Category Archives: cpan-testers

CPAN Testers 2.0 beta test update

This is just a quick update to say that the beta has been going pretty well, with recent efforts focused on stress testing and some optimization. One change was that I've added some authentication query caching (thank you memcached!) to speed up high volume submissions. Apocalypse then helpfully batched several thousand reports and tried to […]

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CPAN Testers 2.0 beta reset

By posting about progress with the CPAN Testers beta, I was tempting fate. I recently found a bug in how facts were being stored and hit a wall of problems trying to fix it up. The net result was that the server stopped taking new reports. Whoops! Well, that's why I get to call it […]

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CPAN Testers 2.0 beta test update

The CT 2.0 beta test has been running for about three weeks. About 160,000 reports have been submitted by beta testers at an average rate of a little over 5 per minute. It's also seen some sustained spikes over 150 reports per minute. You can see the log graphics below. Reports have been received from […]

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CPAN Testers 2.0 mid-March update

We've hit a major milestone. The CT2.0 closed beta test has begun. About half a dozen CPAN Testers have volunteered to start submitting reports to a CT2.0 beta site. In only a few days of beta testing, it has received over 3000 reports from perls on several major operating systems and architectures. Some of the […]

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CPAN Testers 2.0 end-February update and next steps

It's never great to post an "end-February" report a week into March, but that's how things are going lately. I've been busy with family and work obligations that have meant less CT2.0 hacking. I'm sorry this is coming late, but I hope I will give anyone interested a sense of where things stand. I should […]

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