Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20141216

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2014-12-16[edit]

Team Business[edit]

Team Workboard[edit]

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/board/20/?order=priority

Scrum of Scrums[edit]

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/board/64/

Vagrant[edit]

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/627/

  • Triage existing tasks
    • Create workboard?
  • Bigger goal of establishing unit-test coverage

Browser tests[edit]

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/630/

  • Finalizing environment abstraction layer
    • Further testing by refactoring some advanced scenarios (in Flow, CentralAuth, Echo)
    • Team review tomorrow
    • Merging later this week
  • all VE tests are broken. I'll walk Rummana through fixing them later today.
  • Writing a new test for vFlow since they marked the ticket High and haven't done it themselves. It'll be fast. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T75239
  • Refactoring MMV and UW tests as their UIs get the OOJS treatment, working mostly with Gilles and a little with Mark. Trying to get rid of the sleeps and I'm finding some issues with how Chrome treats the z-axis in our UIs. I want to pair with Zeljko on this later.

Deployment tooling[edit]

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/board/349/query/open/?order=priority

Continuous Integration[edit]

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/continuous-integration/board/?order=priority

  • Antoine getting HHVM job
    • manual run of them all, assess status of the builds, if only a few broken, enable it everywhere
  • Gearman/Zuul/Jenkins still deadlocking from time to time for random reasons :-\

Beta cluster[edit]

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/board/497/?order=priority We have new labs servers! If you collect a rough count of how many new instances you need, I'll lift the quotas.

Hiring[edit]

Other[edit]

Vacations/Confs/Holidays/etc[edit]

  • 12/10-12/17 - Elena's on vacation
  • 12/20 - 1/4 - Greg on vacation
  • 12-22 to 1-06 Željko vacation
  • 12/24 - Chris vacation
  • 12/25-1/4 - Dan vacation
  • 12/25 - Christmas
  • 12/26 - Day after Christmas
  • 1/1 - New Years
  • 1/2 - Day after New Years
  • Antoine has no clue yet. Will be on call at worse.