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CPE Weekly: 2020-05-31 Background: The Community Platform Engineering group 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 […]

Background: The Community Platform Engineering group is the Red Hat team combining IT and release engineering from Fedora and CentOS. Check out our team's info here https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/cpe/ GitForge Updates We are still actively engaging with the Fedora Council and have not made any further progress with this project. We are focusing on ensuring we have […]

# CPE Weekly: 2020-04-14 Hi All, Apologies for the delayed weekly mail, I enjoyed a lovely four-day weekend with my family over Easter which was important and didn't get around to sending this email. The upside is you get two emails from me this week instead Background: The Community Platform Engineering group is the Red […]

Background: The Community Platform Engineering group is the Red Hat team combining IT and release engineering from Fedora and CentOS. Check out our teams info here https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/cpe/ GitForge Updates *There has been a lot of discussion this week on the devel and infra lists about the decision to move to GitLab in the near future. […]

Background: The Community Platform Engineering group 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. For better communication, we will be giving weekly […]

After evaluating over 300 user stories from multiple stakeholders we have aligned on a decision for the Gitforge that CPE will operate for the coming years. We are opting for Gitlab for our dist git and project hosting and will continue to run pagure.io with community assistance. Analysis and recommendation: A lot of comments and […]

Over the past few weeks we've gotten questions on various forums - email, Twitter, IRC, and so on - about why there are no mentions of CentOS 8 updates, or CentOS Stream updates, on the centos-announce mailing list. For those not familiar, centos-announce is were we tell you about security and bugfix updates that have […]

CPE - Community Platform Engineering - is the engineering group within Red Hat which does a lot of the behind-the-scenes work that makes the CentOS and Fedora projects possible. CentOS Stream Project Update 2020-02-28 We would like to welcome you all to our first blog update on the CentOS Stream initiative. Over the course of […]

Due to the change in the status of Red Hat Summit, we have made the decision to postpone the CentOS Dojo at Facebook to a later date. Many of our potential speakers, as well as many of our attendees, had travel plans that were dependent on attendance at Red Hat Summit, and without that event […]

At the end of each CentOS Dojo we have an attendee survey. While these never have the response rate I'd like, they do produce interesting data that help us improve future events. Here's the results from the survey from the Dojo in Brussels, 2020 Q1: I use CentOS for ... 17 responses76.5% Running services at […]