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Ticket Description Actions, Update
Request from LRbanner referencing EVS Explorer

If NCI Terms Browser down, banner should point people to EVS Explorer.

Will be in current tag, on QA

NCI-RITM0497500Planning Discussion with Systems about migrating to Java 17
  • Meeting Fri, Jan19 11AM
  • Tomcat 8.5 EoL this year
  • ecj is Tomcat8 jar and needs updated to work with Java 17. 
  • Shiv Kadarthi overseeing the OS/Tomcat upgrade.
  • Java 17 installed on Dev
  • Scott working with Systems to get JConsole on Dev
NCI-RITM0499380 add jconsole access on PROD to debug performance issues

Posted latest access errors to ticket, trying to get needed access.

Per Jason - has been bumped up to engineering team

MEME URI not working, hostname usable as workaround

Vansi asked if it was still broken and will work on it

Lori to reach out to Brian

Collaborate migrationCollaborate ending in February

Any issues impacting us?  No EVS documents

GDC-MVS has been migrated to Sharepoint

NCI-CHG0018566 - jconsole permissions on the EVS DEV Server nciws-d2002-v

Need install/access by developers - up and running on Dev

EVS transition to virtual machines

STATUS: We are waiting to switch STAGE from on prem to VM once PROD server is ready; so we can switch both PROD and STAGE at same time . 

  • New rules from Systems Engineering has resulted in additional documentation and testing.
  • Jenkins setup created, still adjusting it.


Monthly Planning and Focus

Completed Sprint - Sprint 216 (Jan 9 - Feb 2) -

Current Sprint  - Sprint 217 (Feb 2 - Mar 2) - Sprint 217

For the month of February 2024

  •  Tracy to update this section
Technical Debt remediation

LexEVS Code Debt Refactoring

  • Coding complete on lexevs services - except for isolated dependencies
    • Java 17 work ready for NCit Browser 
  • CTS2 - Working to update Jakarta - linked to Java17
  • Dependabot notice to update jQuery - ready for Dev

OS Updates
  • Mark reached out to Krish, Eric Williams and are waiting to hear back.
  • Jason provided list of AWS hosts (24 hosts on AWS need to move to new Amazon Linux 23)
  •  Mark to reach out by Friday if we don't hear back
  • In place install of Oracle Linux 7, starting at Dev.
    • First server will be Protege Dev, then move up the tiers
Report Exporter
  • Banner changes being implemented 
    • for on cloud → will be using CBIIT's injection
    • for on-prem → will be using our own implementation
  • Working on templating - Need user feedback for phase 2
    • Demo feedback implemented
    • Need to make more dynamic - load values from external source - work started
    • Will need feedback from users to provide template requirements
      • Meeting held Feb 5 with several requirements noted
      • Question for Lyubov about expected audience for app. Suggested to hold short meeting
  • Wait time indicator work is ready for testing
ACTION: (from Lyuba) We don't have any indication that the tool is working. Can we get an indicator, like a spinning circle, etc.
  •  Short meeting to determine audience for app


Statistics Dashboard

Complete Migration of Statistics Dashboard from SumoLogic to DataDog by March 2024.


  • Status meeting has been scheduled for every Friday
  • Sharepoint project has been created to track tasks.
  • Collectors requested for all production servers.



Comparison/Mapping Tool

On Hold

AWS Cloud to be in Separate Account

Waiting on AWS team

Team Absences

Mayo Team - Tracy out week of Feb12

MSC - 

Leidos - Mark out morning on Feb 16

QA - 

Gov - 

EVS Service and Architecture Group
  • Lori attended - lots of discussion on Contact Us
  • Request permission to eliminate form part of Contact Us page - at least in short term
  • Lori to reach out with more information



  • Contact Us page is creating Spam for NCIt email
    • Kim suggests discussion with Scott about this issue- has proposal
    • Mark suggests 
      • server side filtering
      • enhanced captcha
      • service to handle the email -CRM (Customer Relationship Manager)
        • ClinVar uses this system
  • 2 tags ready for QA 
    • NCIm having issues coming up
      • Scott to consult, as cache issues similar to Terms Browser
    • Term Browser in QA
      • 3 Jira tickets passed to Scott




Terminology Updates and Schedule 

Mark Benson TPM Update