Difference between revisions of "COSMOS Design 214903"
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Provide a mechanism for testing the registration service and client
This is the design for Bugzilla 214903.
|Process||Sizing||Names of people doing the work|
|Design||0.5 week||Ali Mehregani|
|Code||1.5 weeks||Ali Mehregani|
|Test||0||Ali Mehregani/QA team|
|Build and infrastructure||0||N/A|
|Code review, etc.*||0||N/A|
* - includes other committer work (e.g. check-in, contribution tracking)
The terminologies/acronyms below are commonly used throughout this document. The list below defines each term regarding how it is used in this document:
|MDR||management data repository|
|CMDBf||specification for a CMDB that federates between multiple MDRs |
|federating CMDB||the CMDB that federates between MDRs, offering a common access point to clients and correlating identifying record data|
|CMDB||configuration management database|
A mechanism is needed to test functionalities that require the presence of a federating CMDB. The purpose of this enhancement is to create a simple version of a federating CMDB that can be used for testing some functionalities. This will only be included in the example module and won't appear as part of COSMOS' code base. The sample is for development purposes only and is not suitable for a production environments.
The new module,
org.eclipse.cosmos.example.federating.cmdb, will be created under <HEAD>/org.eclipse.cosmos/examples. The example will implement the registration/deregistration service using a configuration file that contains all supported record types. The registration service will reject any records whose types are not found in the configuration file. The deregistration service will reject any records that have not previously been registered.
This enhancement will indirectly be tested by functionalities that make direct use of the sample implementation of the federating CMDB (e.g. 215267). In addition, a simple test will be created for this implementation to guard against regression errors, due to the importance of having this test harness functioning properly.
All reviewer feedback should go in the Talk page for 214903.