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Lots of our infrastructure is managed by Puppet, the open source configuration management tool that uses its own domain specific language (DSL) to describe how services, files and systems should look. The DSL was inspired by Nagios configuration files, so you’ll find lots of nested blocks under curly braces, indentation, groups of parameters assigned with => separators, all of which can begin to look messy in a large manifest, as… Continue reading
Here at FreeAgent we have a test suite that contains over 21,000 individual RSpec examples. Currently it takes approximately 4 hours to run in a single process. Here’s how we’ve tuned our test suite and CI system (Jenkins) to run them in under 4 minutes. 1. Parallelise The first step is to run the specs in parallel. Test queue We use test-queue, a parallel test runner by Aman Gupta. It… Continue reading