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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2020-01-20

Attendees: - (MLK day)


Labor Reporting

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LR20200113 - Bec, Matthieu 40.0
LR20200113 - Holmberg, Carl 0.0
LR20200113 - Colson, Andrew 0.0
LR20200113 - Edmeades, David 40.0
LR20200113 - Sola, Igor 0.0
LR20200113 - Kubanek, Petr 0.0
LR20200113 - Hooper, Stephen 72.0
LR20200113 - Zhang, Yang 0.0
LR20200113 - Zhang, Xianyu 0.0

News from management

Handover steps

  1. sub-system techtalk presentations (Andrew, Petr)
  2. new primary + secondary do self learning, gather information, read wiki
  3. hands-on walk through with primary and secondary (focus on operation, deployment, development if applicable)


Application(s) Primary Secondary
TCS + MCSPU Yang Carl
Argos Carl Matthieu
OAC + AzCam Carl Yang
DIMM Yang Stephen
FACSUM, Weatherstation Matthieu Stephen
ALH/INDI Matthieu Carl
OVMS Stephen Matthieu
particle monitors Stephen Matthieu

Previous Action Items

Owner Action Due Date Completion Date Comment
DE As we're moving more critical systems into VMs running off SSD, test Veam Backup 2020-01-20    
DE Summit Veam Backup (soul-telemetry, etc) + bring back VM2 until PEPSI/VM arrives 2020-01-20    
DE Non-compliant VMware account 2020-01-20    

Open topics

Team reports


  • Last week
    • OC, WPC, Management
    • phone interviews
    • DMS websocket/mongodb service
    • GCS troubleshooting (user error, selected GS mag 30 - IT8013)
    • safety trainings
  • This week
    • phone interviews
    • DMS ws continued, doco
    • AI grad student follow up > smart logs extractor?
    • telemetry conclusion
    • resume and conclude AO data with XZ


  • TCS build and release exercises continued.
  • Fixing an error in rotator index mapping in PCS/TimeToLimit.cpp (pull request merged).
  • Discussed TCS 2020B test plan.
  • Working on MODS file checksum alarm script for MODS data machines.
  • Some safty training.
  • Office relocate (to 363).


  • Last week
    • AHS: researched existing LBTI INDI signals, experimented with example INDI driver.
    • Moved office.
  • This week
    • AHS: Get access to LBTI INDI example, determine if additional states need monitoring and how.
    • DMS: get laser power reading to Mongo, then to ALH.
    • DMS: experiment with websockets to stream Mongo query results in soft real time.
    • TCS: test patches.


  • Last week
    • DX ASM bump test and analyse
    • SX SOUL Fatal error support
    • DX ASM bump meetings
    • Write and setup the scripts to monitor the DX ASM bump
    • Shell grain model dicussion
  • This week
    • Power Backplane


Last week:
  • Time Accounting Tool
    • Adding editing to the Queue Time Accounting tool
    • Adding new backup and poorweather program tabs and change logic to accrue to the general Backup and Poorweather bins in the Downtime tab.

This week:
  • Time Accounting Tool
    • Find a way to reroute in the server and the client the "reporting" part.
    • Export to excel
    • Look into django admin login capabilities for the tool

Topic revision: r7 - 27 Jan 2020, IgorSola
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