title: CPE Weekly status email
tags: CPE Weekly, email
# CPE Weekly: 2020-11-22
Below is this week's CPE weekly for week ending 2020-11-22 for both Fedora & CentOS, and if you want to visit the hackmd link https://hackmd.io/8iV7PilARSG68Tqv8CzKOQ?view you can then use the header bar on your left to skip to Fedora or CentOS updates that interest you.
## General Project Updates
Final project submission date for consideration in Q1 is Friday 27th November. If you have an initiative that may take weeks/months and multiple people to work on and want to request it to CPE, please follow the steps outlined in our initiatives repo and create your issue before 27th November https://pagure.io/cpe/initiatives-proposal
Our updated initative timetable can be viewed here for 2021 https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/cpe/time_tables/
Below are the projects the CPE team are currently working on for the months of October, November & December:
* CentOS Stream Phase 4 - Build system services
* Noggin Phase 4 - Data Migration of Fedora & CentOS Accounts, Community testing
* OSBS for aarch64 - this will begin in November
* Fedora Messaging Schemas - this work is continuing from Q3 and is being worked on part-time
New GitLab topic sent to email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org on Message Bus is out. See email in hackmd here
## Project Updates
*The below updates are pulled directly from our CPE team call we have every week.*
### Staging Environment
* Completed - any issues you find please report them in fedora infra https://pagure.io/fedora-infrastructure/issues
* Testing team owned apps in staging with Noggin
* We will be requesting community member testing before December so keep an eye out for an announcement!
* The teams kanban board where they track their work can be found here https://github.com/orgs/fedora-infra/projects/6
* And we have a project tracker available to be viewed here https://github.com/fedora-infra/aaa-tracker
### OSBS for aarch64
* Basic OKD 3.11 working on aarm64 with F31
* Working on repeating that install with F33
* Next step will be to
### Fedora Messaging Schemas
* This project is worked on on a part time basis as we are prioritizing completing Noggin first before fully committing to its completion
* There is a list of applications that require messaging schemas can be found here https://hackmd.io/@nilsph/H1i8CAbkP/edit
* There is a readme which contains documentation on messaging schemas, a cookie-cutter template to create the schema and a definition of Done for writing a schemas https://github.com/fedora-infra/fedora-messaging-schemas-issues
* The board they are working from can be viewed here https://github.com/orgs/fedora-infra/projects/7
## CentOS Updates
* CentOS 6 is EOL 30th November
* CFP for FOSDEM Dojo - https://wiki.centos.org/Events/Dojo/FOSDEM2021
* Updated CentOS CI Openshift staging cluster to latest 4.6.4, Waiting for stable release in the 4.6 branch before rolling out to production.
* CentOS 7.9.2009 is released! (for x86_64, i386, ppc64, ppc64le, armhfp and aarch64 architectures)
* Lot of work done for Noggin/AAA
### CentOS Stream
* Use centos-stream-release package to convert from CentOS 6 to CentOS Stream before 30th November
* Working on integrating ODCS in Stream
* Curating out t_functional suite https://github.com/centos/sig-core-t_functional
* Refining our testing for finding issues at distro-level
## Team Info
### CPE Product Owner Office Hours
IRC office hours are now once per month.Below are the logs from the most recent meetings and dates for the next ones.
* Next Meeting: 2020-11-17 @ 1300 UTC on #fedora-meeting-1
* Next Meeting: 2020-11-15 @ 1500 UTC on #centos-meeting
The Community Platform Engineering group, or CPE for short, is the Red Hat team combining IT and release engineering from Fedora and CentOS. Our goal is to keep core servers and services running and maintained, build releases, and other strategic tasks that need more dedicated time than volunteers can give.
See our wiki page here for more information:https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/cpe/
As always, feedback is welcome, and we will continue to look at ways to improve the delivery and readability of this weekly report.
Have a great week!