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Acumos AI Project Technical Charter

TSC Voting Members

NameCompany
Ofer Hermoni (Alternate: Daniel Sela)Amdocs
*Anwar Aftab AT&T
Xin Pan
Baidu
Nimish RadiaEricsson
Jessica KimHuawei
Pantelis Monogioudis Nokia
Nat Subramanian (Alternate: Sarang Deotale) Tech Mahindra
Xiaolong ZhuTencent
Bingtao Han (Alternate: Wei Meng)
ZTE

*TSC Chair, Effective April 8, 2019 for 1 year term.

**Quorum: 50% or more of total TSC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.

***Per July 7, 2018 TSC meeting, the following attendance policy was approved: Any TSC member that misses three (3) consecutive meetings will be automatically suspended from TSC membership for purposes of voting and quorum until having attended two meetings consecutively. For avoidance of doubt, the suspended TSC member will be eligible to vote and will be counted for quorum purposes at the second consecutive meeting. A TSC member may designate a named alternate to attend on his or her behalf via email to the TSC mailing list.

TSC Subcommittees

See Architecture Committee, Community Committee, and Security Committee.

TSC Meeting Info

Technical Steering Committee meetings are open to the public and held on Mondays at 6 AM Pacific Time.  World Time Zone Map

The TSC meeting agenda is published prior to the meeting. If you have a topic that you'd like to discuss, please email your requested agenda item to acumosai-tsc@lists.deeplearningfoundation.org to be added to an upcoming meeting.

Zoom 3 Info:

  • Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/5141606025
  • Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): 

Note: Due to the large size of the group, all participants will be muted upon entry. *6 to mute/unmute your phone.

Effective 4/29/19: TSC meeting management is fully community owned. TSC will need to designate a community member (rotating basis) to be a TSC Meeting Coordinator to manage the following activities in partnership with the TSC Chair. Training session recording for meeting coordinators is available here

  • Calendar 
  • Agenda 
    • TSC Meeting Coordinator will build the agenda in partnership with TSC Chair and post to the wiki, details in TSC Meeting Info page
  • Zoom 
    • TSC Meeting Coordinator will be added by LF PM as a meeting host (in addition to the TSC Chair), details in Community Meetings & Calendar page
    • TSC Meeting Coordinator will Start/End Zoom meeting along with Record the meeting and post to wiki, details in Community Meetings & Calendar page
  • Minutes 
    • TSC Meeting Coordinator will take high level minutes use the existing template and process, details in TSC Meeting Info page
  • LF Questions
    • TSC Meeting Coordinator to email LF PM for follow up questions/support as needed

Minutes for each meeting are owned by the TSC Meeting Coordinator, with Community input welcome. The process is as follows: 

  • At the start of each meeting the TSC Meeting Coordinator will confirm the owner for the current and following week's meeting management. 
  • The TSC Meeting Coordinator will:
    • During the meeting:
      • Post minutes directly to TSC Wiki (with minutes to include attendance / quorum information (50%) , top level actions / decisions (including voting), and links to any relevant content)
      • Once the TSC has voted to approve the prior week’s minutes, move those to the ‘archive’ (see below) portion of the TSC Wiki
    • Immediately after the meeting:
      • Upload the Zoom recording to the wiki
      • Send minutes (copy/paste) to acumosai-tsc@lists.deeplearningfoundation.org
        • Sample email available here
      • Add the agenda and minutes template for the following week
        • Copy and paste the current week's, and adjust the date, and any other relevant info
    • In between meetings:

TSC Meeting Coordinator Rotating Schedule (TSC Voting Members to Coordinate Participation):

Note: If there is a change in the Meeting Coordinator please let the LF team know via email at acumosai-meetingrequests@lists.deeplearningfoundation.org to ensure the appropriate access updates can be completed. 

TSC Voting Member Company Assignment for Meeting Coordinator

Q1  -2019

(Jan-March) 

Q2 -2019

(Apr-Jun)

Q3 - 2019

(July-Sept)

Q4 - 2019

(Oct-Dec)

Q1  -2020

(Jan-March) 

Q2 -2020

(Apr-Jun)

Q3 - 2020

(July-Sept)

Q4 - 2020

(Oct-Dec)

Amdocs: Ofer Hermoni

Farheen







Ofer




*Baidu: @ TBD 







Ericsson: Nimish Radia


Nimish



Huawei: Jessica Kim




Jessica


Nokia: Pantelis Monogioudis




Pantelis

Tech Mahindra: Murali Vuppari






Murali
*Tencent: @ TBD







ZTE: @ Liya Yuan






Liya

*Excluded from meetings due to participation.


Note: 2019 Observed U.S. Holiday TSC meetings cancelled: MLK Day (Jan 21), President's Day (Feb 18), Memorial Day (May 27), Labor Day (Sept 2), and Veteran's Day (Nov 11). 

2019 05 13

Zoom Recording

Agenda:

  1. Confirm minutes owner for today and next meeting 
  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 
  3. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meetings
  4. Review of Today's Agenda
  5. Status of Open Action Items (Old Business)
    1. Marketing/Growth of Acumos AI Community: Update from Outreach Committee
      1. Strategic Positioning of the Acumos AI Project
      2. ACTION TSC Volunteers needed to present Acumos and add to the agenda.
      3. ACTION Jamil send out these events to acumosai-tsc@lists.deeplearningfoundation.org
    2. TSC Elections - Jessica 
      1. Next round of elections planned for effective date of June 3, 2019. Reference Community Governance wiki page for processes.
  6. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager/Release Planning: Weekly TSC Scheduling - Nat
      1. Boreas Release 
      2. ACTION Murali send out a report to the individual PTLs.
      3. Clio Release
    2. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. ACTION Farheen will reach out to the PTLs for user guides and developer guide.
      2. ACTION Chris will send vote approval to archive Hippo CMS minutes URL to LF to start the archival process.
      3. ACTION Guy take a look at Bryan's Soup to Nuts regarding jupyter deployment.
      4. ACTION Mukesh: Nifi we will have a scrum and get back to you.
    3. Test & Integration Planning - Ken 

      1. ACTION Ken: Breakdown your daily test email by PTL so they can address / review.
      2. ACTION Mukesh: Address 52 issues and reassign to the proper  component.  Correct, reassign, or a plan of how to address.
    4. Report Out of Sub-Committees
      1. Community (Product) Committee - Ofer
        1. ACTION Team Review Ofer's list of Clio themes and place your feedback in the Comments section.
        2. ACTION Ofer go to the etherpad to find Bryan's deployment epics for Clio.  Go to the att contribution related to the CMLP migration.  There are links to the wiki.
      2. Architecture Committee - Manoop 
        1. ACTION Manoop proceed to set up an C++ library repo with LF.
        2. User Interface and User Experience
      3. Security Committee - Bryan
  7. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TSC For Additional Items 

    1. TSC Review: User can replace license artifact via Portal
  8. Planning for Next Meeting
  9. Open Discussion
  10. Any Other Business (AOB)
  11. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)

Minutes:

  • TSC Meeting Coordinator and Minutes Owner:

    • Today's meeting: Farheen Cefalu AT&T

    • Next meeting: Farheen Cefalu AT&T
  • TSC Voting Members Attendance:

Company

Contact Name

Attendance

Alternate Contact

Attendance

Amdocs

Ofer Hermoni


Daniel Sela


AT&T

Anwar Aftab




*Baidu

Xin Pan




Ericsson

Nimish Radia




Huawei

Jessica Kim




Nokia

Pantelis Monogioudis




Tech Mahindra

Nat Subramanian


Sarang Deotale


*Tencent

Xiaolong Zhu




ZTE

Bingtao Han


Wei Meng



*Excluded from roll call and quorum due to attendance policy (see above). 

2019 05 06

Zoom Recording

Agenda:

  1. Confirm minutes owner for today and next meeting 
  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 
  3. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meetings
  4. Review of Today's Agenda
  5. Status of Open Action Items (Old Business)
    1. Marketing/Growth of Acumos AI Community: Update from Outreach Committee
      1. Strategic Positioning of the Acumos AI Project
    2. TSC Elections - Jessica 
      1. Next round of elections planned for effective date of June 3, 2019. Reference Community Governance wiki page for processes.
      2. Nomination process will resume 
  6. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager/Release Planning: Weekly TSC Scheduling - Nat
      1. Boreas Release 
      2. Clio Release
    2. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
    3. Test & Integration Planning - Ken 

    4. Report Out of Sub-Committees
      1. Community (Product) Committee - Ofer
      2. Architecture Committee - Manoop 
        1. User Interface and User Experience
      3. Security Committee - Bryan
  7. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TSC For Additional Items 

    1. The gerrit project https://gerrit.acumos.org/r/acumos-hippo-cms was part of the first (Athena) release but has been retired and not in the upcoming second (Boreas) release. Project can be archived at this point - Mukesh 
    2. Training PTL Replacement - Anwar
    3. Docs PTL Replacement - Anwar
  8. Planning for Next Meeting
  9. Open Discussion
  10. Any Other Business (AOB)
  11. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)

Minutes:

  • TSC Meeting Coordinator and Minutes Owner:

    • Today's meeting: Farheen Cefalu AT&T

    • Next meeting: Farheen Cefalu AT&T
  • TSC Voting Members Attendance:

Company

Contact Name

Attendance

Alternate Contact

Attendance

Amdocs

Ofer Hermoni

x

Daniel Sela


AT&T

Anwar Aftab

x

*Baidu

Xin Pan




Ericsson

Nimish Radia




Huawei

Jessica Kim

x

Nokia

Pantelis Monogioudis

x

Tech Mahindra

Nat Subramanian


Sarang Deotale

x

*Tencent

Xiaolong Zhu




ZTE

Bingtao Han

x

Wei Meng



*Excluded from roll call and quorum due to attendance policy (see above). 

  • The minutes of the prior meeting were reviewed, and there were no comments, questions or corrections. On motion made by Pantellis and seconded by Ofer, the minutes of the May 06, 2019 meeting were the approved by the TSC members. 

    • VOTE: Vote taken, item passed.

  • Status of Open Action Items (Old Business)
    • Marketing/Growth of Acumos AI Community: Update from Outreach Committee - Jamil
    • Voting to change the name of the foundation.  It will be renamed from LFDL to LFAI.
    • Organizing the 2 LFDL/LFAI Summits.
      • First event is Open Source Summit the day before the US North America in San Diego on August 20 for half day
      • Second event will be the day before the OSS Summit in Europe on October 27 for a full day
    • Working with Ofer to prepare the agenda for AI Summit.
    • ACTION TSC Volunteers needed to present Acumos and add to the agenda.
    • They will have a panel of how we can increase the change and collaboration between different projects.  Ideas are welcome.
    • 3 LFDL Day 
      • A day in China hosted by Hwawei and Tencent
      • A day in Europe hosted by Orange Sept. 15th
      • A day in India hosted by Tech Mahindra
    • LFDL/LFAI Summits will be managed by the Linux Foundation
    • ACTION Jamil send out these events to acumosai-tsc@lists.deeplearningfoundation.org
  • TSC Elections - Jessica 
    • Next round of elections planned for effective date of June 3, 2019. Reference Community Governance wiki page for processes.
      • May 16 to resume the nomination process
  • Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    • Release Manager/Release Planning: Weekly TSC Scheduling - Murali
      • Boreas Release 
        • Murali shared https://jira.acumos.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=10401
          • Currently Boreas ETE sprint
          • Supposed to release a build last Friday by portal team but they were in the Clio workshop.  Instead portal marketplace will be released today at noon.
          • Issues 13 submitted and 20 In progress related to nifi pipeline and documentation.
          • ACTION -Murali send out a report to the individual PTLs.
          • Portal and integration teams are updating the nifi.
            • Mukesh - deadlines are 5/22 that work is in progress.
            • Today at noon we will release the workbench
      • Clio Release 
        • Workshop last Friday and Ofer captured details on the community page.
        • Can you show the breakdown by Project?
          • In Progress is mostly related to integration and documentation.
            • pipeline, nifi, documentation
          • Submitted
            • there are 6 submitted tasks
            • Mostly kubernetes related.
            • Do the counts including items from testing team?
              • Yes, they are from testing team.
            • Mukesh an update the team agreed for nifi completion is May 17 Friday so the test team can check and have your team cover defects.  Otherwise we won't have time to update the defects.
    • Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      • Documentation: ACTION/Farheen will reach out to the PTLs for user guides and developer guide.
      • Training: Nifi, Sachin Lohe's team will provide closure to this if needed.
        • We are comfortable with nifi but the security settings do not seem to work.
      • Catalog/Data management/Federation No blockers. 
        • We've retired the Hippo CMS.  Archived the repo.  Not updating the licensing issues.  This will clear up this issue.
          • LF wants to see an official  
        • Motion for archiving the Hippo CMS project Motion: Ofer Second Pantellis
          • VOTE taken, item passed
          • ACTION Chris will send vote approval to archive Hippo CMS minutes URL to LF to start the archival process.
      • CDS
        • In progress is the new Soup to Nuts tutorial which uses jupyter notebooks.  No blockers.
        • Bryan has already posted a soup to nuts implementation for jupyter notebooks on the wiki.
        • ACTION: Guy take a look at Bryan's Soup to Nuts regarding jupyter deployment.
      • Licensing
        • Addressing bugs with the testing team.
      • Portal:
        • Good with portal
        • ACTION/Mukesh: Nifi we will have a scrum and get back to you on that.
        • ML Workbench bugs are being delivered today.  Have created sub tasks in Jira for UI related changes. 
        • On the last demo there were some UI issues that needed to be addressed.
    • Test & Integration Planning - Ken 

      • Total test cases: 342
        • Regression TC: 94
        • Boreas Manual Sprint TC: 191
        • Athena and Bug Sprint TC: 28
        • New Unassigned Test Cases: 29
      • DS is he only project that is below 40% for Sonar testing.  The rest are on target.
      • Count of open defects.  The report that we send out daily shows a different picture.  We didn't have a sprint to assign it to.  The numbers are much higher.  I'll take that report and send an update of the breakdown and go into Jira and clean it up so the dashboard is updated.  The report that Nat displays.  
      • ACTION / Ken: Breakdown your daily test email by PTL so they can address / review.
      • Jessica needs to know how to be more involved with test team around federation.
        • What has been done in the federation release in Boreas vs. Athena?  The SPOC is Chris Lott PTL.  Contact 
      • ACTION / Mukesh: Address 52 issues and reassign to the proper  component.  Correct, reassign, or a plan of how to address.
  • Report Out of Sub-Committees
    • Community (Product) Committee - Ofer
      • Reviewed results of the Clio release lockdown.
      • Established Themes or Features.  Not prioritized.  That will be a part of creation of epics and user stories in jira.  Items that were committed by different companies.  In bold are items that were committed by the different companies. 
        • CMLP Integration
        • Ofer will re-review on the Community call.  Will finalize the themes for Clio release on that call.  
        • Updated this list on the community meetings page and the list.
        • ACTION/Team: Review this list and before this plan is in place update your feedback.
        • Bryan - Where are the deployment project items I presented on Friday?  Migration of the existing design toward a jenkins based infrastructure for the deployment.  That's essential in the next release. 
          • Ofer - let's discuss and add to the list and let's align.  
          • ACTION Ofer go to the etherpad.  Go to the att contributution related to the CMLP migration.  There are links to the wiki.
          • Anwar - I know we talked about the need for the CI/CD jenkins as part of CMLP integration and platform.
    • Architecture Committee - Manoop 
      • Worked with Philippe to create a repo for AI4EU.  He sent out a formal request to the list. 
      • Vote to create a repository for C++ client library that will help onboard a C++ model.  AI4EU committed resources for this work and Philippe has started planning the work.
      • Do we have the need to get started on Clio items in advance now.  Because Clio C++ is a part of the release planning that we did.  Did the team ask to have the repo created to start the work now?
      • Yes, we have the resource and Philippe agreed to the timeline and  he is planning to start the work earlier.  Bryan - There are logistics to get these repos created on time so it's better to get this done sooner.
      • Motion to create a new repo for C++ client library.  We already have it for Python, Java, and R.   This is another tool. First Motion: Ofer, Second Pantellis
        • VOTE taken, item passed
      • ACTION Manoop proceed to set up an C++ library repo with LF.
  • Security Committee - Bryan
    • Will be sending out notices to PTLs and try to bring back the status of the prior issues that were opened, etc.  
    • In that process any help from anybody would be helpful at this point.  We haven't had a proper security meeting for a couple months due to lack of participation so we focused on the committee meeting.
    • Since we are in the process of electing committee chairs I want to make sure someone else stands up who can put time and effort into the job to get it done.
      • I think there is security, OA&M, and deployment.  You have your name in quite a few places.
      • Parichay may step into PTL for OA&M.  
  • New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TSC For Additional Items 

    • The gerrit project https://gerrit.acumos.org/r/acumos-hippo-cms was part of the first (Athena) release but has been retired and not in the upcoming second (Boreas) release. Project can be archived at this point - Mukesh 
    • Training PTL Replacement - Anwar this will be done as part of the upcoming elections.  The plan is to have these done at the next election.
      • This will a part of the TSC election
      • ACTION/ Farheen: Take out 1, 2, 3 because they will be handled in the elections.
    • Docs PTL Replacement - Anwar
    • Ken reported out on the differences between test team reports and Boreas Jira reports.
    • ACTION Ken: Breakdown of the test team report by PTL so we can get a review and their progress.
    • Bulk are in Portal Marketplace (52).
      • ACTION / Mukesh review the 52 portal issues.  If they need to be reassigned then get that done today.  The number needs to be addressed. It's very different from the rest of the components.
    • Test team is also putting together.  We have been sending it out daily.  I'm assuming is that everyone approves it.  Suggestion do the distribution by the PTL rather than a blanket list. 
      • ACTION/ Ken produce a report for PTLs so they can focus on their issues.  
    • Jessica - Ken I have to figure out how to establish the t-lab activity.  In the past we didn't work in test lab but for Clio I need to understand how to hop on and make it work.
    • Jessica - Who is the key person I can talk to about Boreas federation compared to Athena?
      • Start with Chris Lott he is the PTL for data model / federation / and catalog.
  • Planning for Next Meeting
  • Open Discussion
  • Any Other Business (AOB)
  • Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)
    • Motion for archiving the Hippo CMS project Motion: Ofer Second Pantellis
      • VOTE taken, item passed
    • Motion to create a new repo for C++ client library.  We already have it for Python, Java, and R.   This is another tool. First Motion: Ofer, Second Pantellis
      • VOTE taken, item passed
    • The minutes of the prior meeting were reviewed, and there were no comments, questions or corrections. On motion made by Pantellis and seconded by Ofer, the minutes of the May 06, 2019 meeting were the approved by the TSC members. 

      • VOTE: Vote taken, item passed.

Archived TSC Meeting Agendas & Minutes

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