Updates to CASAguides and simguides required for CASA release; Crystal overseeing
Helpdesk: 12 tickets and 31 KB articles as of Monday
issues with questions about moving objects (Gerald wrote response); correct descriptions of bandwidths
Getting about 1 ticket/day
lots of enhancement requests, but nothing major
Updated mousepad being proofed
Data Services Group & Computing (Mark L / David H)
Availability of calibration and flagging tables in archive being debated in the archive policy group. NA in favor, but, unclear if this is already in the requirements/AOPvD - Crystal will help check AOPvD. Telecon in the next week or two.
Need to test system temperatures in simdata using CASA 3.2 release candidate
Splatalogue webservices, including the VO SLAP service now hosted at NRAO
David is preparing to purchase new hardware for fast filesystem.
Benchmarking - not much progress; depends upon CASA
JAO Support Group (John H on travel)
Tiger Team (Crystal)
Release candidate casa__stable. Mac version for 10.6 available.
Release in about two weeks.
For parallel - the fastest way to run is on Lustre File system.
If interested in data reduction - Stuartt is giving a tutorial on running specialized scripts at the Tiger Team meeting tomorrrow (Thur, Apr 21)