Hudson quick tips: Build time trend

Hudson tells you how long your build has taken and, being Hudson, helpfully tracks this information in a trend graph.

This is accessible from the “(trend)” link on the Build history panel for a job or by clicking on the time from a specific build.

The latter first – from a build:

This gives (with the “trend” link highlighted) the build time trend graph and a Simile timeline:

Hopefully you’ll find this useful – bear in mind that if you have lots of jobs on the same Hudson instance there can be resource contention and it may be time to start scaling out Hudson (sounds like a good topic for a future post).

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2 responses to “Hudson quick tips: Build time trend

  1. do you have a trend chart that shows the build times over some period of time rather than just one build?

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