Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20151027




How to do it:

  • Nov 11: US HOLIDAY - Veterans Day - + Antoine
  • Nov 26: US HOLIDAY - Thanksgiving
  • Nov 27: US HOLIDAY - Day after Thanksgiving
  • Dec 4th: Greg - disconnected, leaving Thursday evening, returning Sunday :)
  • Dec 22-29: Chad - Christmas
  • Dec 25: US HOLIDAY - Christmas Day - December 25
  • Jan 01: US HOLIDAY - New Year's Day
  • Dec 2?-Jan 0x - Antoine, no clue yet
  • Jan 16-18: Chad - another music festival
  • Jan 18: US HOLIDAY - Martin Luther King Day
  • Feb 15: US HOLIDAY - President's Day
  • May 30: US HOLIDAY - Memorial Day
  • June-ish: Chad - EDC
  • August: France holiday - because french. :)

Team Business[edit]

Quarterly Goal Checkin[edit]


Chad/Tyler/Bryan Davis aware
Chad / Mukunda aware of this.

Actions from last meeting[edit]

  • Greg: create the Diffuerential weekly meeting
    • Antoine gotta check with wife/familly how it is going to work. Ends up at 6pm.


New vs Maint time spent[edit]


Scrum of Scrums[edit]
Blocked on us:
  • Should we poke on the conversion of tin to Trusty?

Project Updates[edit]

CI Scaling[edit]
Quarterly Goal: "CI cluster responds to spike in queued builds by starting and registering additional jenkins slaves" -

See updates on CI checkin minutes BLOCKER: caching package managers tarballs, see QA list.

Deployment Cabal[edit]

Quarterly Goal: "Migrate all Service team owned services and MW deploys to scap3" -

Phabricator/Diff[usion|erential] migration[edit]

Quarterly Goal:

Release MediaWiki 1.26[edit]

Developer Tooling (MW-Vagrant, MW-Selenium, etc.)[edit]

Beta Cluster[edit]

Other Work[edit]

  • EuRuKo (European Ruby Conference, Salzburg, Austria) report (Željko, 5 minutes)