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2017-05-02 Tuesday Team Meeting

Dundee: Will, Petr, Dominik, June, Kenny, Simon, Ola, Mark, Jean-Marie, Simone, Remote: Josh, Sebastien, Andreas, David, Eleanor, Wilma, Melissa, Chris, Stick, Emil

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)
        • 5.5.0 next milestone - mostly done
        • Next: rebase Columbus reader from IDR, issues with paths on Windows.
        • Either release 5.5.0 without this, or release partial working reader
        • BF update site to test deployment of snapshot before release
        • Release on Thursday or push to Monday
        • Tiling - Need to handle writing of tiles of full image size
        • CMSO - pypi library to read & write tracks
      2. Metadata (Josh)
        1. idr0034/hipsci importing to prod37 this week
          • 1 more dataset for users meeting
        2. ome2017 (on pony) in the process of being brought up
          • 5.3 prototype for testing
      3. OMERO 5.3.2 (J-M)
        1. Focus on thumbnails improvement in web and CLI fixes
          • Release on 16th/17th May (week after BF)
          • More focus moved to web apps
      4. OMERO 5.4.0-m1 (Petr/Mark)
        • adjusted graph operations to better handle light admins, still being tested
        • changed server to improve performance and better fit into existing permissions code
          • included adjustment so no light admin powers survive sudo to normal user
        • drafted ugly but effective improvement of import speed
          • will open PR once previous is merged
        • block light-admin-makes-light-admin at server?
          • can do if necessary but could take a few days
          • JM - do internal milestone first
          • Tag what we have now if happy
          • Petr - couple of issues - PR opened for one. Test skipping?
        • next steps
          • more performance testing and profiling following latest changes
          • once more PRs are tested and merged, have Josh do general code review
          • Will: need to fix webadmin form for create user by light-admin
      5. Outreach
    2. Other releases/upgrades:

      1. Figure
        • New release scheduled for 18/05
          • Export figure / create new image in OMERO
          • PR for editing background/page colour
      2. iviewer
        • design issue
        • PRs in progress to address UI design
        • Some issues scoped for later, e.g. Projection.
      3. new website
        • PR and feedback on Explore page
      4. Sysadmin (current board and recent PRs)
        • Nightshade redeploy
          • Progress on config
          • Filesystem layout postgres etc
        • Jenkins Secvulns
          • Firewalling until issues resolved / patched
          • Team Permissions XSS attacks - read-only
        • Petr - can we run builds if ‘read-only’
        • Josh - not sure of impact. Will try not to be disruptive
        • Mailman issues - needed restart
    3. Glencoe Update (Chris)

      • Webinar last week - will publish soon
      • Mainline: thumbnails etc.
      • JCB dataviewer moving off physical hardware
      • Jenkins upgrade - plugin cleanup
      • Check docs re: starting up (some things need to be on/off)
      • Host key verification now vastly more aggressive (slave communication)
    4. User meeting update

      • Workshops
      • Discussion this morning, will update cards
      • T-shirts, lanyards etc.
      • Use case “I have resource & data. Want to integrate with OMERO but not start from scratch”
      • Consider this use-case in workshops.
      • 15th May for draft workshop run-throughs
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