From: "O'Driscoll, Tim" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Thomas Monjalon <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> Cc: Aaron Conole <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Stokes, Ian" <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [dpdk-ci] Minutes of DPDK Lab Meeting, February 26th Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:24:47 +0000 Message-ID: <26FA93C7ED1EAA44AB77D62FBE1D27BAB785C1CF@IRSMSX108.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <1705160.KQmOS6fXmK@xps> > -----Original Message----- > From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:20 PM > To: email@example.com > Cc: O'Driscoll, Tim <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Subject: Re: [dpdk-ci] Minutes of DPDK Lab Meeting, February 26th > > Hi, > > 28/02/2019 15:49, O'Driscoll, Tim: > > OVS Tests: > > - Jeremy and Aaron are working on setup of the temporary hardware. > > - There are two options for hardware to run this on when the setup is > complete: 1) use existing vendor hardware; 2) obtain standalone servers > for OVS testing. The OVS team's preference is option 2. It's not > realistic to expect a vendor to provide hardware to run a competitor's > products so we'd need to find a different way to procure this. Aaron > will check with Rashid to see if budget is available from Red Hat. I'll > check with Trishan to see if the DPDK project budget could cover this. > > - The OVS focus is on functional tests, not performance tests. The > DPDK lab is currently set up so that each vendor has complete control > over performance tests & results on their hardware. If we use separate > hardware for the OVS tests, we need to ensure that we restrict scope to > functional tests so that it does not conflict with this principle in > future. > > I am not sure to understand. > In my opinion, the purpose of this lab is to have properly tuned > hardware > for running a large set of tests. We should be able to run various > tests > on the same machine. So the OVS tests, like any new test scenario, > should be run on the same machine as the performance tests. > I think we just need to have a job queue to run tests one by one, > avoiding a test to disturb results of another one. > > Why are we looking for additional machines? That was my assumption too. I believe the reason is that the OVS team want to validate with multiple vendor NICs to be sure that nothing is broken. We only have Intel and Mellanox hardware in our lab at present, so we don't cover all vendors. Aaron and Ian can provide more details.
next prev parent reply index Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2019-02-28 14:49 O'Driscoll, Tim 2019-02-28 15:20 ` Thomas Monjalon 2019-02-28 15:24 ` O'Driscoll, Tim [this message] 2019-03-04 8:06 ` Stokes, Ian 2019-03-04 8:40 ` Thomas Monjalon 2019-03-04 8:49 ` Stokes, Ian 2019-03-04 13:06 ` Aaron Conole 2019-03-04 16:59 ` Lincoln Lavoie 2019-03-04 17:40 ` Thomas Monjalon 2019-03-08 21:24 ` Aaron Conole 2019-03-08 23:22 ` Thomas Monjalon
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