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2017-01-31 Tuesday Team Meeting

Dundee: Kenny, Helen, Roger, Simon, June, Jean-Marie, Balaji, Will, Petr, Ola, Remote: Dom, Josh, Mark, Seb, Simone, Melissa, Emil, Wilma,

Agenda - 2:00pm Start

  1. Accepting minutes from last meeting

  2. Project Timelines (2-3 minutes each)

    1. Spaces

      1. Files/Formats/OME Files (Sebastien)
        • 5.3.3 largely done. Bugs and fixes etc. Ship ASAP
        • David leading release process. Hopefully Thursday
        • 5.3.4 organising backlog
        • Benchmarking. Roger working on JACE on different platforms
        • OME File 0.3.0 2nd phase custom annotations starting soon
        • Galveston meeting - positive feedback on Python bindings, Metadata annotations, etc.
        • Try to get regular feedback from users
      2. Metadata (Josh)
        • Networking issues around demo33. New embassy cloud upcoming.
          • EBI want to migrate to new openstack
        • Focusing on re-annotating (i.e. populate_metadata)
          • Working with map-ann keys as primary keys is problematic
        • Larger level priorities: importing, analyzing, discovery
          • Next weeks/months. Maintain status quo of infrastructure
          • Hook up other tools to work with IDR data.
          • Human protein atlas HPA data new dataset.
      3. OMERO 5.3.0
        1. New Roles (Mark)
          • now added all admin privileges planned for 5.3.0, listed in card comments
          • also prefixed light administrator privilege names in Experimenter configuration
          • now reviewing "user management" role to,
            • allow group leaders previous powers, like create user in their group
            • prevent privilege elevation
        2. Web api - wells done. Cleanup / stabilise
        3. Jai Image I/O fork problematic for OMERO on Java 9 - server won’t start
          • Need to plan (not for 5.3.0 but aim for 5.3.x) gdoc proposal etc.
      4. Outreach
        • IDR meeting end of march. Jason to invite..?
        • Cambridge training June 29th/30th
    2. Other releases/upgrades:

      1. Figure
      2. ImageJ
      3. iViewer - ROI editing review (trello card)
      4. Sysadmin
        • Josh: Rundeck users?
          • 24 servers on Beluga, now 7
          • Balaji: 3 (1 active, 1 for travel/outreach)
          • Petr: have some, but not ‘active’. Valuable??
          • Seb: need space for performance tests with nothing else on it
          • Josh: Use docker on Beluga, just need to turn other servers OFF.
        • Kenny: VMWare strategy
          • Discuss with LSC what OMERO VMware cluster spec.
          • Comparable with openstack
          • Where to move nightshade?
      5. Smuggler (Montpellier)
    3. Glencoe Update (Chris)

      • Thanks David & Seb for fixing 64-bit TIFFs.
      • Design issue for read-only & scalability
  3. AOB (5 mins max - technical discussions should be highlighted to relevant people and rescheduled)

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