Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20151130




How to do it:

  • Dec 2?-Jan 0x - Antoine, no clue yet
  • Dec 4th: Greg - disconnected, leaving Thursday evening, returning Sunday :)
  • Dec 21-Jan 1: Greg - vacation, at least (maybe part of the week before)
  • Dec 22-29: Chad - Christmas
  • Dec 23–25: Tyler — Hopeful, probable, Christmas in Kansas!
  • Dec 24-Jan 3: Dan - Holidays
  • Dec 25: US HOLIDAY - Christmas Day - December 25
  • Jan 1: US HOLIDAY - New Year's Day
  • Jan 4 - 8: WikiDev16 + All Hands
  • Jan 16-18: Chad - another music festival
  • Jan 18: US HOLIDAY - Martin Luther King Day
  • Feb 15: US HOLIDAY - President's Day
  • May 17-(?): Dan - paternity leave :D
    • PO Box for pastries? - Antoine
  • May 30: US HOLIDAY - Memorial Day
  • June-ish: Chad - EDC
  • August: France holiday - because french. :)

Team Business[edit]

Actions from last meeting[edit]

  • MOSTLY DONE - Chad take a look at making the >=Warning graph (mostly done, trying to figure out right log)
  • DONE - Greg: Reword the differential dogfooding goal
  • DONE - Greg: Get perferred physcian form from HR for US staff
  • TODO - Antoine + Mukunda: should sit down and talk CI/Harbormaster/Nodepool
    • Mukunda just needs to find time to finally test out harbormaster triggering jenkins jobs.
  • TODO - Greg: look into reasons for spikes of info-level log spam
    • RunJobs logging changes? See engineering-l/ops-l?
  • DONE - Antoine: 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
    • ACTION: Antoine to create a task

60 day quarter goal check-in[edit]



Q3 Goals[edit]
  • Goals timeline:
    • December 3: Group goal scoped and drafted on for Technology team.
    • December 10: Group goal + all individual team *drafts completed* on; discuss at Infra+Tech group and identify dependencies.
    • December 17: individual team goals + group goal *finalized* on; discuss at Monthly Eng Staff.


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" -

Beta Cluster[edit]
  • Team: might have to watch slow query logs / strict errors etc

Deployment Cabal[edit]

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

Diff[usion|erential] migration[edit]
Quarterly Goal:

Release MediaWiki 1.26[edit]

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

Other Work[edit]