Have a separate Bugzilla installation for the Bugzilla project?

Denis Roy denis.roy at eclipse.org
Tue Dec 8 21:27:51 UTC 2015

Thanks...  I have my plate busy with $DAY_JOB stuff but I expect to have
this going sometime next week.

Since this is the first ever vserver for a non-Eclipse project, we'll
set up a host on our DMZ, outside of our firewall.


On 12/02/2015 09:37 PM, Dave Miller wrote:
> In the grand scheme of things, the Bugzilla project is pretty small.  I
> highly doubt we'd need anything more than a dual core server with 8GB of
> RAM or so. (Maybe less RAM, depends on how bad mod_perl kills it, but
> mod_perl is RAM-hungry).  Bugzilla.mozilla.org is a many-headed beast
> because of Firefox and friends. :-)  Having the DB on a separate box
> from the webserver may be good for performance.
> Denis Roy wrote:
>> If there's consensus, then I'd appreciate knowing what the project team
>> needs to run.
>> We use SuSE Linux Entreprise 12 which has everything needed to run a
>> Bugzilla instance.  Aside from the obvious Perl, MariaDB and other
>> related bits, what is needed in terms of hardware specs?
>> Denis
>> On 30/11/15 11:41 AM, Dave Miller wrote:
>>> Gervase Markham wrote:
>>>> On 29/11/15 14:33, Frédéric Buclin wrote:
>>>>> I would suggest that
>>>>> the Bugzilla project has its own Bugzilla installation, managed by the
>>>>> upstream Bugzilla team itself.
>>>> I agree that now is the time for this, particularly given the very
>>>> generous offer from Denis and the Eclipse team.
>>> I agree as well.  I was going to say that we probably ought to wait for
>>> BMO to finish their current upstream merge and see where that puts us,
>>> but I think the Eclipse offer gives us a pretty good excuse to do it
>>> anyway :)  We have actually wanted it for a while, everyone's just
>>> scared of the work involved in migrating.
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