Development Meeting

Room IF-4.31 - Minutes 2010-11-03

Present: Neil Brown, Roger Burroughes, Tim Colles (convenor and minutes), Chris Cooke, Ian Durkacz, Graham Dutton, Stephen Quinney, Gordon Reid, George Ross, Iain Rae, Alastair Scobie, Craig Strachan

Apologies: Toby Blake, Alison Downie

1. Minutes of last meeting

Accepted.

2. Matters Arising

Update on actions from previous meetings :-

  • Replacement of LPRng with CUPS
    • Project completion requires a switch to using the IS cups component, upgrade to the newest version of cups and some configuration moved out of live headers. In testing. One script to do then can switch. Done.
  • Forum Information Display Screens
    • Who will manage content, Alastair to raise at Building Committee. Raise at meeting in next month. Raise with Liz. [Action Alastair]
  • AV facilities
    • Arrange purchase of earpiece to check operation of induction loops. [Action Alison]
  • DICE F12^h3
    • COs to upgrade own desktops to F13. Approximately half have done. [Action ALL]
  • SISCA Web
    • Discuss further work with Jon Oberlander. Tim has discussed with Dave. No new work is expected, if it is we will check again before allocating effort.
  • inf-unit F12 work
    • Signed off. Take to CEG for final ratifiation. Done.
  • Provision of new Networker server
    • Produce a brief evaluation of the options (pay consultancy, buy sun, transfer and convert tape archive using existing technology). [Action Gordon]
  • LCFG installroot redevelopment
    • Signed off. Take to CEG for final ratifiation. Done.
  • Hadoop cluster
    • Tim to discuss with Stuart expanding requirements. Schedule meeting to discuss this and managing course requirements more generally. [Action Tim]

New actions from this meeting :-

  • LCFG F13 port
    • Annotate final report with suggestion that in future each unit is given a specific sub-project to allocate effort against. [Action Alastair]

3. Approved Projects

See Activity with annotated comments from meeting.

4. Project Status Changes

The following projects were signed off :-

The following project status changes were made :-

5. New Proposed Projects

None.

6. AOB

None.

-- TimColles - 06 Nov 2010

Topic revision: r1 - 06 Nov 2010 - 11:36:54 - TimColles
 
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