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Collaborative Tools

Punchplatform

Punchplatform Website is the main external point of contact.
The goal of the website is to focus external user or potential customer to the right area:

  • technical content (blog)
  • product documentation
  • live demonstration
  • Download area to get the standalone

Access

  • Full Open to read
  • Restricted to publish

Website - (preferred) punchplatform.com - punchplatform.io
Live demo - (removed) kibana.punchplatform.com
Data studio - (restricted) datastudio.punchplatform.io
Product Documentation - Latest: doc.punchplatform.com - Version based: doc.punchplatform.com/5.2.0/index.html

Gitlab

Gitlab is a web-based git repository manager with wiki and issue tracking features.

At Punch, we use Gitlab only for git repository (no wiki or tracking issues).

Gitlab is managed by Punch and hosted in a secure Thales Digital Cloud.

Access

The access is secured by authentication using your TGI & password.
A project access can be asked for specific cases.
Contact contact@punchplatform.com
Web link: https://gitlab.thalesdigital.io

Jira

Jira is an issue tracking product developed by Atlassian. It provides bug tracking, issue tracking and project management functions.
At Punch, we use Jira to manage development tasks. It is used with a product focus only. There is no Expertise activities in.
Jira is used as Software as a Service (Saas) to benefit to latest version and mobile application.

In the Support Team, we use Jira to:
- Create bug - Split activities into several tickets when the problem is complicated

Access

Usage reserved for the Punch team. To ask access, please contact: contact@punchplatform.com

Web link: https://punchplatformfactory.atlassian.net

iOS link: https://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/jira-cloud/id1006972087?mt=8

Android link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.atlassian.android.jira.core&hl=fr

Best practices

When creating bug:

  • fill the affected version
  • fill the component field with the name of the component or domain.
    For instance: deployer, parsing, punch…
  • Product Bug must be fixed as soon as possible => Priority has to be high_ or __highest
  • Do not fill fix version before fix the bug

OVH

Punch has a private zone on the OVH public cloud.

This platform is used to provide punchplatform.com website and to test deployment, test performance and run migration procedure. It is the second testing platform.

Access

First create an account on OVH website. Second contact contact@punchplatform.com providing the generic OVH user.

Web UI: https://www.ovh.com/manager

Punchbox

The PunchBox is little rack with 3 hypervisors (Dell) and 1 switch.The models and the size are similar as production equipment.
This platform is used by Core Team and Expertise Team to test hardware performance, long running tasks or specifics use cases.

For instance: Tuning on virtualisation, indexing on HDD, Object storage reconstruction.

Access

You need to have a network access to internal network to use the Punchbox

Slack

Slack is a collaboration messaging application used to send messages and technical information between team members.

Access

Web link: https://punchplatform.slack.com/messages/CD5HSV0VB/

For better performance, you can download the desktop application.

Usage reserved for the punchplatform team. To ask access, please contact: contact@punchplatform.com