[users at bb.net] Convert buildbot 0.8 sqlite database to postgresql

Neil Gilmore ngilmore at grammatech.com
Mon Oct 17 14:26:26 UTC 2016

We moved to postgresql when we went to multi-master. It is pretty easy 
if you're familiar with postgresql. But we didn't mind losing history.

So far, postgresql hasn't been a problem.

Neil Gilmore

On 10/16/2016 10:36 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> Our buildbot 0.8 installation uses sqlite, because that was the default and the easiest thing to do.
> I now have a feeling that some of the performance problems we see from time to time -- such as the web interface timing out during those unusual instances when several thousand builds are getting scheduled at once -- might be due to that.
> I'd like to move the database to postgresql. I couldn't find any buildbot-specific advice about how to import the sqlite information into postgres. Does documentation exist on how to do that?
> http://docs.buildbot.net/current/manual/cfg-global.html#postgres
> doesn't say anything other than "PosgreSQL requires no special configuration."
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