Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

...

Features

  • High availability(isish).  When one master goes down the other master(s) will continue to execute builds however the in flight jobs on the down master will be lost.
  • Slaves are (by default) always shared between masters.  The only way to un-share is to offline or disconnect a slave.
  • Horizontal scalability.  Just continue to add more jenkins masters to distribute the load between masters.
  • Gearman jobs can start a jenkins build
  • Gearman jobs can stop or abort a jenkins build
  • Gearman jobs can change a build description
  • Gearman jobs can pass in parameters to jenkins builds
  • Gearman jobs can automatically set a slave to offline after running a build
  • Gearman is aware of Jenkins project status: meaning that gearman will register/unregister projects when the project is enabled or disabled. 
  • Gearman is aware of slave status: meaning that gearman will register/unregister slaves when a slave is set online/offline and connected/disconnected.
  • Plugin reloads on jenkins restart: meaning that when jenkins restarts the gearman worker threads are automatically restarted and reconnect to a gearman server. 

...