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Re: [Pulp-list] CDS Wiki

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On 12/21/2010 12:10 PM, Mike McCune wrote:
> On 12/21/2010 07:47 AM, Jay Dobies wrote:
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>> https://fedorahosted.org/pulp/wiki/ExternalCDS
>> I put together a... I guess you'd call it a detailed usage guide. It's
>> got information on the general overview of how they work, how to set up
>> a CDS, how the pulp-admin commands work, some current limitations of the
>> subsystem, and some testing notes.
>> I'm hoping this along with yesterday's demo will be enough to get QE on
>> their way, but I'm still trying to figure out the proper level of detail
>> that users can use this but not having to duplicate a lot of information
>> in a QE handoff type page. Let me know what you think of the format.
> perhaps an intro block with a "here is why you might want to use a CDS".
>  I know some of that is on the design page but end users really
> shouldn't need to read the design page to figure out what a CDS is.
> Perhaps something like:

Good idea. We have that write up that I moved to the design approaches
page, but it makes more sense here which is more of the CDS landing page

> """
> == Intro ==
> Do you have a lot of machines hitting your Pulp server?  Need to balance
> the load across a series of machines and not have a single point of
> failure for distributing your packages?  If so you may want to consider
> setting up one or more CDS (Content Delivery Server) instances in
> combination with your Pulp server.  Each CDS instance can contain a copy
> of the repositories you are managing in your Pulp server and offload
> your client's package requests.  This can assist with load balancing as
> well as a distributed infrastructure that would allow you to keep the
> packages on servers close to the machines.
> """
> Also perhaps a simple diagram of a pulp server with a bunch of CDS
> instances.  pretty pictures always help when you are describing
> multi-box setups.

We have that too, Todd made it originally, I'll add it back to that page

> other than that looks good,
> Mike

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