#fdio-meeting: FD.io CSIT Project Meeting

Meeting started by mackonstan at 13:58:33 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

    1. Tibor Frank (tifrank, 14:01:44)
    2. Peter Mikus (pmikus, 14:01:55)
    3. Vratko Polak. (vrpolak, 14:01:59)

  1. Agenda bashing (mackonstan, 14:02:54)
  2. Inputs from projects - VPP (mackonstan, 14:03:07)
    1. Juraj LinkeŇ° (jlinkes, 14:03:19)
    2. Dave, nothing new. (mackonstan, 14:03:24)

  3. Inputs from projects - TSC (mackonstan, 14:03:35)
    1. Vratko, re committers at large, new mailer created, some commiters' emails in info.yaml file are outdated (mackonstan, 14:04:51)
    2. Vratko, request sent for self-nominations to this mailer (mackonstan, 14:05:02)
    3. Vratko, links to calico-vpp webinar published (mackonstan, 14:05:41)
    4. https://fd.io/latest/webinars/calico_vpp/ <-- Past webinar with presentation and video. (vrpolak, 14:05:54)

  4. Inputs from projects - VSAP (mackonstan, 14:05:57)
  5. New tests (mackonstan, 14:06:25)
    1. re flow "offload" patch (mackonstan, 14:06:57)
    2. Fan, there are currently no performance tests (mackonstan, 14:07:42)
    3. Peter, working on enabling vpp-device testbed with CVL NICs: i) for physical install and cabling, the ticket is open with Vexxhost and progressing slowly; ii) CSIT code for enabling multiple NICs and interfaces is WIP, prototype is working. (mackonstan, 14:09:31)
    4. Fan Zhang (fan_zhang, 14:20:26)
    5. Maciek, Fan, Peter, depending on the type of per flow functionality offloaded to the NIC we should think about use cases to test performance for e.g. sticky return flows for IPsec and/or NAT (mackonstan, 14:20:29)
    6. Juraj, no updates re IPsec SPD flow cache patches (mackonstan, 14:20:48)

  6. Releases CSIT-2110 (mackonstan, 14:21:51)
    1. https://wiki.fd.io/view/CSIT/csit2110_plan (mackonstan, 14:22:02)

  7. Releases CSIT-2106 (mackonstan, 14:22:15)
    1. Tibor, iterative tests for latency retest are done, except of 2n-clx due to mlx test failures and jenkins failures (mackonstan, 14:22:47)
    2. Peter, investigating mlx test failures (mackonstan, 14:23:38)
    3. Tibor, re jenkins errors, jnlp connection errors, similar to what observed, jenkins going into maintenance (mackonstan, 14:25:02)
    4. Tibor, added latency comparison tables to master draft version (mackonstan, 14:25:41)
    5. https://docs.fd.io/csit/master/report/_static/vpp/latency-changes-2n-skx-xxv710-2t1c-pdr50-d1-avg.txt (mackonstan, 14:28:11)

  8. Releases Maintenance CSIT-2101.1 (mackonstan, 14:29:42)
    1. waiting being out of 21.06 completely and stable jenkins infra (mackonstan, 14:30:06)

  9. Physical Infrastructure (mackonstan, 14:33:23)
    1. Peter, hsw decommissioning and repurpose, going well, Vexxhost assisting (mackonstan, 14:34:09)
    2. Peter, old sandybridge build servers are to be decommissioned, all handled by Vexxhost tickets (mackonstan, 14:34:45)

  10. Virtual Infrastructure, CI/CD (mackonstan, 14:35:37)
    1. Dave, will be working with Vanessa and vexxhost to verify the situation with jnlp and network timeouts (mackonstan, 14:38:24)
    2. Dave, will be working with Vanessa and vexxhost to schedule jenkins and ingress VMs move to YUl1 DC location. (mackonstan, 14:38:57)
    3. Peter, migration to S3, patches are in ci-management, ready for final review and merge (mackonstan, 14:41:18)
    4. Vratko, re Oper branches: More verification or remove?, would like to discuss it once out of 2106 (mackonstan, 14:44:07)
    5. Vratko, re build-failure-analyzer Jenkins plugin, would like to use jcasc configuration for this (mackonstan, 14:45:07)

  11. Environment, Framework (mackonstan, 14:45:26)
    1. re track and review Intel driver FW compatiblity matrix, Fan, Dave, Peter, Maciek, discussion about the formal process to track this across the upgrades, driven by DPDK (mackonstan, 14:58:06)
    2. every DPDK ver bump in VPP will have to be accompanied by the process of updating the drivers and firmwares on SUT (mackonstan, 14:58:29)
    3. IOW vpp patch with new DPDK version will have to perf tested in CSIT sandbox testbed with associated updated drivers and firmwares (mackonstan, 14:59:27)
    4. Dave Wallace (dwallacelf, 14:59:30)
    5. Vratko, re scale tests, working on the solution (mackonstan, 14:59:56)
    6. Viliam, re errors markup in csit-report emails, all comments addressed, ready for final reviews (mackonstan, 15:01:44)


Meeting ended at 15:02:21 UTC (full logs).

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