This approach is easy to implement and easy to test but has limitations when a problem can span across several hosts and only the problem reveals itself when a general analysis is performed. Magui tries to solve that by running the analysis functions inside citellus across a set of sosreports, unifying the data obtained per citellus plugin....

July 31, 2017 · 2 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Citellus: framework for detecting known issues in systems.

Background Since I became Technical Account Manager for Cloud and later as Software Maintenance Engineer for OpenStack, I became officially part of Red Hat Support. We do usually diagnose issues based on data from the affected systems, sometimes from one system, and most of the times, from several at once. It might be controllers nodes for OpenStack, Computes running instances, IdM, etc In order to make it easier to grab the required information, we rely on sosreport....

July 26, 2017 · 4 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez
This blog is a participant in the Amazon Associate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.