Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20151103




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 24-Jan 3: Dan - Holidays (probably)
  • 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]

Actions from last meeting[edit]

  • TODO - GREG: re KPIs, do mw core gate-processing time for this quarter, reassess for next quarter if needed
  • TODO - No One Yet: investigate carbon aggregation of stats >1 month old behavior
  • DONE - Differential-crew: talk more about RFC in the weekly meeting
  • DONE - GREG: Get help from Megan/Sarah re moving the meetings around oh my god
  • TODO - EVERYONE: please review Antoine's caching proposal!
  • DONE - CHAD: 1.26 release: "Chad will send email to wikitech-l asking for help with the blockers today"



  • GSOC?
  • Don't forget Zeljko's conference report after this meeting :)

New vs Maint time spent[edit]


Scrum of Scrums[edit]
Blocked on us:

Project Updates[edit]

CI Scaling[edit]
Quarterly Goal: "CI cluster responds to spike in queued builds by starting and registering additional jenkins slaves" -
  • still needing feedback on package manager caching
  • since blocked on ^ decided to upgrade zuul :)

Deployment Cabal[edit]

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

Diff[usion|erential] migration[edit]
Quarterly Goal:
  • bd808+Lego's composer plugin to be in Differential, Mukunda on it
    • issue with firewall'd phab box and the proxy - ping ops :) ("good luck")

Release MediaWiki 1.26[edit]
Nag e-mail sent last week.
Board pruned, down to 14 actual blockers. Going to push on all the assigned ones and find assignees for the remainder this week.

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

Beta Cluster[edit]

Other Work[edit]

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