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Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20180122

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Pad for the Release Engineering Team weekly meeting Archive at: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Checkin_archive


Vacations/Important dates[edit]

How to do it
  • Feb 2nd: Mukunda vacation day
  • Feb 9th: thcipriani half-day
  • Feb 19 (Mon): President's Day (All US Staff)
  • Mar 30 (Fri): WMF Holiday
  • April 14 (Fri): WMF Holiday
  • May 15?/16/17: Team offsite in Barcelona
  • May 18-20: Wikimedia Hackathon in Barcelona
  • May 21 (Mon): Tech-Mgt F2F

Team Business[edit]

Rotating positions and absences[edit]

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/?project=PHID-PROJ-fmcvjrkfvvzz3gxavs3a&statuses=open%28%29&group=none&order=newest#R

Jan 15 and Jan 22[edit]

  • Train: Tyler
  • SoS: Mukunda
  • Out
    • Jan 15 (Mon): Martin Luther King Day (All US Staff)
    • Jan 22/23: Dev Summit
    • Jan 24: Tech Management F2F
    • Jan 25/26: WMF All Hands

Jan 29 and Feb 05[edit]

  • Train: Chad
  • SoS: Tyler
  • Out
    • Jan 29-31: Team offsite

Feb 12 and Feb 19[edit]

  • Train: Mukunda
  • SoS: Chad
  • Out:
    • Feb 19 (Mon): President's Day (All US Staff)

Actions from last meeting[edit]

Scrum of Scrums[edit]

Greg to copy to etherpad after meeting: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/Scrum-of-Scrums

This week[edit]

Release Engineering[edit]

Last week[edit]

Puppet SWAT[edit]

list of patches you want to submit to Puppet SWAT

Logspam \ Last week's train updates[edit]


Other Team Business[edit]

Q3 goal/project check-in[edit]

All of it in table form: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Goals/201718Q3

Quarterly Goals[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 5: Milestone 1: Develop and migrate to a JavaScript-based browser testing stack[edit]

Due: End of this quarter
What: Specific improvements to the now canonical framework, see: task T182421, notably:
Upgrade webdriverIO to version 4.9
Investigate replacing nodemw with mwbot
Video recording for Selenium tests in Node.js
Task: task T182421
  • T175179 Create selenium-CirrusSearch-jessie daily Jenkins job
    • Done.

Program 1: Outcome 5: Objective 1: Maintain existing shared Continuous Integration infrastructure[edit]

Draft requirements for a Kubernetes based solution for CI - task T183513
Migrate MediaWiki PHPUnit tests to Shipyard (docker-based CI) (~40% of Nodepool usage) - task T183512
Unify production and CI docker image build process - task T177276
Yes Done 01/15
  • Lack of progress due to Antoine oddities in personal schedule. Requires MySQL backend which is not so trivial to handle.

Program 3: Outcome 1: Objective 2: Identify and find stewards for high-priority/high use code segment orphans[edit]

Due: End of quarter
task T174091
  • Meeting with Toby and Victoria scheduled from Feb1

Program 3: Outcome 2: Objective 2: Define and implement a process to regularly address technical debt across the Foundation[edit]

Due: End of quarter
task T174095
  • started investigating approaches to syncing up the various tech debt activities across WMF.

Program 3: Outcome 2: Objective 3: Promote and surface important technical debt topics at large gatherings of Wikimedia developers (e.g., DevSummit and Hackathon(s))[edit]

Due: End of next quarter
task T174096
  • no progress.

Program 6: Outcome 2: Objective 2: Set up a continuous integration and deployment pipeline[edit]

Due: End of this quarter
Keyword: SSD
phab project: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/2453/
Verify basic functionality of 'production' deployment and image (initially targeting mathoid):
Functional PoC within integration in the deployment-pipeline
Deploy to isolated k8s

Quaterly non-goal "Work"[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 1: Objective 1: Scap (Tech Debt Sprint FY201718-Q2)[edit]


Program 1: Outcome 5: Objective 1: Maintain existing shared Continuous Integration infrastructure[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 6: Milestone 1: Maintain Gerrit[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 6: Milestone 2: Maintain Phabricator[edit]

Streamline logspam workflows by adding some integration with phabricator
Store git-lfs (and other phab uploads) in swift: task T182085

Program 1: Outcome 5: Objective 1: MW Nightlies server[edit]

Other work[edit]

*Legacy Encoding Train Blocker port mortem meeting scheduled. 
*Three stewardship review items have been submitted.  Greg and I to review tomorrow. 


Team Kanban Board Review and Triage[edit]

Once / month-ish review of backlog(s)[edit]

Kanban stats[edit]

Burnup chart