[users at bb.net] Gathering and displaying build time statistics on buildbot?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Tue Mar 15 13:32:10 UTC 2016

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 6:24 AM, Pierre Tardy <tardyp at gmail.com> wrote:
> We have started last year interesting project in gsoc to  connect buildbot
> to a stats processing database like influxdb.
> http://docs.buildbot.net/latest/developer/stats-service.html
> http://docs.buildbot.net/latest/manual/cfg-global.html#cfg-stats-service
> Yes.. its built for nine.

Yeah, I saw that, I bet it'll be great.  But I did not see any
walkthrough showing
how to go from zero to dashboard.  Seems like at least a simple walkthrough
would be a great addition to the doc.

> For eight indeed you are pretty much bound to polling the json api.
> ..., if you take care of not shooting yourself in the foot, and always
> query builds/per builds, then you have access to all the data.

Thanks.  One bit of data I don't know how to access is the build request's
submitted_at time.  How would one get at that via json?
- Dan

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