Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20180312

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2018-03-12[edit]

Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • Mar 12-16 (week): Greg vacation
  • Mar 26-29 (week since WMF holiday Fri): thcipriani vacation
  • Mar 30 (Fri): WMF Holiday
  • April 2: Željko (Holidays in Croatia - Easter Monday)
  • Apr 3-13: Greg vacation
  • April 16 (Mon): WMF Holiday
  • May 1: Željko (Holidays in Croatia - Labor Day / May Day)
  • May 15?/16/17: Team offsite in Barcelona
  • May 18-20: Wikimedia Hackathon in Barcelona
  • May 21 (Mon): Tech-Mgt F2F
  • May 31: Željko (Holidays in Croatia - Corpus Christi)

Rotating positions[edit]

Train[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
  • Feb 19 - wmf.22 - Mukunda
  • Feb 26 - wmf.23 - Tyler
  • Mar 05 - wmf.24 - Tyler
  • Mar 12 - wmf.25 - Chad <----
  • Mar 19 - wmf.26 - Chad
  • Mar 26 - wmf.27 - Mukunda
  • Apr 02 - wmf.28 - Mukunda
  • Apr 09 - wmf.29 - Tyler
  • Apr 16 - wmf.30 - Tyler

SoS[edit]

  • Feb 19 - Chad
  • Feb 26 - Mukunda
  • Mar 05 - Mukunda
  • Mar 12 - Tyler <----
  • Mar 19 - Tyler
  • Mar 26 - Chad
  • Apr 02 - Chad
  • Apr 09 - Mukunda
  • Apr 16 - Mukunda

Team Business[edit]

Updates[edit]

  • Greg's on vacation this week :)


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]

  • Blocking
    • Scoring platform release of scap 3.8 (I think mukunda tagged that, but I'll double check)
  • Blocked
  • Updates
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Continue improving the ways that users can download articles of interest for later consumption
      • Reading Web: Tech Ops/RelEng
    • Update:

Last week[edit]

  • Blocking
    • None?
  • Blocked
    • None
  • Updates
    • None

1.31.0-wmf.25 going out this week, if you see blockers: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T183964

Train status and happenings[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor


Past week status updates[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
  • T185094 Update page object pattern in Selenium tests - done in core, waiting for reviews, needs to be done in extensions
  • T188744 Find a few people interested in reviewing Selenium patches - done, found a few people :)
  • T181284 Replace nodemw with mwbot - done in core, waiting for reviews, needs to be done in one extension

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

Goals
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
Will be worked on after the long tail task T187797
Unify production and CI docker image build process - task T177276
Yes Done 01/15



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


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


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


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/
Goal:
Verify basic functionality of 'production' deployment and image (initially targeting mathoid):
Functional PoC within integration in the deployment-pipeline
Deploy to isolated k8s

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Quaterly non-goal "Work"[edit]

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

workboard


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



Other work[edit]

Standup![edit]

Antoine[edit]

Chad[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Train
    • Rebuild its-phabricator plugin for Gerrit, fixes security issue
    • Making a list of gerrit plugins I *want* to deploy, rather than just vaguely dumping crap on IRC from time to time
  • What I'm blocked on
    • Nothing?
  • Other?
    • Logstash in beta issue?


Dan[edit]


Greg[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Be on vacation
  • What I'm blocked on
    • Going on vacation
  • Other?
    • Nothing, he's on vacation


Jean-Rene[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • incident reviews
    • stewardship planning and review
    • Blog posts
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Mukunda[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Review Incident reports
    • Code review
    • Testing for Phabricator 7.2 upgrade
    • More work on swift for phabricator git-lfs
    • scap + git-lfs
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Tyler[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • help review incident reports
    • pipeline proposal work
    • dan code revew
  • What I'm blocked on
    • minikube packaging
  • Other?


Zeljko[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • T180144 Upgrade WebdriverIO to 4.9
    • T187859 Move one Selenium tests from mediawiki/core to mediawiki/skins/Vector
    • T185011 Create selenium-MediaWiki-jessie daily Jenkins job
  • What I'm blocked on
    • T185094 Update page object pattern in Selenium tests - done in core, waiting for reviews
    • T181284 Replace nodemw with mwbot - done in core, waiting for reviews
  • Other?
    • T188744 Find a few people interested in reviewing Selenium patches - resolved but you can still join the fun! ;)
    • T184732 LanguageScreenshotBot uploads files to Commons without a license - almost done

Grooming[edit]

Team Kanban Board Review and Triage[edit]


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


Kanban stats[edit]

Burnup chart