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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 11 September 2017

Coordinates: Conference: 719-284-5267, PIN: 57363; https://www.uberconference.com/osgblin
Attending: BrianL, Carl, Derek, Edgar, Marian, Mat, TimC, TimT

Announcements

WiFi issues at UW-Madison today so availability may be spotty

Triage Duty

  • This week: BrianL
  • Next week: Suchandra
  • 10 (+1) open tickets

JIRA

# of tickets Δ State
153 -1 Open
17 -2 In Progress
6 -15 Ready for Testing
20 +19 Ready for Release

Release Schedule

Name Version Development Freeze Package Freeze Release Notes
September 3.4.3, 3.3.28 2017-08-28 2017-09-05 2017-09-12 5 week cycle
October 3.4.4, 3.3.29 2017-09-25 2017-10-02 2017-10-10
November 3.4.5, 3.3.30 2017-10-30 2017-11-06 2017-11-14 5 week cycle

Notes: Additional “urgent” releases may be scheduled for the 4th Tuesday of each month. The Testing date is when acceptance testing will be scheduled for releasable packages; if a package is added after this date, it may not be possible to schedule adequate testing time, thereby forcing it into the next release.

OSG Software Team

3.4.3/3.3.28

  • Tickets not marked RFT
Owner # tickets
Mat 10
Brian 7
Carl 5
Marian 1

Documentation

  • Carl has written a doc migration/archival wrapper for Software
    • There were concerns about pandoc hanging so it's not yet foolproof as an area mass migration tool
    • Carl will work on robustness so that other areas can benefit
  • Derek to speak to his two students this week about their progress with migrating docs

ITB

  • HTCondor 8.6.6 pre-release is installed on an ITB CE and some worker nodes
  • BrianL will contact factory ops to add Madison ITB entries to the ITB factory

Discussions

None this week

Support Update

  • Baylor (BrianL): Fixed issues with edg-mkgridmap -> LCMAPS VOMS transition due to an old version of HTCondor-CE. Docs to be updated.
  • Clemson (BrianL): Blahp using too much CPU and segfaulting - need to talk to Jaime

OSG Release Team

  • Tim Theisen is handling the September 12th release
  • Release tomorrow???
3.3.28 Δ Both Δ 3.4.3 Δ Total Δ Status
1 +0 0 -2 0 +0 1 -2 Open
0 -1 0 -6 0 -2 0 -9 In Progress
3 -4 3 -7 0 -2 6 -15 Ready for Testing
5 +5 11 +10 4 +4 20 +19 Ready for Release
9 +0 14 -5 4 -2 27 -7 Total

Tickets needing attention

Discussions

OSG Investigations Team

Last Week

  • Some GRACC support of a slurm_meter issue, still debugging.
  • Indexing Glidein Logs in GRACC's ES - Ongoing. We now have worker node hostnames!
  • First step of creating ES snapshots for backup up GRACC - Ongoing.
  • Fixed explosion of "Fake" sites in records. Also fixed incorrect user VOs

This Week

  • Initiate backups of ES snapshots
  • GRACC-ITB work
  • Start indexing GOC server status in GRACC ES

Ongoing

Discussions

None this week