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Best configuration for frequent short lived EC2 instances, eg a build server

We have a EC2 use case where we want to build our code on EC2, but these builds are infrequent. Given that builds may take around 5-60 minutes and we build something 2-5 times a day, what is the best ...
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Difference between Build Pipeline and Deployment Pipeline

If somebody could explain this in the simplest of terms I would appreciate it. I'm trying to understand the differences between the two if there are any.
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Is it possible to deploy a iOS app using Google Cloud Build?

I have been using CircleCI to build the iOS app with the latest macOS Container Xcode 11.3.1 (Build 11C505). Currently looking to use the GCP ecosystem for future builds, but can't find a way to use ...
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VM Reset not picking up new container image

Thank you for taking the time to read this. We have a build trigger connected to our bitbucket repo that creates a docker container of our server and stores it as an image in the Container Registry ...
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Karma Unit Tests not able to run in Google Cloud Build with Puppeteer

I am trying to run ChromeHeadless with puppeteer to run my unit tests. However I can't launch ChromeHeadless and get the following error. 03 07 2019 03:19:25.066:INFO [karma-server]: Karma v4.1.0 ...
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TFS - Occasional Permissions Error when Cleaning

I am running an onsite TFS 2017 Build Server. As part of my process, I delete all existing files in a target folder (using the Delete Files Utility). This works almost every time, however, some sort ...
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Unable to pull AWS image for Python 2.7.12

My CloudFormation template contains the following resource definition: MyBuildResource: Type: AWS::CodeBuild::Project Properties: Name: !Sub ${AWS::StackName}-my-build-resource ...
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Jenkins build email notification by parsing log

I am using Jenkins to deploy in multiple servers. There are 4 backend servers are running. I have a script called deploy.sh in each server. At the time of deployment, Jenkins create a ssh session and ...
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How to trigger automated build in TFS 2017 only when an artifact is changed?

I have installed TFS 2017. I want to setup the TFS in such a way that whenever any developer checks in code, an automated build is triggered for that solution only. My application contains many ...
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Are there any established patterns for installing a kill or on/off switch for user cron jobs?

We have longish builds that typically we schedule our cron jobs around, but on occasion we have to re-run a build during a non-standard timeframe and can run into conflicts with cron jobs that are ...
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VSTS Private Agent build - VS Build tools installer cannot install .NET Framework 4.6.2 SDK and targeting pack

I'm trying to configure a VSTS Private Agent build. The virtual machine where I've installed everything is a Windows 2012 R2 hosted on Azure. I've installed the .NET Framework 4.6.2 and even the 4.7....
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How to install MSBuild 15.0 on Windows 2012 (Not R2)

Can I somehow Install MSBuild 15.0 on Windows 2012 (Not R2)? On Windows 2012R2 I installed VSBuildTools2017 and everything is great, but on Windows 2012 (Not R2) server I get an error: This ...
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How to limit access for a user within Windows

I want to allow people to build their Electron apps on a Windows environment. For me to do this, I accept jobs in via SQS and have a listener that runs the build process within a "workspace" folder. ...
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Controlling Sccm using CLI

Is there a way to do the actions done from the SCCM console through a command line interface or powershell interface? I am talking mainly about the creation of task sequences and installation ...
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TFS 2017 Build agent testing connection failure

I have a problem connecting the build agent to tfs. I run the ./config from a powershell with elevated credentials and I proceed to the point where I get the prompt Testing agent connection Right ...
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Buildbot access restriction configuration

I'm trying to install buildbot so I can perform automatic stuff like building my latex documents and running unit tests. I wan't it to be available online, so I'm doing it on a VPS (Digital Ocean). I'...
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Windows: How to start docker VM att system boot

I'm in a situation where I need to run docker on a windows based build server (I'm normally working with Arch/Debian Linux) and I can't find a way to have the docker VM to start automatically on ...
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Build Docker image with cache on build server?

We've got a Jenkins CI server that fetches our code from Git, builds it, makes a Docker image, and then ships it off to some production servers. Our project is primarily written in Python, so "...
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Best practices on patching build servers

We have a set of Linux servers that our developers use to compile software for our products we sell. We are currently in a stand off between our network security people saying the servers need to be ...
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AWS EC2 Looses public Internet after install Visual Studio 2013

I am trying to setup a build server on an AWS EC2. It is a base Windows 2012 R2, MsSQL 2014 and TeamCity 9.x. At this point the public internet works just fine. I can do windows updates and ...
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TFS 2013: An error occurred while initializing a build for build definition (The remote name could not be resolved)

I'm trying to start a build from my TFS to my Build Controller. Both are not inside a domain or active directory. The Build Server is a virtual machine hosted in Hyper-V on the dedicated TFS machine. ...
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TFS on Virtual Server

Is a small Virtual Server with 2 cores (1.6GHz) and 1GB RAM capable of running a Team Foundation Server for Version Control and Building with ~5 Users? Nothing else will run on the system (except of ...
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Can't create Build Controller on other server for TFS

I'm currently working on creating a test environment on my local machine using some virtual servers: TWITCH: This server contains the real TFS Server BUILDSERVER: This server should contain the Build ...
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Setting Up Replication/master slave configuration to mariaDB

I'm starting my project using mariaDB I want to setup master slave configurations on windows 7 64Bit. I don't know how to setup this kind of configuration. I've searched on google, visited websites ...
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Where to store private key on Linux build server

On my Debian 3.2.54-2 build server I'd like to sign the build artifacts (JAR files) with my private key to ensure their authenticity. I've created a private key secring.gpg using GnuPG and protected ...
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How to improve a Java build server's performance?

We are setting up a new server for integration build. The original integration server can finish the "mvn install" in 3 minutes in a Linux box. Now by moving to a Windows 2012 server on VM, it's down ...
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Can't make Koji Work on A Centos6 server

I setup the koji build environment in a Centos6 Machine server as suggested by the documentation (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Koji/ServerHowTo). I could properly access the Koji Web using HTTP, yet ...
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Getting file not found error with pdebuild

I am attempting to build a Debian package using pdebuild on my main development server (running Debian wheezy). Here is the command I run: pdebuild --pbuilder cowbuilder --buildresult .. \ --...
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Creating SSH key on Jenkins Master - Centos Yum Install

I have installed Jenkins on a Centos VM as I am looking at replacing Bamboo, I have it all up and running by following the install instructions. That went fine, I then wanted to spin up a Slave, I ...
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Automating Server build Process for physical/virtual servers

I am on a coop internship and my previous internship experience was as a C# developer. In this internship I am working on servers and storage. I have been trained by a fellow coworker on building ...
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Build controller cannot start after TFS 2012 Update 1

I just updated our TFS 2012 server to Update 1 (http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/downloads) via the web downloader. The Web UI works great, SharePoint as well, the Source Control has no ...
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How to build for new servers? [closed]

Other then just by knowing from experience, I'm sure that most of us have forgotten a thing or two when quoting, building, installing and servicing new servers for clients who have never had a server, ...
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VMWare performance for a build server - awful or wrong tests?

We are looking into virtualizing our C++ Build server(s). The main reason being that our current toolchain that we use in addition to the build itself in Visual Studio only runs properly on Windows ...
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Which hardware to VM ratio for Build-Server virtualization?

After a few comments and answers and thinking, I hope I can now add a TL;DR : If I want full performance(a) and (simple) HW failure redundancy, does it make any sense to go for a virtualization ...
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Build a server in KVM linux

I owned a linux server. Now there are several users want to build web services on it, but they require different enviroments. For convenience I give a KVM virtual machine root permission to each user. ...
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Setting up Hudson on ec2 and configuring with web gui

I would like to setup hudson on a ec2 micro linux instance. My question is exactly how to configure hudson after i install it remotely via ssh on the ec2 instance. I would like to configure using the ...
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CentOS Template for Server Builds

I am working on building a new virtual machine with CentOS installed on it. It takes a lot of time to setup and build servers to include all of the hardening steps, service changes, custom monitoring ...
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(Linux) Python is stopped - preventing me to start a Service

I'm currently running CentOS 5.5 on my machine, and I'm trying to setup a Build Server using Django, MySQL and Apache. I have basically no experience with any of those, and I've been researching on ...
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Too much memory consumed during TFS automated build

We're running TFS 2010 Standard Edition, and we've set up an automated build to run whenever someone checks in code. We run through all of the automated tests (built with MSTest) as part of the build. ...
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XenServer on i7 Processors?

Was wondering if anyone is using an i7 XenServer. Didn't see anything in the HCL on the XenServer site. If you are using it how is the performance and should I build one on i7 or a older Xeon ...
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Hardware Specs for Apache/SVN Server With High Transaction Level

I have to ask my company to assemble an svn server with apache. The transaction level is quite high. In fact today I was having problems with it with the current server, and I don't know if the issue ...
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Build server: Recycle IIS application pool on remote server without a VPN connection

I have a build server (Windows Server 2008) set up to pull down code from our SVN repository and build the web applications we develop. My current process involves using WinSCP to perform a remote ...
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Recommended Development / Build Server RAID Configuration

I've done a lot of research on RAID configurations; Wikipedia, questions here on serverfault, articles, on random websites: RAID5 vs RAID10; Build Server Capacity Planning. From my understanding, it ...
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What's the fastest filesystem for developer builds?

I'm putting together a Linux box that will act as a continuous integration build server; we'll mostly build Java stuff, but I think this question applies to any compiled language. What filesystem and ...
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Building on Idle Servers

I'm doing a build on my build server that can take advantage of multi-core processors, though I only have two - so it takes about 4 to 5 hours. There are several machines that us developers use for ...
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Can a service spawn a login session? Build server woes

To run some acceptance tests on my build server, I need to have a logged in user session open (the white testing framework needs to have a "screen" to test the WPF UIs) all of the time. This is ...
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How do I automatically move artifacts from Team City to virtual directories?

Team city publishes its artifacts to a dynamically changing URL-- the version and build number keeps incrementing. How can I automate the download of such a file? Does team city even have a feature ...
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Best linux distribution for Java build server &

we are trying to setup a build server for building our Java projects. Following software will be installed: * Subversion * Jira/Confluence/Crucible/Fisheye ... * Bamboo (continuous integration ...
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Things to consider when building a continuous integration server?

I'm new to continuous integration, but immediately realize its value, and I want to get one set up right away. I have played with TeamCity and have it working in a VM great. Now, I don't want to ...
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TeamCity Reuse Configuration

I write a lot of little projects, and I'd like to use TeamCity for my build server. Is there a way for me to reuse the build configurations across multiple projects so that I can have more than 20 ...