Server Team Meeting, 2014-04-15

Attendees: Andri Steiner, Bastian Bringenberg, Michael Stucki, Christian Trabold
Excused: Steffen Gebert, Peter Niederlag, Fabien Udriot

Beginning of the meeting: 08:00 CEST.

Open Issues from last meetings

Planning the next team meeting

  • [INFO] The next team meeting will take place on June 27-29 2014.
    • Location is most likely in Lucerne. Andri can offer meeting rooms, and we found some hotels which fit into our budget.
    • Next thing is, we need to fix the participants list, so that we can book rooms. Michael will get in touch with the team members.
    • External readers who are interested to join our meeting: You are welcome! Please apply by writing a mail to us.
  • [TODO] Organize the 2014/2 Server Team Sprint:

OpenSSL Heartbleed Follow-up

  • [INFO] So far we only sent one tweet about the situation but no further details:
    • A new certificate was created and has been installed on all servers after they have been fixed.
    • Community needs to be informed with a more detailed statement.
  • [TODO] Revoke the old certificate
  • [TODO] Write a message to the community and explain what was done in the last week. Although there is no sign of a compromise, we recommend everyone to change their passwords.
  • [TODO] Server Team: everyone needs to rebuild their Chef client certificate:

Info about QA Meeting

  • [INFO] We had a first QA meeting the day before with Andy Grunwald and Stefano Kowalke.
  • [INFO] We agree that we really like to support other community projects like better.
    • Our goal is to provide a more flexible and easier way to contribute new features and services in our infrastructure.
    • We will evaluate a way to enable teams to apply their changes on top of our "core" infrastructure with tools of their choice (think of "PaaS").
    • We will start a prototype with to make contributions to the CI / Metrics environment more easy and fun.
    • If anyone is interested to support this initiative, please get in touch with us.


  • [INFO] Budget situation
    • Make sure to use our budget if it fits for a project! If you have a project to start, propose it to the team (also non-team members!) so we can discuss if we want to sponsor it.
  • [INFO] Christian sends happy new year's greetings from Cambodia to the rest of the world! :-)

Next meeting

  • The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 08:00 CEST

End of the meeting: 08:30 CEST.