#fdio-csit: FD.io CSIT Project Meeting

Meeting started by mackonstan at 15:00:54 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

    1. mackonstan (mackonstan, 15:01:32)
    2. Vratko Polak. (vrpolak, 15:01:37)
    3. Juraj LinkeŇ° (jlinkes, 15:01:45)

  1. Agenda bashing (mackonstan, 15:02:03)
    1. Tibor Frank (tifrank, 15:03:50)
    2. Dave Wallace (dwallacelf, 15:03:56)

  2. Inputs from projects - VPP (mackonstan, 15:05:35)
    1. Dave reporting (mackonstan, 15:05:41)
    2. vpp-dev meeting happened yday, v21.06 schedule confirmed (mackonstan, 15:06:18)
    3. Vratko, vpp api change tracking, specifically address CRC'ing backward compatible APIs, CRC check job needs a new collection of CRCs to check against (mackonstan, 15:08:18)

  3. Inputs from projects - VSAP (mackonstan, 15:10:34)
    1. Dave, 2 sets of patches 31333, 31334, by Xi Zhang, one of them changing the test environment, so considering this as higher risk item (mackonstan, 15:20:12)
    2. Maciek, it will be faster for the key parties to jump on the call, walk thru the vpp, ldp, nginx testing path, and then dive into the integration into CSIT framework - stakeholders: VSAP (Xi Zhang, Fan Zhang), VPP (Dave W, Florin), CSIT (Maciek, Peter) (mackonstan, 15:24:47)

  4. Inputs from projects - TSC (mackonstan, 15:25:50)
    1. Maciek, RayK raised the point about funding server HW for TG servers, make sure that this is included by all parties in their HW donation planning. (mackonstan, 15:27:48)

  5. CSIT-2106 (mackonstan, 15:28:06)
  6. CSIT-2101 (mackonstan, 15:29:13)
    1. Tibor, report update posted last week, added GSO tests (mackonstan, 15:34:27)
    2. Tibor, async ipsec tests to be added once analysed by Vratko/Maciek/other-volunteer (mackonstan, 15:35:35)
    3. at that will be it (mackonstan, 15:36:08)

  7. FD.io DC move in Mar 2021 (mackonstan, 15:36:35)
    1. Maciek, Vexxhost DC move of FD.io Nomad and CSIT testbed servers/HW: MTL2 (1 rack) move to YUL1 complete, MTL1 (4 racks) move to YUL1 to be scheduled (mackonstan, 15:40:59)
    2. MTL2 move verified as successful, all issues sorted (mackonstan, 15:41:23)
    3. Big thanks to Peter Mikus, Andrew Yourtchenko and Dave Wallace for assisting with the move, and working with Vexxhost to iron out some "teething issues" (mackonstan, 15:41:32)

  8. FD.io lab extension in 2021 (mackonstan, 15:45:49)
    1. Maciek, following on the discussion at TSC about TG, need to come up with a proposal about "standardised" TG platform for all testbeds (note any variations if appropriate), the practical aspects of operating it in CSIT framework (calibration, drivers, etc) (mackonstan, 15:49:09)
    2. ACTION: Maciek, Peter, Dave, develop a strawman proposal, present at the next CSIT call, drive consensus there, and then bring it up in TSC meeting (expect funding discussion there) (mackonstan, 15:50:32)

  9. Virtual Infrastructure, CI/CD (mackonstan, 15:51:00)
    1. Tibor, testbed occupancy/util for trending jobs, after optimisations longest tests are 7-8 hrs (good!) (mackonstan, 15:52:09)
    2. Tibor, above is about daily trending (mackonstan, 15:52:21)
    3. Tibor, but there are some "bloating" / growing duration weekly test jobs, 30-44 hrs. (mackonstan, 15:53:44)
    4. Maciek, need to look closer at how to control this, Maciek/Tibor (mackonstan, 15:56:46)

  10. Environment, Framework (mackonstan, 15:59:26)
    1. Dave, with Peter testing Ubuntu 20.04, looking good, but transition from 18.04 to 20.04 is going to take time, due to the volume of servers we have (60 +) (mackonstan, 16:00:30)
    2. Peter, having some issues with old Xeon Haswell servers (mackonstan, 16:02:24)

  11. Performance Tests (mackonstan, 16:05:35)
    1. Tomas, looking at trending failures, writing a summary (mackonstan, 16:08:12)

Meeting ended at 16:09:57 UTC (full logs).

Action items

  1. Maciek, Peter, Dave, develop a strawman proposal, present at the next CSIT call, drive consensus there, and then bring it up in TSC meeting (expect funding discussion there)

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  3. vrpolak (1)
  4. jlinkes (1)
  5. tifrank (1)
  6. dwallacelf (1)

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