Scrum of scrums/2017-09-13

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contact: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering

callouts[edit]

Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

  • Blocked by: Reading List service completion/deployment
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • Continuing to build/refine Offline Library functionality based on initial user research feedback.
    • Testing and updating for Android Oreo (8.0)

Reading Web[edit]

Reading Infrastructure[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

Discovery[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Running an AB test on the search page this week
    • Converting some selenium tests from Ruby to Node

Community Tech[edit]

Contributors[edit]

Editing[edit]

Parsing[edit]

Global Collaboration[edit]

Collaboration[edit]


UI Standardization[edit]


Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

  • Blocked by: Ops (email sent, awaiting answers)
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • We've been missing SoS for 2 weeks (booooooh)
    • We're back full-team after two successive parental leaves
    • Wikistats 2.0 frontend has made good progress (4 metrics implemented)
    • Wikistats 2.0 backend is under heavy development and moves fast (using Druid as backend)
    • EventLogging purging is continuing to run.

Fundraising Tech[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Still trying to figure out our database replication lag problems
    • Versioning our composer packages, adding phpcs to our CI tests
    • Looking into CentralNotice banner tracking gaps on Safari
    • various payment processor integration tweaks

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
    • None afaik
  • Updates:
  • ci has been slow recently due to nodepool overloading openstack

Research[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:

Scoring Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by: None
  • Blocking:
    • Working on file handle starvation, which blocks stress tests, which prevent deployment to our new server.
  • Updates:
    • Trying to integrate the revscoring "thresholds" work with RC filters.
    • Random script to measure memory use, not including copy-on-write: https://gist.github.com/Eugeny/04ccfe8accf4bc74b0ca. Is there a better tool?
    • Adam and Aaron both gone for some time this week and next.

Search Platform[edit]

Services[edit]

  • Blocked by: Wikidata: very large jobs emitted by wikidata (up to 44Mb of serialized JSON) https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T175316
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • Started double-processing updateBetaFeaturesUserCounts job trough new EventBus pipeline
    • Testing new RESTBase storage

Technical Operations[edit]

  • Blocked by: None
  • Blocking: None
  • Updates:
    • New Quarter goals being drafted
    • luasandbox 2.0.14 rollout, to be completed this week

Wikidata[edit]