[Chandler-dev] Re: [Cosmo-dev] IRC QA session, Wednesday, Feb 7th 11:00 AM PST

Aparna Kadakia aparna at osafoundation.org
Wed Feb 7 10:56:12 PST 2007

See my comments inline..

On Feb 7, 2007, at 8:35 AM, Jared Rhine wrote:

> Aparna Kadakia wrote:
>> The existing production data on our hosted service, osaf.us, has  
>> been migrated to a staging instance, lab.osaf.us for testing  
>> purposes.
>> If you have existing calendars published on osaf.us, they should  
>> now be available on lab.osaf.us with the same username/passwords.
>> The migrated Cosmo instance is available at: http://lab.osaf.us: 
>> 4002/cosmo/
> Additional context for anyone wishing to participate:
> * osaf.us is still the production (ie, live) instance.  All changes  
> made to any accounts on lab.osaf.us will be thrown away later.  You  
> can test your account freely on lab.osaf.us without any impact on  
> your "real" account at osaf.us.  Please don't accidently leave your  
> Chandler pointed to lab.osaf.us.
> * As with production/live data, of course only you can access your  
> lab.osaf.us account.  All security policies protecting the live  
> data at osaf.us apply to the lab.osaf.us instance.
> * This "Cosmo 0.6 upgrade" testing is necessary because the Cosmo  
> schema changed between Cosmo 0.5 and Cosmo 0.6.  Our testing  
> consists of running Cosmo's database migration script and this  
> "spot checking" of the results that we're doing.  If we miss  
> problems during this round of testing, these same problems will  
> appear when we later upgrade osaf.us "for real".
>> - Change the Cosmo Sharing Service in the Chandler account dialog  
>> to point to the new server(lab.osaf)
> Aparna, what impact does have on your production osaf.us account?   
> After testing, when a user switches back to osaf.us, will test  
> changes get propagated back to their "live" account at osaf.us?  We  
> wouldn't want that to happen.  (I personally am testing using  
> separate Chandler profile/repositories than my real account.)

Yes, using a seperate Chandler instance in this case would be  
advisable pointing to the lab.osaf account for testing purposes.  
Ideally, it should have no impact on your production osaf.us account  
but more testing would confirm that.

> > - Start a new Chandler profile, and sync that profile to the new
> > server, compare with an original Chandler still pointing at osaf.us
> > live.
> Ah, this should probably go first :)  That is, "keep an original  
> Chandler" while doing the above lab.osaf.us testing.
> Thanks!
> -- Jared
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