We are about to turn the corner on 4.2.9. The open issue count is dropping relatively quickly and morale is good. The logical locking work is wrapping up and we'll soon begin to bump all the plugins in preparation for final testing and release.
New work this month saw a first draft reimplementation of GenQuery with flex and bison. This work targets a few otherwise-unfixable bugs in the current string-based parsing of incoming General Queries. There has also been new work on a resource library and better separation between the data object and replica libraries. As we continue to use these new internal interfaces, they are proving solid and extremely productive. We've restarted the research into using RDMA as a transport mechanism for iRODS and have consolidated the cacheless S3 plugin code after all its tests have passed.
We will be (virtually) speaking at BioIT World and eResearch Australasia 2020 in the next month. Come wave at us in the computer.
Stay safe everyone.
New Development Work
Active Development Work
New RPC API framework
C++ S3 API