[Cosmo-dev] Data migration testing for 0.6.1
morgen at osafoundation.org
Tue Apr 10 15:56:38 PDT 2007
With the transition from the old dual-fork ICS+XML shares to the new
EIMML-based shares, it's going to have to be Chandler clients that
migrate the data. Cosmo doesn't understand the old XML format that
Chandler's been using to store all non-event-related data. I guess
there are really two aspects to this migration: one which copies the
old ICS+XML files into an 0.6.1 Cosmo instance, and then one where
the person responsible for a given collection uses their Chandler to
convert ICS+XML to EIMML (and then unpublishes the original dual-fork
On Apr 10, 2007, at 3:42 PM, Mikeal Rogers wrote:
>> Yes, we are definitely planning a few IRC test sessions around
>> 0.6.1 and we should cover migration testing during that.
> For the first session next week I have this suggestion.
> Rather than migrating all the osaf.us data we have jared host a
> clean cosmo 0.6.0 and for the first 20 minutes of the session we
> load it up with our accounts and data from Chandler and other clients.
> Then we have jared bring down the server, run his migration script
> and update to 0.6.1.
> Then we use the rest of the time in the session to find any issues
> that may have happened during the migration.
> With this process we find all the bugs that pertain specifically to
> the same dataset migrated with the same subscription URLs rather
> than testing all our data that's been migrated to different URLs on
> the migrated instance. This would have flushed out a lot of the
> issues we didn't catch last time in the migration testing process
> until we went to production.
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