Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20170118



Vacations/Important dates[edit]
How to do it
  • Jan 26-27: Chad, maybe
  • February 20: President's Day
  • March 13: Monthly day off
  • April 14: Monthly day off

Team Business[edit]

Time spent spreadsheet[edit]

Rotating positions and absences[edit]

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks:

Jan 9 and Jan 16[edit]

  • Train: Chad
    • No train week of Jan 9th
    • wmf.8
  • SoS: Tyler
  • Out:
    • Jan 9/10/11: DevSummit (Greg and Chad)
    • Jan 12/13: All Hands (Everyone but Antione)

Jan 23 and Jan 30[edit]

Feb 6 and Feb 13[edit]

Actions from last meeting[edit]

  • Greg: reply to kubernetes email to ops
    • Yes Done

Scrum of Scrums[edit]
Blocked on us:

This week[edit]

  • Blocking
  • Blocked
  • Updates
    • Train/deploys back to normal

Last week[edit]

  • Blocking
  • Blocked
  • Updates
    • No train next week
    • New person! JR Branaa, come say hi

Other Team Business[edit]

Skill Matrix![edit]

Volunteer deployers ?[edit]

  • Greg hasn't responded yet :/

Mid-year check-in[edit]

  • What? When?
    • not this week :/

Quarterly Review[edit]

Annual Planning[edit]

  • That time again!
  • We need to have a draft high level goal for our team, due Monday 1/23.
  • This is really a non-tactical/plan thing.

Q3 goal/project check-in[edit]

Continuous Integration Infrastructure modernization[edit]

Gather requirements for new CI system - task T153270
  • Tyler will schedule stalk people

Migrate MediaWiki deploys to scap3 (part 2 — This time, it's personal; A.K.A Scappy Strikes Back)[edit]

Build fanout support in scap3[edit]


Re-evaluate and improve search functionality in Phabricator - task T146843

Non-Quarterly goal work[edit]

  • Multiversion is almost untangled. \o/
  • mw-config backlog went from 120 to 60 last week (!!!)

Browser tests[edit]

  • T155640 selenium-Core Jenkins job failing

Beta Cluster[edit]

People status updates[edit]


Last week[edit]

This week[edit]


Last week[edit]

All hands + dev summit

This week[edit]

Train, multiversion cleanups, scap, gerrit


Last week[edit]

This week[edit]


Last week[edit]

Wramp-up (environment,people), All-hands, Administrative

This week[edit]

QA Interview prep (question, people), Wramp-up cont...


Last week[edit]

  • All hands

This week[edit]

  • Made a large amount of progress on porting Scap 3 to Python 3
  • Phabricator Phabricator Phabricator


Last week[edit]

  • Talking

This week[edit]

  • Scap 3.5.0
  • Setup some kind of requirements gather meeting for CI thangs.


Last week[edit]

  • All Hands

This week[edit]

  • jet lag
  • T155640 selenium-Core Jenkins job failing
  • T152432 Make it possible to execute tests as a specific (new) MediaWiki user on beta cluster