SLATE Quarterly Updates

It’s time for another round of SLATE updates, and we have a slew of interesting new things to tell you about.

We encourage you to try things out and let us know what’s working, what’s not, what can be improved and so on. For discussion, news and troubleshooting, the SLATE Slack workspace is the best place to reach us!

CHANGELOG

SLATE Console

  • Jeremy Van: refactor listing instances and removing unused variables
  • Jeremy Van: begin refactoring api routes, clean up dashboard route code
  • Jeremy Van: Merge branch ‘master’ of https://github.com/slateci/prototype-portal
  • Jeremy Van: remove unused py file
  • Jeremy Van: Update news.md
  • Jeremy Van: add github webhook route setup
  • Jeremy Van: add news render from markdown, add remarkable js and clean up imports
  • Jeremy Van: update sidenav dashboard to console
  • Jeremy Van: Merge branch ‘master’ of https://github.com/slateci/prototype-portal
  • Jeremy Van: update dashboard route to console wording
  • Jeremy Van: Merge pull request #71 from gcarcassi/master
  • Gabriele Carcassi: Pointing monitoring graphs to umich
  • Jeremy Van: remove cluster usage grafana from dashboard for now
  • Jeremy Van: include container lastState and show event counter > 1
  • Jeremy Van: fix dashboard instance ajax display
  • Jeremy Van: update instance pod events log to include timestamp and count if more than 1
  • Jeremy Van: seprate add members into its own tabbed page in group management

SLATE Website

  • Jason Stidd: Adding comment to Gemfile
  • Jason Stidd: update ruby gems to resolve security issue on rubyzip < 2.0.0
  • Jason Stidd: post about posts
  • Jason Stidd: Add post about adding posts
  • Jason Stidd: post AUP
  • cnweaver: Fix footnote reference
  • Jason Stidd: post AUP and update CSS
  • cnweaver: Add the acceptable use policy
  • Rob Gardner: remove slateci@ join option
  • Rob Gardner: lower case title
  • Jason Stidd: testing drafts
  • Jason Stidd: testing drafts
  • Jason Stidd: Create Drafts
  • Jason Stidd: fix image border
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-12-10-k3s-post.md
  • Rob Gardner: minor changes
  • Rob Gardner: shortened excerpt, added missing punctuation.
  • Jason Stidd: Change blog list img to center
  • Jason Stidd: change img css in posts
  • Jason Stidd: change to html
  • Jason Stidd: Change image size
  • Jason Stidd: fix typo
  • Jason Stidd: add image
  • Jason Stidd: Fix image
  • Mitchell: Merge pull request #47 from slateci/k3s-blogpost
  • Mitchell: Merge branch ‘master’ into k3s-blogpost
  • Jason Stidd: Update 2019-12-10-k3s-post.md
  • Soundar Rajendran: Removed line
  • Mitchell: add step for installing yum-utils
  • Mitchell: replace steps with descriptive headings
  • Mitchell: rework the preamble section
  • Soundar Rajendran: Added sample k3s yaml file
  • Jason Stidd: Bold Steps
  • Jason Stidd: Add image
  • Mitchell: add space
  • Mitchell: replace capital K3s with lowercase
  • Soundar Rajendran: Added k3s slate image to img folder
  • Rob Gardner: remove superfluous subsection
  • Soundar Rajendran: Removed semicolons in STEP
  • Jason Stidd: Merge pull request #46 from slateci/k3s-blogpost
  • Soundar Rajendran: Create 2019-12-10-k3s-post.md
  • Jason Stidd: map changes
  • Jason Stidd: Merge pull request #34 from slateci/LincolnBryant-patch-3
  • Jason Stidd: Merge pull request #43 from tjslauson/master
  • Jeremy Van: update index.html dashboard to console wording
  • Rob Gardner: add OAC-
  • Rob Gardner: fix prob
  • Rob Gardner: fix italics
  • Rob Gardner: acknowledgement instructions
  • Jason Stidd: move javascript to js file rather than inline.
  • Jason Stidd: Add auto json data link for map
  • Jason Stidd: Change to temporary S3 json file
  • Jason Stidd: updated ajax call for map data to https
  • Jason Stidd: add leaflet map with auto updates for organizations/clusters
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update and rename 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md to 2019-12-04-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: made a stab at the concluding paragraph
  • Lincoln Bryant: updated faucet post
  • Jason Stidd: add security and policy link
  • Jason Stidd: Update technology/Singularity description
  • Jason Stidd: add Singularity to Technology page
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • Tim Slauson: Proofread a couple sentences
  • Tim Slauson: Fix cluster location syntax in example command
  • griffithscg: Rename 2019-11-13-faucet-post to 2019-11-13-faucet-post.md
  • griffithscg: Create 2019-11-13-faucet-post
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update cluster-install.md
  • Jason Stidd: remove header
  • Mitchell: Merge pull request #42 from ancker010/master
  • Ryan Harden: fix typo in cluster-install.md
  • Jason Stidd: Cluster change
  • Jason Stidd: TOC h1 and h2 only
  • Jason Stidd: cluster install updates
  • Jason Stidd: Fix links
  • Jason Stidd: convert to markdown
  • Jason Stidd: convert to markdown
  • Jason Stidd: menu magic
  • Jason Stidd: Merge branch ‘master’ of https://github.com/slateci/slateci.github.io
  • Jason Stidd: fix bullets
  • Jason Stidd: Update headings
  • Jason Stidd: add list bullets
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-10-21-quarterly-updates.md
  • Jason Stidd: Merge branch ‘master’ of https://github.com/slateci/slateci.github.io
  • Jason Stidd: resize hamburger menu and x
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-10-21-quarterly-updates.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Merge pull request #35 from slateci/quarterly-updates
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-10-21-quarterly-updates.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update 2019-10-21-quarterly-updates.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Rename 2019-10-07-quarterly-updates.md to 2019-10-21-quarterly-updates.md
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update and rename 2019-10-07-summer-updates.md to 2019-10-07-quarterly-updates.md
  • Jason Stidd: adjust headers down a little
  • Jason Stidd: Change Blog h1 to match other headers
  • Jason Stidd: change headings to bold
  • Jason Stidd: Change header sizes to match github markdown style
  • Jason Stidd: Merge pull request #41 from slateci/LincolnBryant-patch-4
  • Lincoln Bryant: Update cluster-install.md
  • Jason Stidd: menu color change
  • Jason Stidd: code font size adjustment
  • Jason Stidd: set font-size to body
  • Jason Stidd: prevent menu collision
  • Jason Stidd: menu changes

Client/Server:

  • The production SLATE federation now flagged to use Helm 3 by default
  • Chris Weaver: Apply fix from https://github.com/moneroexamples/onion-monero-blockchain-explorer/commit/76a0efa8ee3ea5bb466b81d84357d2fd76920cbd to make corw work with boost >= 1.70
  • Chris Weaver: Fix a crash when kub ernetes reports a null container start time. Report exit status associated with the current state if reported by kubernetes.
  • Chris Weaver: After installing the NRP controller, wait for it to become ready.
  • Chris Weaver: Log the origins of user requests
  • Chris Weaver: Add a small hack to crow to include remote addresses in request objects
  • Chris Weaver: Store API server temporary files in /var/tmp instead of /tmp.
  • Chris Weaver: Add documentation comments
  • Chris Weaver: Add documentation comments
  • Chris Weaver: Report last container state
  • Chris Weaver: Bring documentation of required input files up to date
  • Chris Weaver: Ensure that empty YAML is converted to an empty string
  • Chris Weaver: Use a real YAML parser to minify configuration data

Minislate/Slatelite

  • Mitchell Steinman: Revert “remove nfs container”
  • Mitchell Steinman: Revert “use k3s for kube container”
  • Mitchell Steinman: remove nfs container
  • Mitchell Steiman: use k3s for kube container

Applications

  • OSG HostedCE is now marked ‘stable’. The Center for High Performance Computing at University of Utah is using the HostedCE in production.
  • Logging sidecar pattern has now been integrated into HTCondor worker and perfSONAR charts
  • Many commits, not summarized here but stats:
CommitsPerson
36Brian Lin
37Chris Weaver
4Ilija Vukotic
2Jason Stidd
53Lincoln Bryant
3Matyas Selmeci
49Mitchell Steinman

Sites

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has added a new SLATE cluster, chtc-whiskey.
  • a new SLATE site has been added for the ATLAS collaboration in Prague, Czech Republic
The SLATE Team