Discovery/Status updates/2017-11-27

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This is the weekly update for the week starting 2017-11-27

Discussions

Search[edit]

  • More work has been done on upgrading elasticsearch to 5.5.x [1]
  • We re-indexed English language wikis to incorporate the Katakana and Hiragana searches [2]
  • Issues were found where search.wikimedia.org was the source of lots of 500 errors, it's been resolved [3]
  • Indexing wikidata descriptions has been enabled (but still working on using that in the search) [4] [5]

Analysis[edit]

  • Chelsy's analysis is complete for testing on 18 wikis with > 1% of search traffic [6]; read here and here

Portal[edit]

  • The name change from "Sámegiella" to "Davvisámegiella" has been pushed into production on Nov 20 [7]
  • The portal translations and stats have been updated — via our new automated process (it's still a work in process) [8] [9]

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