Lays Rodrigues lays.rodrigues at kde.org
Tue Oct 30 12:25:40 GMT 2018

I do think that we should consider to move to discourse.
One thing that I've learned with the agile method is to discover the 'pain'
of my user and try to cure it.
What i see from this thread is the 'pain' of maintaining this kind of
infrastructure, that I think that using
tools of automations like Ansible or Kubernetes for the orquestration and
management of containers would
aliviate that kind of pain.
But I could be wrong, since I don't know any idea of the work that the kde
sysadmins have.
I love automation and how that makes my life easier at work.
I agree over Paul Adams comments, and I think that if we want to go forward
on this, we need to study it,
find the poins of 'pain' and come up with solutions that can be good for

For me, all the movements that want to bring KDE to a modern web are
valid... to be studied and maybe implemented.

On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 7:50 AM Paul Adams <paul.adams at kde.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Oct 2018 at 11:42, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:
> > If you're running 10,000+ microservice instances, then you can have
> > the teams of people needed to maintain the necessary overhead
> This is true. Also not your original point: you claimed that Docker
> containers were generally unsuitable for production
> The overhead is generally not that huge: you build, sign and upload
> your images to registry you run. This is no different than when you
> build, sign and upload your custom-built distro packages.
> Yes, running something like Openstack cause some additional overhead.
> > We delegate management of sites to people who look after them (where
> > it makes sense) as it helps people get things done.
> > They are essentially the "admin" of that specific site/service, but
> > won't have root on the actual server that runs it.
> Good approach. It is by no means incompatible with running services in
> a container.
> You can give specific system users membership of a docker group,
> allowing them to start/stop/deploy etc. You then control which
> containers the user is actually allowed to manipulate in registry
> config.
> Perhaps I am missing something?
> --
> Paul J. Adams
> GPG: 07DD 0812 Paul James Adams


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