Server Team Meeting, 2015-01-20

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

Beginning of the meeting: 08:00 CET.

Open Issues from last meetings


  • Team Sprint Planning: Fix date & location
  • Power outage retrospect
  • Jenkins Server: next steps
  • Etherpad status
  • Yearly report: collect more feedback

Team Sprint Planning

  • [INFO] Fix the date: it seems like the weekend of March 28
  • [TODO] Location? Michael will ask Olivier, then Jochen

Power outage retrospect

Jenkins Server: next steps

  • [INFO] Set up ms08 with OpenVZ right now, then move the jenkins server there

Etherpad status

  • [INFO] Seems like the issues are gone after the latest update.
  • [INFO] There is still an ugly loading error when you start a new document. If you ignore it, the page works fine.
  • [INFO] If you notice any other problems with Etherpad, let us know.
  • [TODO] There is one issue when loading the page for the first time. Steffen will report



  • We are a bit hanging at an old state because of OpenVZ uses still kernel 2.6.32
  • [INFO] Don't wait for an alternative. Start migration whenever a new technology convinces us.
  • OpenVZ and Virtuzzo Core:


User management in Chef

  • Jacob wants to get hands dirty with the Chef infrastructure
  • Steffen suggests to improve the user/sudo setup, which is currently very cluttered and inefficient
  • [TODO] Steffen will get in contact and explain the current situation as well as where things have to be improved

Next meeting

  • The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 03, 2015 08:00 CET

End of the meeting: xx:yy CET.