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This is the main page for an infrastructure hackathon in spring 2018. This hackathon is intended to help the team leap ahead for several critical Fedora and CentOS initiatives.

Working Session Notes

Coming soon -- winter 2017/2018.

Output and outcomes

This section will record output blogs following the event.


Our purpose is to complete the following primary goals:

Day 0 (Sunday)

  • Travel to hackathon

Day 1 (Monday)

  • Clean up Docs, workflows and scripts for new services

Day 2 (Tuesday)

  • ELK proof of concept
  • Rawhide gating and CI

Day 3 (Wednesday)

  • AWX setup in Fedora Infrastructure
  • More Rawhide Gating and CI

Day 4 (Thursday)

  • Move some apps to OpenShift (extra goal)
  • Bodhi hackfest (extra goal)
  • Pagure hackfest (extra goal)
  • Jenkins jobs refactor (extra goal)

Day 5 (Friday)

  • Knowledge transfer and finish up

Detailed Work Items & Final Attendees


Deliverables: ((TOPIC 1)) Task Owner Done
Better docs, workflows and scripts for package maintainers (check here when done)
Deliverables: ((TOPIC 2)) Task Owner Done
Working AWX instance in Fedora Infrastructure (check here when done)
Deliverables: ((TOPIC 2)) Task Owner Done
Working ELK search engine proof of concept (check here when done)
Deliverables: ((TOPIC 2)) Task Owner Done
Rawhide gating of some kind (check here when done)
Deliverables: ((TOPIC 2)) Task Owner Done
More apps in openshift (check here when done)
Deliverables: ((TOPIC 2)) Task Owner Done
jenkins jobs refactored (check here when done)

Follow-up tickets

Follow-up: Ticket
(Describe item that still needs to be completed) (link to ticket)

Attendees and Travel Details

Travel details
Refer to Infrastructure Hackathon 2018/Travel for itineraries and costs.
Contributor Arrival Departure Roommate Notes (airfare costs) Paid/expensed?
Stephen Smoogen Apr 8 15:03 Amtrak Apr 13 12:20 Amtrak Ricky Elrod $100 (train)
Patrick Uiterwijk Kevin Fenzi $1000 (handled from Platform dept) yes
Ricky Elrod Stephen Smoogen $250 (handled from Platform dept) yes
Dusty Mabe Apr 8 15:03 Amtrak Apr 13 12:20 Amtrak $100 (train)
Randy Barlow Apr 8 15:03 Amtrak Apr 13 12:20 Amtrak Pierre-Yves Chibon $100 (train)
Kevin Fenzi Patrick Uiterwijk $600 (handled from Platform dept) yes
Pierre-Yves Chibon Apr 7 15:50 - AF0054 Apr 13 17:40 - AF6697 Randy Barlow $1200 (flight + train) (handled from Platform dept) yes (flight)
Sinny Kumari Apr 8 15:35 - IAD(QR 707) Apr 13 20:25 - IAD(QR 708) $1150 (flight) (handled from Platform dept) yes
Ryan Lerch Brian Stinson $2283 (handled from Platform dept) yes
Jim Perrin $700 - $800 (handled from OSAS) yes
Brian Stinson Ryan Lerch $600-$700 (handled from OSAS) yes
Matthew Miller Apr 8 18:08 Amtrak Apr 13 8:00 Amtrak (handled from FPL budget) yes

Planning Prerequisites

See the How to organize a FAD list; you can keep your to-do list here.

  • Work out budget
    • Travel fares -- ~$? (nb to advise)
    • Lodging -- 8 rooms * $129/night + tax * 5 nights = approx. $6500
    • Meals -- est. $2500?
    • Rental cars -- $800-1000 max for two vans
    • Meeting room -- $1175 for week (sponsored by Ansible)
    • TOTAL: ~$10K from Fedora budget
  • Decide on Dates and Location
    • April 9-13
    • Arrivals: Sunday April 8; departures: Friday April 13
  • Arrange Facilities
  • List Resources
  • Be Somewhat Structured
  • Arrange Lodging
  • Arrange Refreshments
  • Arrange a Social Event -- N/A


  1. Location: Fredericksburg, VA
  2. Date: April 9-13
    • Arrivals: Sunday April 8
  3. Remote Attendees: #fedora-admin[?]
  4. Schedule
    • Event starts 09:30 daily
    • Event ends by 12:00pm Friday April 13, to allow for travel outbound


  • Travel to hotel: Travelers will group by arrival and travel via rental car from IAD (Dulles, VA) to the hotel in Fredericksburg. Travel time on Sunday afternoon is between 70-90 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
  • Snacks/Beverages: Limited access due to the nature of the graduate campus. Monday will give us an idea how we can accommodate during the event.
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast before event -- venues TBD, meet in lobby of hotel at 08:15 daily
    • Lunch -- venues TBD, 12:30-13:45 daily
    • Dinner -- venues TBD after event ends (17:30)

Travel estimates

Contributor Taxi/transport (to/from home) Airfare Taxi/transport (to/from site) Parking Other
  1. Travel: (TOTAL) (est)
  2. Housing: (TOTAL) (est)
  3. Space:
    • (COST) - Supplied by (LOCATION)
  4. Supplies:
    • N/A
  5. Food: (TOTAL) (est -- to be paid by Fedora Engineering budget)

Total budget: (TOTAL) estimated