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2017-08-22 Tuesday Team Meeting

Remote: Seb, Josh, David, Liza, Chris, Emil, Will, J-m, Helen, Simon, Melissa, Dom, Mark, Riad, Balaji, Roger, Wilma, June

  1. Accepting minutes from last meeting

  2. Project Timelines (2-3 minutes each)

    1. Spaces

      1. Files/Formats/OME Files (Sebastien)

        1. Bio-Formats 5.6.1: external contributions, ImageJ, netcdf
          • outstanding TODOs for patch release
          • external contributions looking good. E.g. CellProfiler, Bitplane IMARIS and pyramid support, Allen Institute.
          • Netcdf dependency update for IMARIS
        2. TIFF tiling benchmark
          • Using 5.6.0 with latest changes
          • Perf issues with writing large number of tiles 16k * 16k image with 16x16 tiles.
          • Need to find Java bottleneck
        3. OME Files Python: CentOS 7, GCC
          • Python bindings - CentOS 7 outstanding issues. Building binding natively
      2. Metadata (Josh)

        1. prod43 data testing (metadata done before Eleanor left)
          • Testing yesterday - minor code issues but no metadata issues. Could release
        2. datasets status
          • Getting novel formats from authors.
        3. notebooks status
          • Moving code from notebooks to repository
          • Feedback welcome
        4. days off, etc.
          • Simon away soon.
          • Others want to ‘jump in’? E.g. dataset submission -> publish
        5. Seb: new meeting time: 11:30 UK on Fridays
      3. OMERO 5.4.0

        • Server-side performance blockers in progress
        • Moving plates can be slower but tricky to reproduce
        • Twice as slow in worst case
        • JM: aim for end of first week of September for release
        • ‘demo’ OMERO.web issue - failing to reproduce in docker
      4. Outreach - Petr to Dusseldorf at end of month - will use their server

    2. Other releases/upgrades:

      1. Figure -

      2. Iviewer - pixel intensity shape stats. Poor performance from ROI service.

      3. new website (Seb)

      4. security pages migration from www-legacy. New template prepared

        • Goal to do migration next week.
        • Helen - porting pages. Formatting issues…
        • Liza - will fix formatting when done
      5. Conf call minutes? Make gdoc read-only public available with link from web-site

        • Any objections?
        • Chris: discoverability lost in gdocs?
        • Josh: google will index pages if public.
      6. Need Bio and Picture from Riad

      7. Sysadmin (current board and recent PRs)

      8. Josh: /ome outage. Any issues noticed, please speak up

      9. Fires?

    3. Glencoe Update (Chris)

      • PRs open: integer colour fixes, rendering engine,
      • Memoizer improvements in prep
      • Image region microservice with embedded rendering engine going live (nice)!
      • React.js licensing discussions - avoid using for now
  3. AOB (5 mins max - technical discussions should be highlighted to relevant people and rescheduled)

    • Chris in Dundee on Monday
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