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Vacations/Important dates[edit]

How to do it: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Time_off

  • Jan 30-31st - FOSDEM - Antoine
  • Feb 3rd - core narrative annual plan due
  • Feb 15: US HOLIDAY - President's Day
  • March 4th - strategic narrative annual plan due
  • March 11th - draft Q4 (April 1st - June 30th) goals due
  • March 31st - April 3rd : Hackathon in Israel
  • April 1st - Q4 goals published
  • May 9-Mid June-ish?: Greg - paternity leave - exact dates TBD
  • May 17-(?): Dan - paternity leave :D
  • Late May - draft Q1 (July 1st - Sept 30th) due
  • May 30: US HOLIDAY - Memorial Day
  • June (mid): Chad - EDC
  • June 22nd - 28th : Wikimania in Italy
  • July 1st - Q1 goals published
  • July 1st – Annual Plan, Budget, Risks Document and FAQ are posted
  • August: France holiday - because french. :)
  • January 2017 : Dev Summit + All Hands (presumably)

Team Business[edit]

=== Actions from last meeting ===
  • TODO - No One Yet: investigate carbon aggregation of stats >1 month old behavior
    • ACTION: Antoine to create a task
      • Overdue



New vs Maint time spent[edit]

Scrum of Scrums[edit]

Blocked on us: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/h7YTCBTJsepS/#R

Other Team Business[edit]

Q3 QR[edit]

slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1RusyM47cmNMH9b7rntq6YzlsQZ0IIHYxfbTgucMdeO0/edit#slide=id.gdca235235_0_0

Skill matrix: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Skill_matrix

Hackathon attendance[edit]

Who wants to go?

  • Antoine: no
  • Chad: no
  • Dan: no
  • Greg: no
  • Mukunda:no
  • Tyler: no
  • Zeljko: not sure. probably no

Team Offsite[edit]

When? (See email thread)


Moritz pinged re https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T104306 "Manage Appveyor account"

  • Also Github role accounts, TravisCI? Etc?

Annual Planning[edit]

Spreadsheet (team only) - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1GBokh9zeO5vflAAZLjMuagV4FeFQHCFrApjs_KXNZ7o/edit#gid=0

Past ideas and things:

To discuss: How to go about this team planning.

Planning etherpad (for any notes we want to create on this): https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/releng-1617-plan-ideas


Q3 goal/project check-in[edit]

Reduce CI Wait time[edit]

KPI: https://grafana.wikimedia.org/dashboard/db/releng-kpis?panelId=2&fullscreen

Consolidate deploy tools[edit]

Migrate MediaWiki to scap3 - task T114313
Q2 Quarterly Goal hold over: Migrate all Service team owned services and MW deploys to scap3 - https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T109926

Differential Migration[edit]

Integrate Differential with our Continuous Integration infrastructure - task T31
Shepherd the RFC - task T119908
Discuss at WikiDev16 - task T114320
Garner early adopter projects (goal: 1 project per WMF "team")

Other Work[edit]