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  • Dial-in: Audio-only conference# 8600
    • People with Mozilla phones or softphones please dial x4000 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 4000) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x4000 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x4000 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x4000 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x4000 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x4000 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x4000 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 84 88 37 37, x4000 Conf# 8600
    • Gmail Chat (requires Flash and the Google Talk plugin): paste +1 650 903 0800 into the Gmail Chat box that doesn't look like it accepts phone numbers
    • SkypeOut is free if you use the 800 number

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

Items in this section will be shared during the live all-hand status meeting.

Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 16 April

Tuesday, 17 April

Wednesday, 18 April

  • Security Review for New Identity Box Design bug 742419 (details below in Security)

Thursday, 19 April

  • Grow Mozilla meeting at 10 pacific - a forum to discuss ideas and ask questions about community building.

Friday, 20 April

  • MozCamp LATAM kicks off in Buenos Aires and runs until April 22nd.

Next Week

  • MDN Doc Sprint, Friday April 27 in Mountain View, Sat-Sun 28-29 in San Francisco. If you're in the area, come help us make MDN docs even better!

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: toronto

Mobile Firefox

Speaker Location: toronto


Speaker Location:

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Mozilla Popcorn

Brett Gaylor, remote

Knight-Mozilla Open News Project

Speaker Location: Dan Sinker via phone from Chicago

  • Last week, the application to become a 2012/13 Knight-Mozilla Fellow went live: <a href="http://mozillaopennews.org/fellowships/apply.html">
  • Fellows will spend 10 months doing open source development at news organizations around the world: New York Times, BBC, Guardian, Zeit Online, Spiegel Online, Boston Globe, ProPublica, and La Nacion in Buenos Aires.
  • We're looking for great developers to apply and would love you spreading the word. </p>


Speaker Location:


Speaker Location:


The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.

Title Presenter Topic Media More Details
Mentored Bugs and You Josh Matthews How to make good use of mentored bugs for your team http://www.joshmatthews.net/deck.js/mentor/ http://www.joshmatthews.net/blog/2011/09/making-bugs-more-attractive-for-other-people-to-fix/
Firefox Clinic Michael Verdi Wrap-up of how the Firefox Clinic event went Call in with vidyo http://blog.mozilla.org/sumo/2012/04/09/the-firefox-clinic-was-an-absolute-blast/

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location Will be working on
Chris Turra Corey Shields Mountain Views Web Operations
Annie Elliott Gilbert FitzGerald Mountain View Data Analyst, Business Intelligence
David Slater Chris Beard Mountain View VP of Product Marketing
Ed Morley Clint Talbert San Francisco Software Tools Developer, Front-end
Elisabeth Laude Lori Jashinsky Paris Office Service Coordinator

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location Will be working on
Who is the new intern? Who will be introducing that person? From which office will that introduction be transmitted? What will the new person be working on?



Notes and non-voice status updates that aren't part of the live meeting go here.

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)


  • Sheeri Cabral (one of our awesome DBAs) won a MySQL Community Award for her work in the OurSQL podcast !
  • blog.mozilla.org moved to PHX1 on new infrastructure
  • mail.mozilla.com (Zimbra) ~ completed final cut over to HCI (LDAP masters & proxies moved)
  • hg.mozilla.org relocated to SCL3. New scalable infrastructure.
  • www.mozilla.org (PEK1)
    • spun up www.mozilla.org out of PEK1 (new China-based data center).
    • dropped page load times from 19 seconds to 5 seconds.
  • Relocated DNSSEC signer to SCL3
  • Finished moving and/or decommissioning a VM cluster hosting 130 virtual machines in SJC1 (this was the bulk of our week), including:
    • moved BZR (hosting bugzilla and more) to SCL3, speed improvements were reported after (woot!)
    • moved litmus to SCL3
    • moved l10n dashboard to SCL3
    • moved legacy stage services to SCL3
    • moved security assurance services to SCL3
    • moved MoCo addressbook to new corp infrastructure in PHX1
    • moved MDN Staging environment to SCL3
    • re-routed irc services out of SJC1, took sand offline
  • work began on migrating the "generic" web cluster in PHX1 to new, faster hardware. Should be completed this week.
  • Preparing to migrate http://wiki.mozilla.org/ to PHX1 on new, faster "generic" web cluster this week
  • RelOps
    • instantiated 50 new linux and linux64 Firefox builders in SCL3 to replace existing infrastructure in SJC1
    • substantially faster new OS X Firefox builders in production for mozilla-central






Release Engineering


Test Execution


  • Affiliates
    • Released 4/13
    • Moving to continuous deployment (we have statsd)
  • AMO
    • Marlena writing some "fully dressed" use cases for apps
    • Focus is on keeping the build green
  • Marketplace
    • Automation tasks are being added to the WebQA tracker
  • Mozilla.com
    • working on 2.0 release
  • Mozillians
    • Latest release is tagged and ready to be deployed
    • New responsive UI hotness
  • Moztrap: 1.0 release, testing internally
  • MDN
  • Socorro
  • SUMO
    • no news (is good news), due to Continuous Deployment
  • Wiki
    • Prod cutover to the new host should happen soon; thanks for the help testing

QA Community

Automation Services

Automation & Tools


Date / Time Item
Mon Apr 16 / 13:00 PST NONE
Wed Apr 18 / 13:00 PST New Identity Box Design
Thu Apr 19 / 10:00 PST Identity Project BigTent
Fri Apr 20 / 10:00 AM PST Nightly updates PHP script for Lightning

Calendar and Meeting details

General Meeting Details 
* IRC Channel: #security 
* Etherpad: http://etherpad.mozilla.com:9000/secreview 
* Vidyo: https://v.mozilla.com/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=5XEMsG1ApA4b (Room 9058)
* Dial-in Info (phone): 
** In office or soft phone: extension 92 
** US/INTL: 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 then extension 92 
** Toronto: 416-848-3114 then extension 92 
** Toll-free: 800-707-2533 then password 369 
** Conference num 99058

For updates to meetings please see the Security Review Calendar




Creative Team

Community Marketing



All Metrics infrastructure moving dtaacenters tomorrow, Tuesday April 17th.

This move will be very disrupting, and while we are going to attempt to have everything up and running again as quickly as possible, there are a lot of configuration changes that need to happen during this move that could take time to be completed. At the end of this process however, we will have a much better environment that will allow us to rapidly improve several pieces such as building out more staging environments and enable better replication/failover in the future.

The impact for various teams is as follows:

metrics.mozilla.com website and all dashboards will be unavailable for one to two days

Nightly and weekly Metrics e-mail reports will not be delivered on Tuesday and possibly Wednesday.

Exports of ADI data to AMO & Socorro will not be delivered Tuesday and possibly Wednesday. After the move is completed, we will backfill data and export the missing data.

Log file collection / processing will be delayed during the migration. IT has worked hard to ensure we have a new collection server waiting for our arrival in the new datacenter, so we believe that we will be able to quickly get started on backprocessing. Depending on how long the migration itself takes, it could take up to four days for us to finish backprocessing (at the same time we are processing new data).

Test Pilot data submissions will not be accepted during the migration. Test Pilot has a client-side retry mechanism in it that will cause the clients to attempt to submit that data at a later time so we do not expect any data loss.

Telemetry data submissions will not be accepted during the migration. Telemetry does not have a client-side retry mechanism, so there will be an unrecoverable gap in data for the duration of the downtime. We will be making restoration of this service our top priority. We were hoping to be able to migrate this service ahead of everything else, but the hardware for the new cluster was not available in time due to missing parts. :/

Buildbot log collection will be delayed during the migration. We will work with that team to backfill any missing data after the migration is complete.

Bugzilla analysis datawarehouse will not be available during the migration. This has *no* impact on the normal operation of bugzilla.mozilla.org so unless you know specifically what this is, don't worry about it. :)

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail metrics@mozilla.com.




Developer Tools




People Team


Our teams will be back in the Bay Area May 11-14 for our 2nd in-person Summit. This will include a community hack day on Saturday May 12 - details coming soon!

Foundation Updates