[Server] Release Meeting 2012-10-12

Antonio Rosales antonio.rosales at canonical.com
Fri Oct 12 14:26:26 UTC 2012

Status: http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-quantal/#Servercloud

=== What was done engineering wise? ===
* Wrapping up on blueprint work for the Q-cycle and starting work on the 
R-cycle BPs.
* Quantal release note documentation.
* [Ceph-OpenStack] Update juju charm for ceph to support more options 
and fix for indempotency
* [Ceph-OpenStack] Integrate Ceph into existing OpenStack charms
* [MAAS] Use squashfs image for PXE installations (and ubuntu server CD 
* [MAAS] ARM support added
* [ARM Server] Negotiate MAAS architectural changes to support ARM 
servers in trunk
* [ARM Server] Implement MAAS provisioner for ARM servers that have IPMI 
and pxelinux emulation
* [ARM Server] Verify that MAAS works on a real ARM server
* [ARM Server] Verify that juju works on a real ARM server
* [OpenFlow] keep up with quantum changes wrt to functionality and 
distributed plugins (davidmed, bigswitch)
* [Hadoop] Review use of puppet modules in hadoop charms
* [OpenAttestation]UPSTREAM - Test 1.0 packages
* [OpenAttestation] Pull request for fixes to 1.5
* [OpenAttestation] Update packaging to oat 1.5
* Juju v0.6 "honolulu" released, which will be the version in Quantal. 
Highlights include:
   * OpenStack provider updates for Folsom compatibility
   * MAAS Updates for new MAAS functionality
   * Local provider refactored to use Ubuntu Cloud Images
   * Serializer performance enhancements (when libyaml is present)
   * Format: 2 support for charms (which eliminates usage of python-only
   formatting in favor of json)

=== What's about to land that might impact the other teams and release
as a whole? ===

=== Summary of bugs working on by team (reasonably reliable) ===
Active bugs server is tracking:

1050595:(High) Ubuntu Server installation with 128M ram hangs
	-In progress by James Page; discussion of documentation changes.

978963:(High) add release note that OpenStack should be used on a 
protected network
	-Fix released

1053770:(High) ubuntu-server install takes up too much space
	-In Progress by James Page.

1046340:(Medium) ntp package missing logcheck exceptions file 
	-Submitted this week, still needs triaged.

1059907:(Low) python-nova depends on python-setuptools-git?
	-Chuck Short investigating.

=== Dependencies on other teams to make deliverables, blocking items,

Antonio Rosales
Ubuntu Server & Cloud Workloads
Canonical Ltd

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