Server Team 20090428 meeting minutes

Mathias Gug mathiaz at
Tue Apr 28 22:23:24 UTC 2009


Here are the minutes of the meeting. They can also be found online with        
the irc logs here:        

==== Release party at the Jackalope bar in Austin, TX. ====

mathiaz started by congratulating everyone about the Jaunty release. kirkland
reported on the release party hold at the Jackalope bar in Austin, TX: around
30 people showed up and the guinness were $2.50/pint, happy hour prices.

kirkland also announced the probable location of the next release party in
Austi, TX: the Karma bar.

ACTION: kirkland to organize the Austin release party for Karmic at the Karma

==== Features for karmic ====

Now that the release cycle for Karmic has officially started mathiaz reminded
the process to submit ideas for new features to be developed in the coming
months. Start by creating a blueprint in launchpad with a name starting with
server-karmic-. Then propose the blueprint for the Karmic sprint. That will
make the idea show up on dendrobates list and he will choose which one should
be discussed during the next UDS.

ivoks mentioned that the server section of brainstorm[1] would also provide a
good idea of what users ask for.


==== High Availability Team ====

RoAkSoAx presented the idea of creating a team around High Availability
ubuntu-ha[2] in Ubuntu. Packages such as Heartbeat, Keepalived, ipvsadm,
ldirectord, lvs would have their bug contact set as the team. A mailing list
could also be created to discuss topics related to High Availability in

ACTION: RoAkSoAx to create an ubuntu-ha team, create a mailing list for it,
make the ubuntu-ha team a bug contact for relevant packages and start triaging


==== New HowTo's for the Server Guide, Clustering Related ====

RoAkSoAx offered to write some tutorials about setting up an high availability
infrastructure with Ubuntu. mathiaz suggested to start by looking at the
existing wiki pages in the Ubuntu community wiki and see how they could be
improved. Once the content is updated including it in the server guide is

ACTION: RoAkSoAx to look at the wiki pages on and identify
the ones relevant to HA.

==== Agree on next meeting date and time ====

Next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 5th at 15:00 UTC in #ubuntu-meeting.

Mathias Gug
Ubuntu Developer

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